Profile of a Rogue State

Profile of a Rogue State by Stephen Lendman America's unmatched globally. However, pound for pound, based on size, its policies, and regional threat, Israel stands out. Daily, its crimes against humanity continue. On January 23, Jerusalem police arrested two Palestinian officials, Khaled Abu Arafeh and Mohammed Totah. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said both men were... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Failed State of the Union

Obama's Failed State of the Union by Stephen Lendman It was typical Obama, taking credit for what should be condemned. He's a fraud, a crime boss, a war criminal multiple times over, a moral coward, and serial liar. His State of the Union address was beginning-to-end doublespeak, duplicity, coverup, and denial of failed policies complicit... Continue Reading →

Independent Libyan Fact-Finding Mission

Independent Libyan Fact-Finding Mission by Stephen Lendman A joint report was released by the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR), Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), and International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC). Their mission investigated alleged widespread international law violations since mid-February 2011. Its mandate included investigating those committed by: the former government; NATO; and... Continue Reading →

The Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide by Stephen Lendman Raphael Lemkin defined genocide as: "the destruction of a nation or of an ethnic group" that corresponds to other terms like "tyrannicide, homicide, infanticide, etc." (It) does not necessarily mean the destruction of a nation, except when accomplished by mass killings....It is signify a coordinated plan (to destroy)... Continue Reading →

Whistling Past the Graveyard

Whistling Past the Graveyard by Stephen Lendman Europe's sinking. Japan's in recession. China risks landing hard. America's sure to follow. Yet equity markets rallied impressively so far in January. Be careful. Economist David Rosenberg warns about renting, not owning, rallies based on hope. They're sure to disappoint, especially ones fueled by speculative excess. In his... Continue Reading →

Arab League Arrogance

Arab League Arrogance by Stephen Lendman On December 26, Arab League observers began monitoring Syrian cities. They'll remain another month, despite calls to remove them. Al Arabiya, Saudi Arabia's state-controlled media, reported Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal saying: "My country will withdraw its monitors because the Syrian government did not execute any of the elements... Continue Reading →

Violence Rages in Libya

Violence Rages in Libya by Stephen Lendman Occupied Libya isn't pretty. Libya SOS said its government "recognize(d) the presence of the forces belonging to 14 different nationalities in the country under the umbrella of the training, assistance and advice." In mid-January, 12,000 US troops sent to Malta readied to occupy Libya. Around 6,000 or more... Continue Reading →

America’s Great Divide Between Rich and Poor

America's Great Divide Between Rich and Poor by Stephen Lendman In 1962, Michael Harrington's "The Other America" exposed the nation's dark side, saying: "In morality and in justice, every citizen should be committed to abolishing the other America, for it is intolerable that the richest nation in human history should allow such needless suffering." "But... Continue Reading →

NPR and PBS Anti-Iranian Propaganda

NPR and PBS Anti-Iranian Propaganda by Stephen Lendman Both National Public Radio and Public Broadcasting serve corporate and imperial interests. They're called public to conceal their agenda. Critics ridicule NPR as National Pentagon or Petroleum Radio for good reason. It's true as well for PBS. Calling it Propaganda Public Broadcasting more accurately explains its mandate.... Continue Reading →

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