US and UK: Merchants of Death and Destruction

US and UK: Merchants of Death and Destruction by Stephen Lendman US and UK weapons makers thrive on sales to Saudi Arabia, a rogue state sponsor of regional terrorism, waging naked aggression on Yemen, a US-orchestrated war. Washington is Riyadh’s leading arms supplier. In 2010, the Obama administration approved up to $60 billion in multi-year... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Seyed Ali Khamenei Blasts Destabilizing US Regional Policy

Iran’s Seyed Ali Khamenei Blasts Destabilizing US Regional Policy by Stephen Lendman Khamenei addressed what he called US Greater Middle East policy allied with Israel, saying: “(C)urrent events in the region have revealed what Americans meant by the new Middle-East,” addressing Iranian officials in Tehran ahead of February parliamentary elections.  “Their new Middle-East is actually... Continue Reading →

Unrelenting Putin Bashing

Unrelenting Putin Bashing by Stephen Lendman Putin’s support for international law inviolability, nation-state sovereignty and multi-world polarity made him Washington’s top geopolitical adversary. Big Lies and willful misinformation about him continue circulating, the latest accusing him of possible murder. In November 2006, former Russian Federal Security Service/KGB official Alexander Litvinenko died from polonium-210-induced acute radiation... Continue Reading →

US Illegally Building Airbase in Northern Syria

US Illegally Building Airbase in Northern Syria by Stephen Lendman Last month, Fars News reported Washington was illegally rebuilding and equipping a Hasakah province airbase in northern Syria, an area controlled by Kurdish People’s Defense Unit (YPG) fighters. The facility hasn’t been used since 2010. US warplanes already lawlessly bomb infrastructure and government targets on... Continue Reading →

US Mission Creep in Iraq and Syria

US Mission Creep in Iraq and Syria by Stephen Lendman America’s long war on Iraq continues endlessly, ongoing for nearly five years in Syria - naked aggression by any standard.  Despite Obama promising no US boots on the ground, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said increased numbers are planned in addition to ones already deployed -... Continue Reading →

Hillary Clinton: A Deplorable Choice for President

Hillary Clinton: A Deplorable Choice for President by Stephen Lendman Among an array of deplorable Republican and Democrat presidential aspirants, Clinton stands out as the most dangerous and sinister of the bunch - an unrequited war goddess, risking nuclear confrontation if elected. Her record in office and since leaving government shows support for imperial lawlessness,... Continue Reading →

ISIS: A US-Created Instrument for High Crimes

ISIS: A US-Created Instrument for High Crimes by Stephen Lendman   ISIS didn’t arrive out of thin air. Washington created it along with other terrorist groups. They’re used as imperial foot soldiers, taught to commit appalling atrocities, largely against civilians. A new UN report on the Iraq conflict said “the scourge of ISIL continues to... Continue Reading →

Disgraceful Saudi Foreign Minister NYT Op-Ed

Disgraceful Saudi Foreign Minister NYT Op-Ed by Stephen Lendman Times editors notoriously give feature op-ed space to international criminals - instead of denouncing their high crimes. Saudi Arabia has one of the world’s most despicable human and civil rights record. Despotism substitutes for democracy.  So does supporting international terrorism - providing weapons, munitions and other... Continue Reading →

Meaningless EU Criticism of Israel

Meaningless EU Criticism of Israel by Stephen Lendman Decades of critical Security Council and General Assembly resolutions did nothing to deter Israeli ruthlessness. War without mercy rages on defenseless Palestinians, an entire population at risk. Peace is pure fantasy, democracy nonexistent. Settlement expansion continues unabated on stolen Palestinian land. Longstanding ethnic cleansing facilitates it.  A... Continue Reading →

Irresponsible Israeli Iran Bashing

Irresponsible Israeli Iran Bashing by Stephen Lendman Israel and America represent humanity’s greatest threat. The whole world knows Iran threatens no one. It hasn’t attacked another country in centuries.  It fosters regional peace and stability. It urges mutual cooperation among all nations. It wants a world free from the scourge of nuclear weapons. It opposes... Continue Reading →

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