Hawking Boycotts Israel

Hawking Boycotts Israel by Stephen Lendman Hawking was invited to participate in a June 18 - 20 Israeli Presidential Conference. Initially he accepted. In early May he declined. He's boycotting. He's protesting Israel's occupation. More on that below. Hawking's a renown British physicist. His web site says he's the "former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at... Continue Reading →

Kerry in Moscow

Kerry in Moscow by Stephen Lendman Russian condemnation of Israeli air strikes preceded Kerry's arrival. Moscow's Foreign Ministry called them "a threat to regional stability."  It wants politicizing chemical weapons use stopped. On May 6, Russian Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev said "no one has reliable information about the use of chemical weapons in Syria."... Continue Reading →

Willie Manning: Unjustly Sentenced to Death

Willie Manning: Unjustly Sentenced to Death by Stephen Lendman Capital punishment is barbaric, unjust and unconscionable. It's the ultimate denial of human rights. Nothing justifies state-sponsored murder. Wrongfully executing innocent victims alone explains why. David Protess heads the Chicago Innocence Project (ChIP). It investigates wrongful convictions. On March 19, he headlined "Executing the Death Penalty,"... Continue Reading →

UN Human Rights Council Duplicity

UN Human Rights Council Duplicity by Stephen Lendman A previous article said the following: On May 5, Reuters headlined "UN has testimony that Syrian rebels used sarin gas: investigator." Geneva-based "UN human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria's civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent... Continue Reading →

Fannie and Freddie in Good Hands with Mel Watt

Fannie and Freddie in Good Hands with Mel Watt by Stephen Lendman On May 1, Obama nominated Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  It replaced the Federal Housing Finance Board (FHFB), the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (DHUD). It did so following... Continue Reading →

Profile of Lawless Aggression

Profile of Lawless Aggression by Stephen Lendman Israel and America are longstanding imperial partners. They spurn international laws. They do so repeatedly. They ignore their own.  They jointly plan and wage wars. Israel's attack on Syria was a joint  US/Israeli provocation. Haaretz's military correspondent Amos Harel suggested it, saying: "The (US) administration officials' familiarity with... Continue Reading →

Yair Shamir: Profile of Israeli Extremism

Yair Shamir: Profile of Israeli Extremism by Stephen Lendman He's a former IDF officer. He's now an Israeli politician and businessman. He's former Prime Minister Yitzhak's son. He's named after Avraham "Yair" Stern. In 1940, he founded the terrorist Lehi group. It's commonly called the Stern Gang. During WW II, it offered to help Nazi... Continue Reading →

BBC’s Longstanding Pro-Israeli Bias

BBC's Longstanding Pro-Israeli Bias by Stephen Lendman Since 1922, BBC's first general manager, John Reith, explained his mandate. UK officials "know they can trust us not be be really impartial," he said. It's a reliable business/government partner. Earlier it was called the "British Falsehood Corporation." More recently it's been known as the "British Bombing (or... Continue Reading →

America and Israel: Imperial Partners in Crime (Part II)

America and Israel: Imperial Partners in Crime (Part II) by Stephen Lendman In late January, Lebanese military sources reported multiple Israeli violations of Lebanon's airspace. One or more targets on the Syrian-Lebanese border were struck. Around the same time, Israeli warplanes attacked a military research center in Jamraya. It's about 10 miles from the Lebanese... Continue Reading →

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