Egypt’s Bloody Wednesday

Egypt's Bloody Wednesday by Stephen Lendman On January 30, 1972, Northern Ireland's Bogside Massacre was called Bloody Sunday. UK soldiers shot 26 unarmed civilian protesters and bystanders. They did so in cold blood. Fourteen deaths resulted. So did numerous injuries. Reports said five civilians were shot in the back of the head. The incident occurred... Continue Reading →

Sham Peace Talks Continue

Sham Peace Talks Resume by Stephen Lendman Why bother. Talks are doomed to fail. So did multiple previous rounds. Israel wants things its way. Demands masquerade as give and take. According to one PLO official, "Israel will dodge, evade and propose unachievable demands to promote a conclusion that negotiations are futile, and so Israel will... Continue Reading →

Egypt: Blood in the Streets

Egypt: Blood in the Streets by Stephen Lendman Junta power runs Egypt. Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) generals decide policy. Interim officials serve at their pleasure.  On July 3, President Mohamed Morsi was ousted. Coup authority replaced him. It did illegitimately. His supporters want him reinstated. They've been camped out in Cairo for... Continue Reading →

America: Addicted to War

America: Addicted to War by Stephen Lendman It's been that way from inception. America's history reflects violence. It's blood-drenched. It glorifies war. It does so in the name of peace. America believes war is peace. It's part of the national culture. Eventually it's self-destructive. Today's super-weapons make the unthinkable possible. Hyman Rickover knew.  He knew... Continue Reading →

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional by Stephen Lendman Longstanding NYPD stop and frisk practices are flagrantly racist. They violate constitutional privacy rights. People of color are systematically targeted. Hundreds of thousands of law abiding residents are persecuted. According to New York's ACLU, mostly minority "New Yorkers (were) subjected to police stops and interrogations more... Continue Reading →

Will or Won’t Obama Attack Syria?

Will or Won't Obama Attack Syria? by Stephen Lendman US regime change plans are longstanding. War was planned years ago. US-supported proxy fighters wage it. Obama didn't initiate conflict to end it. At issue now is what's next. Insurgent invaders are no match for Syria's superior military. Guerrilla fighting can continue interminably.  Defense Secretary Chuck... Continue Reading →

Spinning the Israeli/Palestinian Peace Process

Spinning the Israeli/Palestinian Peace Process by Stephen Lendman New York Times editors, correspondents and contributors do it as well as anyone. They deceive regular readers in the process. Illusions substitute for facts. Pro-Israeli bias reflects longstanding Times policy. The worst of occupation harshness goes unreported. Settler violence is ignored. Palestinians are blamed for Israeli crimes.... Continue Reading →

Fukushima: Uncontainable

Fukushima: Uncontainable by Stephen Lendman Japan's apocalypse continues. Emergency conditions persist. No end in sight looms. Fukushima's radioactive discharges can't be stopped. They continue. They're uncontainable.  At issue is by far the worst environmental disaster in history. It's multiples worse than Chernobyl. It's an unprecedented catastrophe. It's reason enough to abolish nuclear power.  According to... Continue Reading →

Israeli Occupation Harshness Prevents Peace

Israeli Occupation Harshness Prevents Peace by Stephen Lendman The Israeli/Palestinian conflict is perhaps the longest one in modern times. It's festered for decades. Resolution's nowhere in sight.  Multiple peace talk rounds don't work. They never did. They were orchestrated to fail. They're pretense. They're fake. Nothing's different this time. Conflict arguably began on November 2,... Continue Reading →

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