US-Backed Terrorists Continue Aggression After Russia/US Peace Deal

US-Backed Terrorists Continue Aggression After Russia/US Peace Deal by Stephen Lendman It appears dead-on-arrival like earlier efforts to resolve conflict diplomatically. Understanding why is simple. Washington and its rogue allies continue arming, funding, training and directing ISIS and other terrorist groups, using them as imperial foot soldiers to destroy Syrian sovereignty, wanting it replaced with... Continue Reading →

Political Prisoner Chelsea Manning Begins Hunger Strike

Political Prisoner Chelsea Manning Begins Hunger Strike by Stephen Lendman Wrongfully imprisoned for exposing US war crimes, Manning has been tortured, abused, isolated and denied vital care she needs for gender dysphoria and other medical issues. Only after filing a lawsuit in September 2014 did hormone therapy begin in February 2015. It’s unclear what’s she’s... Continue Reading →

Geopolitically Clueless Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson

Geopolitically Clueless Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson by Stephen Lendman When asked what he’d do about Aleppo if elected president, Johnson astonishingly replied: “(W)hat is Aleppo?”  Asked if he was “kidding,” he said “no.” Pre-war, Aleppo was Syria’s largest city, its main commercial hub. Now it’s the epicenter of weeks of war for control over... Continue Reading →

How Fantasy Democracy Works in America

How Fantasy Democracy Works in America by Stephen Lendman America is a one-party state with two right wings. Fantasy democracy substitutes for the real thing, tyranny by any standard, might over right, equity and justice be damned. Independent candidates are shunned - at times grievously abused. More on this below. Governance at the federal, state... Continue Reading →

NYT Editors Support Provocative US Actions in Asia

NYT Editors Support Provocative US Actions in Asia by Stephen Lendman America is incrementally heading toward global war on three fronts - Russia in Eastern Europe, Iran in the Middle East, and China in Asia, challenging these countries aggressively. Times editors called Obama’s destructive agenda “unfinished business in Asia,” following completion of the Association of... Continue Reading →

No Russia/US Agreement on Syria

No Russia/US Agreement on Syria by Stephen Lendman Both sides remain intractably apart despite a Washington Post report suggesting otherwise. Believe nothing US media scoundrels say. WaPo was over-the-top, saying “(t)he Obama administration has told Russia that it is at the end of its patience in trying to arrange a cease-fire in Syria…” It’s unattainable... Continue Reading →

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