On Monday, May 21, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a rant against Iran before the Heritage Foundation in Washington, right-wing think tank. It was a bullying speech to push the Iranian leadership to surrender unconditionally to US demands. If the Iranian people are unable to contrive „regime change“ the US will do it by military means, perhaps together with Israel, which Pompeo didn’t say. But everybody knows that Israel is hell-bent to crush Iran.
All the other twelve orders he required from Iran to fulfill, are blatant violations of all norms of international law and the UN Charta. Pompeo made a revealing statement, either accidentally or out of lack of knowledge, that, if Iran surrenders to the US demands they can look forward to rejoining the „league of nations.“ The League of Nations was the predecessor organization of the United Nations from 1920 to 1946.
The disregard and disrespect for the United Nations and the accords, which the US was party to, such as the Iran deal, convey an impression as if the US is planning to undermine, if not destroy the United Nations. Such an idea comes to mind by the appointment of John Bolton, the Stalin-like mustache Ziocon hawk, who said about the United Nations after 9/11: „The Secretariat building in New York has 38 stories. If it lost ten stories, it wouldn’t make a bit of difference“. Weiterlesen