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US says has right to “defend” (plunder) Syria oilfields

Donald Trump plays the Ugly American role to perfection Press TV interview featuring Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor “The Pentagon claims that revenues from US-controlled oilfields in northeastern Syria are channeled into (terrorist) forces backed by the US in the country.” -Press TV Smedley Butler, who would have founded Veterans Today if the internet had existed back then, famously said “War Is a Racket.” Normally US presidents don’t admit that. They say they’re defending democracy, human rights, oppressed minorities—anything but oil and gangsters and corporate profits. Donald Trump, with his tasteless, charmingly psychopathic lack of hypocrisy, has changed all that. From…

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Baghdadi was an Israeli agent, “killing” a Trumped-up farce (Kevin on Press TV)

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor The Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, whom US President Donald Trump claimed had been killed, was in fact a US or an Israeli agent, says an American scholar. Trump announced Baghdadi’s death in a military raid by US forces in northwest Syria in an address on Sunday morning. PressTV-UN says can’t verify US claim on Daesh leader’s death A United Nations spokesman says the world body cannot verify the US’ statement on the death of Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump said he watched much of the raid in the Situation…

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Dr. Soleimani is being used as a political pawn by US neoconservatives – Kevin on Press TV

Dr. Masoud Soleimani, who has been illegally imprisoned in the United States since October last year, is being used as a political pawn by US neoconservatives, Zionists who are hostile towards the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to Dr. Kevin Barrett. Barrett said that Dr. Soleimani “should be protected by habeas corpus,” which is a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge or into court, especially to secure the person’s release unless lawful grounds are shown for his detention. Barrett, an author, journalist and radio host with a Ph.D. in Islamic and Arabic Studies, made…

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Wife of Iranian scientist condemns US ‎ for detaining him for a year without ‎trial‎

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The family of Professor Masoud Soleimani, an Iranian stem cell scientist who has been jailed by the US, condemned Washington’s hostile act and blatant human rights violation. Speaking at a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Soleimani’s wife, Dr. Mahnaz Rabeie, denounced the US for keeping the scientist behind bars for a whole year without any fair trial. What follow is the text of the statement, according to Press TV: “In the Name of God Statement by the family of Dr. Masoud Soleimani on the anniversary of the…

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Clinton crime family hijacked Democratic Party: Scholar

Press TV The Clinton crime family hijacked the Democratic Party, American scholar Kevin Barrettsays. Barrett, who is an author journalist and radio host in Madison, Wisconsin told Press TV in an interview on Saturday that in the United States the Democratic Party had traditionally represented the working class and the Republican Party the rich billionaires. However, with the arrival of the Clinton duo at the helm of US politics that has changed. “After the Clinton family got hold of the Democratic Party in the 1990s, it became the other party of the billionaires,” Barrett said. “A lot of Americans, and…

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US taking advantage of Saudi weak military capability: Analyst

Press TV The United States is “taking advantage” of Saudi Arabia’s weak military capability by selling Riyadh more Patriot missiles that “do not work,” says a political analyst. Kevin Barrett, an American author and scholar, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Saturday when asked about the US’ plan to send additional forces and equipment to Saudi Arabia. On Friday, the Pentagon announced the deployment of a large number of additional troops as well as equipment to Saudi Arabia, which include two fighter squadrons, two Patriot batteries, and a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD). The move officials…

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Lindsey Graham: Trump’s Sexually-Blackmailed Israeli Handler?

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Lindsey Graham sure acts like a sexually blackmailed Israeli agent. To understand this we need to unpack the Jeffrey Epstein scandal. Ghislaine (whose name means “filth” in Arabic) Maxwell, daughter of Mossad superspy Robert Maxwell, was Epstein’s Mossad handler…or one of them. Ehud Barak was another. Epstein’s job was to pimp young girls to powerful people and get compromising photos and videos, which Israel uses to control the United States. Despite Epstein’s “suicide” there are still plenty of Epstein-types out there, many pushing underage males as well as females. Lindsey Graham…

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Rouhani: “Peace Through Resistance”

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor, and Ian Williams of Foreign Policy in Focus When Iran’s President Rouhani brings a “message of peace” from “a nation of resistance,” is that a contradiction? Not really. Iran anchors the Axis of Resistance—specializing in resistance against aggressors, invaders, ethnic cleansers, colonizers, economic terrorists, and genocide perpetrators. If potential aggressors see that they will face determined resistance, they won’t aggress. Determined resistance against aggression is the path to peace.

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