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Pompeo blames Iran for drone attacks on crucial Saudi oil sites | NBC News |

As Iran-backed Yemeni rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Tehran directly.

"Amid all the calls for de-escalation, Iran has now launched an unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply," he said on Twitter. "There is no evidence the attacks came from Yemen."


Media echo chamber ...

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attack on Saudi Oil Industry | Bloomberg |
Pompeo accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants | France24 |
US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites | BBC News |

"No evidence the attacks came from Yemen" said Pompeo in the press.

One step further ...

Iranian general says country ready for 'full-fledged war' with US | Times of Israel |

Beating the war drums just before the reelection of Bibi Netanyahu ... a strong man!

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Sun Sep 15th, 2019 at 08:33:10 AM EST
US press is cranking the gin mill for Trump all weekend, because "democratic processes".

Meanwhile, IRONY. AP's man, not in Afghanistan but in Pakistan, is said to be quoting sources from Kremlin-funded news agencies.

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks 'dead'

Russian state news agency Tass cited the Taliban's Qatar-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen as saying the delegation had held consultations with Zamir Kabulov, President Vladimir Putin's envoy for Afghanistan. The visit was confirmed to the AP by a Taliban official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to reporters.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 12:51:23 AM EST
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