Netanyahu in Washington

Netanyahu in Washington by Stephen Lendman Haaretz published a live blog Tel Aviv time. At 6:20 PM, protesters outside the White House chanted: "Arrest Bibi. He is a war criminal. No war on Iran. Free free Palestine." At 6:18PM, Netanyahu arrived at the White House. He and Obama met.  Reports said Obama told him negotiations... Continue Reading →

What a Way to Run the Country

What a Way to Run the Country by Stephen Lendman Americans get the best democracy money can buy. The best, brightest and most honorable are excluded. Rare exceptions prove the rule. Washington is dysfunctional, out-of-control, corrupt, lawless and self-serving. Miscreants infest the nation's capital. They do so like crabgrass besets lawns. Both parties represent two... Continue Reading →

NSA: Rogue Spying Writ Large

NSA: Rogue Spying Writ Large by Stephen Lendman No nation in human history ever harmed more millions of people more grievously than America.  None ever did it more deceptively. None did under the guise of promoting democratic values. None claimed more disingenous nobel intentions. None expressed more support for human and civil rights while egregiously... Continue Reading →

New Millennium Resource Wars

New Millennium Resource Wars by Stephen Lendman They're ongoing. They represent a modern-day great game. The previous one pit Britain against Tsarist Russia. One powerful empire battled another.  They did so for territory they both wanted. Conflict lasted about 100 years. Post-WW II, East - West struggles vied for geopolitical influence and control. Resources became... Continue Reading →

Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal: What Follows?

Syrian Chemical Weapons Deal: What Follows? by Stephen Lendman It's all over but the beginning. More on that below.  On Friday, Security Council members unanimously adopted Resolution 2118: Security Council Requires Scheduled Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons. Ir rules out military force. It's "fully consistent with the Russian-US Geneva agreements," said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey... Continue Reading →

Iran/Syria Bashing

Iran/Syria Bashing by Stephen Lendman A previous article called Iran bashing longstanding. It's been ongoing for nearly 35 years. It's unrelenting. Lies substitute for truth and full disclosure. The same holds for Syria. Assad's defending his country responsibly. He's doing so against foreign invaders. He's wrongfully blamed for Western-enlisted death squad crimes. It doesn't matter... Continue Reading →

Deal Reached on Syrian Chemical Weapons

Deal Reached on Syrian Chemical Weapons by Stephen Lendman Give credit where it's deserved. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov earned it. He bested John Kerry. So far at least, he made him eat crow. The five permanent Security Council members agreed on "binding and enforceable" wording to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons. Security Council resolution language... Continue Reading →

US/Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet

US/Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet by Stephen Lendman On Thursday, they met in New York. They did so on the sidelines of the General Assembly meeting. They held what they called substantive talks.  They were the first in over a generation. Smiles, handshakes, and positive sounding language mean nothing. They can't erase decades of unrelenting US... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Exceeds Sharonian Evil

Netanyahu Exceeds Sharonian Evil by Stephen Lendman His crimes of war and against humanity remain unpunished. His bluster long ago wore thin. He's a world class thug and then some.  Even Israeli insiders and former officials detest him. They do so for good reason. More on that below. He's heading Israel toward full-blown tyranny and... Continue Reading →

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