Paul Craig Roberts on Iran — A War Trump Can’t Win

Saudi Arabia is claiming that “sabotage attacks” have damaged two of its oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.   Is it part of a plan to stage “false flag” attacks which can be blamed on Iran, in order to provide a pretext for the U.S. to launch an assault on that troublesoms, oil rich nation?  Remember what General Wesley Clark said about the Pentagon memo which described the Bush’s administration’s plan to take out seven countries in five years in the middle east, starting with Iraq, and ending with Iran.  And remember how the Johnson administration used alleged attacks by North Vietnamese patrol boats on American ships as a pretext for widening that war.  Political Analyst Paul Craig Roberts says if Trump is bucking for military action against Iran, he’ll be getting himself involved in a war he can’t win:

Venezuela: The U.S. Plot Thickens

More U.S. efforts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro: Power outages are increasing, along with the ever-tightening U.S. sanctions which continue to devastate Venezuela’s economy.  Independent Journalist Greg Palast is now reporting that the infamous billionaire Koch brothers have a big part in the drive to remove Maduro from office.  Palast says that’s because Venezuela is refusing to supply the Koch refineries in Texas

with the type of heavy oil that country produces, and which the refineries need.  On-target’s Larry Sparano talks about that and more, with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

U.S. Effort to Remove Maduro: Will Russia Intervene?

Why is the U.S. trying to oust Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, and replace him with Juan Guaido?  And will Russia, and even China try to stop it?  On-Target’s Larry Sparano says it’s an old story of U.S. exploitation of Latin America, and is reminiscent of what happened in Cuba.  Here’s his discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York: