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 Global Research News Hour 
 Global Research News Hour Episode 264
 Weekly Program
 Pepe Escobar, Michel Chossudovsky, Yves Engler, Michael Welch
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On this week's Global Research News Hour, on the heels of the June 13th attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, we examine some of the tensions that have been rising between the US and Iran in recent weeks, and attempt to determine if they represent a prelude for war. In the first half hour, Professor Michel Chossudovsky explains his assessment that a conventional war on Iran is highly unlikely given shifting strategic alliances in the region. Later, Yves Engler outlines reasons behind the Canadian government's enmity toward Tehran. Finally, geopolitical analyst Pepe Escobar comments on breaking developments including his contention that Trump, at odds with his own National Security Advisor, wants desperately to open talks with the Iranian government,
interviews by Michael Welch

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