Russia Fiddles While Syria Burns

Russia Fiddles While Syria Burns by Stephen Lendman Make no mistake. Putin’s strategic intervention in Syria last September was a bold, vital step. He deserves credit and praise for taking it.  Things changed dramatically on the ground. Reinvigorated government forces retook large swaths of earlier lost territory, freeing them from the scourge of US-sponsored terrorism.... Continue Reading →

Unrelenting NYT Anti-Trump Campaign

Unrelenting NYT Anti-Trump Campaign by Stephen Lendman Make no mistake. A Trump presidency would be disastrous domestically and geopolitically.  A previous article said his only redeeming quality is he’s not Hillary Clinton, The Times favorite, endorsing her candidacy, ignoring her criminal record as first lady partnered with husband Bill, US senator and secretary of state.... Continue Reading →

Jerusalem Day 2016

Jerusalem Day 2016 by Stephen Lendman On June 5, Israelis celebrate what Palestinians mourn - the conquest and occupation of East Jerusalem, following Israel’s June 1967 preemptive Six Day War of choice, naked aggression by any standard. Palestinians were and remain deprived of their historic capital. Israel transformed Jerusalem from a multi-cultural, multi-religious metropolis into... Continue Reading →

Defense Secretary Carter’s Bullying Remarks

Defense Secretary Carter’s Bullying Remarks by Stephen Lendman Hawkish lunatics run America. On Friday, addressing the Shangri-La Dialogue forum in Singapore, Carter claimed America is “the primary security provider in the Asia Pacific” - warning China of what he called is its “expansive and unprecedented actions” in the South China Sea.  He pushed for an... Continue Reading →

Muhammad Ali – Anti-War/Civil Rights Activist

Muhammad Ali: Anti-War/Civil Rights Activist by Stephen Lendman On Friday, June 3, boxing great Muhammad Ali died at age 74 in Phoenix after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease. Over time, it eroded his motor skills and ability to speak coherently. His wife  Lonnie said even though his speech was impaired, “he sp(oke) to people... Continue Reading →

What’s Next in Syria After Ceasefire and Peace Talks Failed?

What’s Next in Syria After Ceasefire and Peace Talks Failed? by Stephen Lendman Russia genuinely wants conflict in Syria resolved diplomatically. Otherwise, it can continue interminably. America wants endless war, Assad ousted, pro-Western puppet governance installed and Syrian sovereignty destroyed. Intractable East/West positions show no signs of changing. Endless war rages, escalation likely.  So-called cessation... Continue Reading →

Prominent Palestinian MP/Human Rights Champion Freed

Prominent Palestinian MP/Human Rights Champion Freed by Stephen Lendman On April 2, 2015, Israel lawlessly arrested Khalida Jarrar, abducted from her home pre-dawn, targeted solely for political reasons.  She represents a tower of strength and commitment for Palestinian rights - a highly respected lawyer, Palestinian Legislative Council member, civil society leader, human rights champion, and... Continue Reading →

Ukraine Putschists Like Chile’s Pinochet Regime

Ukraine Putschists Like Chile’s Pinochet Regime by Stephen Lendman According to Russia’s upper house Federation Council first deputy defense and security committee chairman, Franz Klintsevich, US-installed Kiev putschists are as ruthless as Chile under Pinochet - following the Nixon administration’s 9/11/73 coup, elevating him to power. Klintsevich called illegal arrests, torture, detentions in secret prisons... Continue Reading →

Pentagon Whitewashes Murders of Afghan Civilians

Pentagon Whitewashes Murders of Afghan Civilians by Stephen Lendman US rules of engagement in all its war theaters consistently and repeatedly violate international and constitutional law - soldiers allowed to murder civilians with impunity. One of many notorious examples occurred in February 2010 in Afghanistan. US Army rangers belligerently entered Khataba village in Paktia province... Continue Reading →

Clinton’s Anti-Trump Rant Ignored Her Own High Crimes

Clinton’s Anti-Trump Rant Ignored Her Own High Crimes by Stephen Lendman On Thursday, touting her foreign policy record without explaining its lawlessness, Clinton delivered a 30-minute anti-Trump rant - a demagogic litany of misinformation and Big Lies, devoid of substance, more proof of the danger humanity faces if she succeeds Obama next year. “I’m proud... Continue Reading →

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