Planned Regime Change in Syria

Planned Regime Change in Syria by Stephen Lendman Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and now Syria had peace and calm until Washington intervened belligerently. Strategies and tactics vary. Objectives are consistent. They involve replacing independent regimes with pro-Western ones by any means, including war. Three unwinnable ones rage. Nonetheless, Obama plans more. Syria's target one. For the... Continue Reading →

Fadi Quran Victimized by Israeli State Terror

Fadi Quran Victimized by Israeli State Terror by Stephen Lendman On February 25, international and supportive Israelis joined 500 Palestinians protesting in Hebron's Old City. Youths Against Settlements organized it. They're "a national Palestinian non-partisan group" against colonization, including settlements, "through nonviolent popular struggle and civil disobedience." They demanded Shuhada Street be reopened. More on... Continue Reading →

Looting the Seas

Looting the Seas by Stephen Lendman This article follows a previous one on the same topic. It covers work done by the Center for Public Integrity. It involves a multi-part series titled, "Looting the Seas." The initial article discussed the overall problem globally. On November 7, 2010, Part I covers the "black market in bluefin."... Continue Reading →

NGO Monitor Denies Truth for Israel

NGO Monitor Denies Truth for Israel by Stephen Lendman NGO Monitor "was founded to promote accountability, and advance a vigorous discussion on the reports and activities of NGOs claiming to promote moral agendas, such as humanitarian aid and human rights." In fact, it's a Jerusalem-based pro-Israeli front group. It disseminates propaganda, other misinformation and hate.... Continue Reading →

Syrians Overwhelmingly Approve New Constitution

Syrians Overwhelmingly Approve New Constitution by Stephen Lendman Major media scoundrels can't bear reporting good news they'd rather suppress, so they downplay and disparage it best they can. More on that below. On Sunday, Syria's state TV showed huge pro-Assad crowds in Damascus' Saba Bahrat Square. By national referendum, they were eager to support constitutional... Continue Reading →

Debunking the Spurious Iranian Nuclear Threat

Debunking the Spurious Iranian Nuclear Threat by Stephen Lendman Previous articles debunked claims of Iran's alleged nuclear threat. For months, major media scoundrels regurgitated official lies. Yet at least since 2007, America's annual intelligence assessment found none. Media reports ignored it. Suddenly old news is new news. Quelle surprise! It's now headlined. More on that... Continue Reading →

Hunger Striking for Justice

Hunger Striking for Justice by Stephen Lendman Behind bars, prisoners have few ways to resist injustice. Refusing food's a common tactic. Khader Adnan's the latest detainee to attract attention. His heroism made it worldwide. After 66 days, he began eating after a deal was agreed to release him in April. It's not without strings, may... Continue Reading →

Koran Burning: Dehumanizing Muslims

Koran Burning: Dehumanizing Muslims by Stephen Lendman Despite constitutionally guaranteed religious freedom, America consistently violates fundamental rights, including respecting all faiths equally. More than other ethnic/religious groups, Western discourse portrays Muslim/Arabs stereotypically as culturally inferior, dirty, lecherous, untrustworthy, religiously fanatical, and violent. In his book, "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People," Jack Shaheen... Continue Reading →

Brutal Bahraini State Terror

Brutal Bahraini State Terror by Stephen Lendman For over a year, Saudi and Al-Khalifa monarchy security forces terrorized nonviolent protesters. Thousands braved tear gas, beatings, rubber bullets, live fire, arrests, torture and disappearances. Washington's very much involved. Bahrain's the home of America's Fifth Fleet. Millions of dollars in aid's provided. So are weapons, including armored... Continue Reading →

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