Anti-Iranian Rage

Anti-Iranian Rage by Stephen Lendman Washington and Israel wage dirty covert wars. Iran's been targeted for years. Imperial aims are prioritized. Rule of law principles don't matter. Israel wants sole regional dominance. America wants it globally. Lawless tactics continue. They include cyber attacks, other sabotage, targeted assassinations, deadly explosions, sophisticated satellite, drone, and other spying,... Continue Reading →

Waging War on Leaks

Waging War on Leaks  by Stephen Lendman On July 30, the Washington Post headlined "A bill to stop security leaks puts a plug on democracy," saying: Journalists and others talk to officials daily. Background briefings are commonplace. Vital information is discussed. Most of it is unclassified. On May 15, HR 5743: Intelligence Authorization Act for... Continue Reading →

Media Scoundrels Promote Permanent Wars

Media Scoundrels Promote Permanent Wars by Stephen Lendman Real journalists report issues responsibly. Scoundrels operate by different rules. They play lead US imperial roles. Without them, pretexts for war wouldn't matter. Selling them depends on widespread dissemination. Messages not heard don't exist.  Regurgitating official lies legitimizes attacking one nonbelligerent nation after another. Responsible parties share... Continue Reading →

Israeli Soldiers Break Silence

Israeli Soldiers Break Silence by Stephen Lendman Breaking the Silence (BTS) is an organization comprised of Israeli combat veterans. They served since the start of the second Intifada. They refuse any longer to stay silent. Their testimonies expose "the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories." Their purpose is to stimulate public debate. They... Continue Reading →

Settler Attacks on Palestinians

Settler Attacks on Palestinians by Stephen Lendman Last February, a Jerusalem Fund/Palestine Center (PC) report titled "When Settlers Attack" discussed data collected from 2004 to 2011. It includes over 3,700 separate incidents. It explains when, how, and why they occur. PC discovered a disturbing increase in violence. Palestinian civilians are targeted. Northern rural West Bank... Continue Reading →

Circus Shenanigans in Tampa

Circus Shenanigans in Tampa by Stephen Lendman Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey calls theirs "the greatest show on earth." Politics in America combines sham with show me the money. Republicans got first dibs. Their version of politics US-style hits Tampa from August 27 - 30. Mother nature had first say. Isaac's fury claimed day... Continue Reading →

Israeli Court Legitimizes Murder

Israeli Court Legitimizes Murder by Stephen Lendman Cindy and Craig Corrie hoped for better. So did sister Sarah. The world knows Israel murdered their daughter, Rachel, in cold blood. On August 28, Israeli justice ruled otherwise.  It's unsurprising in a nation contemptuous of rule of law principles, democratic values, and life itself. More on the... Continue Reading →

Anti-Syrian Blame Game

Anti-Syrian Blame Game by Stephen Lendman Washington, NATO allies, complicit regional partners, the UN, and media scoundrels wrongfully blame Syria for massacres, other killings, and atrocities committed by Western recruited death squads. Washington features dirty tactics. They include blaming victims. Syria has been ravaged for months. Fingers point the wrong way. Assad is more victim... Continue Reading →

Palestinians Living in Firing Zones

Palestinians Living in Firing Zones by Stephen Lendman Life in Occupied Palestine is hard enough. Imagine how much worse in firing zones. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA): (1) Israel designated about 18% of West Bank land closed military zones, aka firing zones. It's one among other ways Israel... Continue Reading →

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