General Assembly Palestinian Statehood Vote

General Assembly Palestinian Statehood Vote - by Stephen Lendman Earlier articles discussed it, accessed through the following links: http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/04/palestinian-statehood-and-other.html http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/04/declaring-independent-palestinian-state.html They explain that in 1987, Law Professor Francis Boyle was Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) legal advisor in drafting its 1988 Declaration of Independence. In the late 1980s, he was asked, "Why should the PLO crate... Continue Reading →

NATO’s Libya War: A Nuremberg Level Crime

NATO's Libya War: A Nuremberg Level Crime - Stephen Lendman The US/UK/French-led war on Libya will be remembered as one of history's greatest crimes. It violates the letter and spirit of international law and America's Constitution. The Nuremberg Tribunal's Chief Justice Robert Jackson (a US Supreme Court Justice) called Nazi war crimes "the supreme international... Continue Reading →

Libya War: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Libya War: It Ain't Over Till It's Over - by Stephen Lendman Mark Twain once called reports of his death greatly exaggerated. The same hold for Libyans, not ready to submit to NATO colonization, occupation, plunder and exploitation. Not at least without a fight. The stakes are high - stay free or die socially, economically,... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Wars on Humanity

Obama's Wars on Humanity - by Stephen Lendman America's a poster child failed state, defined in a recent article as follows: (1) An inability or unwillingness to protect its citizens from violence and other forms of harm. (2) Its abrogation of rule of law standards. (3) Its lawless belligerent pursuits. (4) If nominal democracies, its... Continue Reading →

NATO’s Planned Bloodbath in Tripoli

NATO'S Planned Bloodbath In Tripoli - by Stephen Lendman NATO intends to get the bloodbath it wants through intensified terror bombing and low-level strafing of civilians and nonmilitary sites. No matter that it grossly violates international and constitutional law, what Washington-led member states long ago trashed. Through August 22, air operations included 19,877 sorties and... Continue Reading →

New York Times: Lying about Libya and Palestine

New York Times: Lying about Libya and Palestine - by Stephen Lendman Note: A follow-up article will continue the narrative below. Currently, events in Tripoli are fluid. Progressive Radio News Hour contributor Mahdi Nazemroaya's overnight email said: "NATO landed insurgents in (Tripoli) harbor. They are attacking my hotel. I almost got shot. They're still lying... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Right of Self-Defense

Palestinian Right of Self-Defense - by Stephen Lendman Repeatedly, Israel preemptively bombs, shells, and inflicts other forms of lawless violence on Gazans, bogusly claiming self-defense. When they respond, Israel calls it terrorism, claiming justification for greater attacks in "self-defense," what international law prohibits. In fact, UN Charter Article 2(4) says: "All Members shall refrain in... Continue Reading →

Another Israeli False Flag?

Another Israeli False Flag? - by Stephen Lendman Mossad and Shin Bet (Israel's Security Agency) have long, odious histories of committing them. More on that below. At issue now is whether the August 18 bus and other attacks inside Israel were committed by external elements or Israel, and if so, why? Also at issue always... Continue Reading →

Falsified New York Times Middle East Reports

Falsified New York Times Middle East Reports - by Stephen Lendman They appear daily like weeds on all topics. As a result, Times reports aren't fit to read, let alone print. August 18 was no exception, publishing lies about Libyan insurgent victories. On August 18, headlining, "Libyan Rebels Gain Control of Oil Refinery as Qaddafi... Continue Reading →

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