The nuclear issue was always a fake – Iran never had a weapons program. US is not in a hurry to remove Iran sanctions due to any change in Iranian posture but because it thinks doing so suits its attempt to thwart the Russian pivot to Eurasia
This article originally appeared at CounterPunch
The Laussanne negotiations between Iran and the so called P5+1 group (the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany) have nothing to do with nuclear proliferation. They are, in fact, another attempt to weaken and isolate Russia by easing sanctions, thus allowing Iranian gas to replace Russian gas in Europe.
Laussanne shows that Washington still thinks that the greatest threat to its dominance is the further economic integration of Russia and Europe, a massive two-continent free trade zone from Lisbon to Vladivostok that would eventually dwarf dwindling US GDP while decisively shifting the balance of…
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