New US Sanctions on Iran

New US Sanctions on Iran by Stephen Lendman With Iran celebrating international sanctions lifted on its entirely peaceful nuclear program, the US Treasury imposed new ones unilaterally and illegally - again solely for political reasons. A Treasury press release said Iran’s ballistic missile program was targeted, unrelated to its nuclear activities. Eleven domestic and foreign... Continue Reading →

Two Palestinians Left to Die

Two Palestinians Left to Die by Stephen Lendman New examples of Israeli viciousness surface daily. Palestinians are fair game for unspeakable abuses, high crimes against humanity. Last November, Israeli forces lawlessly arrested Palestinian journalist Mohammed Elqeiq violently. He committed no crimes.  He was targeted for doing his job, reporting responsibly on horrific Israeli mistreatment of... Continue Reading →

Latest ISIS Atrocity

Latest ISIS Atrocity by Stephen Lendman CIA operatives, US special forces and their rogue state counterparts train ISIS recruits in the fine art of committing gruesome atrocities, including beheadings, use of chemical and other toxic agents, as well as mass slaughtering civilians. US-led Western imperial ruthlessness bears full responsibility for the latest horrific incident. Dier... Continue Reading →

International Sanctions on Iran Lifted

International Sanctions on Iran Lifted by Stephen Lendman On January 16, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said “Agency inspectors on the ground verified that Iran has carried out all measures required under the JCPOA (nuclear deal) to enable” lifting international sanctions. “Relations between Iran and the IAEA now enter a new phase. It is an... Continue Reading →

Irresponsible Iran Bashing Continues

Irresponsible Iran Bashing Continues by Stephen Lendman Bipartisan congressional hardliners continue opposing last year’s nuclear deal. House Speaker Paul Ryan said “(a) bipartisan majority in the House voted to reject this deal in the first place, and we will continue to do everything possible to prevent a nuclear Iran.” He along with numerous other Republican... Continue Reading →

Economic State of Emergency in Venezuela

Economic State of Emergency in Venezuela by Stephen Lendman Right-wing opposition elements winning National Assembly control for the first time in 16 years initiated war on Bolivarian fairness.  Right-left confrontation along with plunging oil prices got President Nicholas Maduro to declare a 60-day economic state of emergency. His announced decree came hours ahead of his... Continue Reading →

Lifting International Sanctions on Iran Imminent

Lifting International Sanctions on Iran Imminent by Stephen Lendman Following Iran’s 1979 revolution, Washington imposed illegitimate sanctions without required Security Council authorization.  They were broadened under five presidents - international pressure exerted on other nations to impose their own, including UN action since 2007 wanting the Islamic Republic isolated. For decades, Washington ruthlessly targeted Iran... Continue Reading →

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