Waging Covert War on Iran

Waging Covert War on Iran - by Stephen Lendman Washington and Israel plan regime change in Iran and Syria. Israel wants regional supremacy. Washington wants global hegemony and control of the world's strategic resources. America tolerates no independent states. Making them client ones is prioritized. Insurgent infiltrators ravaged Syria for months. Libya's model was replicated... Continue Reading →

Ongoing Global Economic Crisis

Ongoing Global Economic Crisis - by Stephen Lendman Rosy scenario optimists ignore clear-eyed analysis. Economist Paul Craig Roberts sees hard times getting harder. His "Dismal Economic Outlook For The New Year" article highlights what media scoundrels and mainstream analysts miss or suppress. Decades of imperial wars, exporting America's manufacturing base and other high-paying jobs, as... Continue Reading →

Haiti: Two Years Later

Haiti: Two Years Later - by Stephen Lendman On January 12, 2010, Haiti experienced a calamitous earthquake. Port-au-Prince was devastated. Property destruction and damage were extensive. As many as 300,000 or more died. Many others were injured. Impoverished Haitians enduring crushing hardships lost everything, including loved ones. Two years later, relief efforts belie unaddressed human... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law

Israel's Draconian Infiltration Law - by Stephen Lendman On January 10, Haaretz writer Jonathan Lis headlined, "Knesset passes (Law to Prevent Infiltration) that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial," saying: "The bill would make 'illegal' migrants and asylum seekers liable to jail, without trial or deportation, if caught staying in Israel for 'long... Continue Reading →

Unaccountable: Private Military Contractor Abuses

Unaccountable: Private Military Contractor Abuses - by Stephen Lendman Wherever they're deployed, they're menacing and feared for good reason. Known historically by various names, they include mercenaries, soldiers of fortune, dogs of war, and Condottieri for wealthy city state leaders and the Papacy in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance Italy. Ancient Greeks and Romans... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Liberation Requires Unity

Palestinian Liberation Requires Unity - by Stephen Lendman PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi wants EU help to end Israel's occupation. She said America's preoccupied with elections and grossly biased for Israel. Calling the current situation "dangerous" she said Israel's "dragging the region into the abyss." As a result, urgent EU help is needed "to... Continue Reading →

Israel Plans More Walls

Israel Plans More Walls - by Stephen Lendman Instead of peace, reconciliation, equity and justice, Israel plans settlement expansions and more Walls. More on them below. At the same time, Abbas broke his pledge about no peace talks unless settlement expansions stop. Chief negotiators Saeb Erekat and Yitzhak Molcho are meeting in Amman, Jordan. They're... Continue Reading →

Racist Discrimination Against Israeli Arabs

Racist Discrimination Against Israeli Arabs - by Stephen Lendman According to the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), Arab citizens (below called Israeli Arabs) "are discriminated (against) in almost every aspect of their lives," including: employment; education; healthcare; housing; land; infrastructure; political representation; legislation; personal safety; socioeconomic status; family unification; and virtually all other... Continue Reading →

Freedom: An Endangered Species in America

Freedom: An Endangered Species in America - by Stephen Lendman Last September, marking the 9/11 tenth anniversary, the ACLU published a report titled, A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11." Who then could have imagined America engaged in: out-of-control imperial lawlessness; torture as official policy; extraordinary renditions; targeted killings; warrantless searches;... Continue Reading →

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