DIPLOMATIC JOUSTING OVER VENEZUELA’S BID FOR UN SECURITY COUNCIL SEAT HEATS UP

Diplomatic Jousting Over Venezuela's Bid for UN Security Council Seat Heats Up - by Stephen LendmanUS Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice is stepping up a late US diplomatic high-pressure blitz to convince nations she's meeting and speaking with not to support Venezuela's bid for the UN Security Council seat for a two year term beginning... Continue Reading →

AFGHANISTAN – THE OTHER LOST WAR

Afghanistan: The Other Lost War - by Stephen LendmanIn his important new book Freedom Next Time, dealing with "empire, its facades and the enduring struggle of people for their freedom," John Pilger has a chapter on Afghanistan. In it he says that "Through all the humanitarian crises in living memory, no country has been abused... Continue Reading →

JOURNALISM, WALL STREET JOURNAL-STYLE

Journalism, Wall Street Journal-Style - by Stephen LendmanIt takes great courage to venture onto the editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal - especially on Fridays when Mary Anastasia O'Grady's Americas column appears. This is a woman who surely will have a serious back problem one day resulting from her permanent position of genuflection to... Continue Reading →

VENEZUELAN FOREIGN MINISTER ILLEGALLY DETAINED AT JFK AIRPORT AND STRIP-SEARCHED

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Illegally Detained at JFK Airport and Strip-Searched - by Stephen LendmanVHeadline.com broke the news early Saturday evening that Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Madura was prevented by airport officials from departing the US from JFK airport on a commercial flight on Saturday following the UN General Assembly meeting. He said officials demanded he... Continue Reading →

HUGO CHAVEZ’S NEW WORLD VISION

Hugo Chavez's New World Vision - by Stephen LendmanAfter agreeing to supply discounted oil to the richest city in Europe - London - to help its low income residents use the city's buses at a reduced cost after earlier providing discounted heating oil for the poor in several northeastern US cities including its richest one... Continue Reading →

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