92-Year-Old Former Malaysian PM Relected

92-Year-Old Former Malaysian PM Relected by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Tun Mahathir Mohamad’s Pakatan Harapan bloc won 113 of Malaysia’s 222 parliamentary seats - defeating the long-ruling right-wing Barisan Nasional (National Front). He’ll form the nation’s next government - scheduled to be sworn in Thursday at 5:00 PM local time.  It... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Vladimir Putin

An Open Letter to Vladimir Putin by Stephen Lendman It’s out of character for me to advise a political leader on what I believe is best for his or her country. I’m writing to you personally because of what I believe is the most perilous time in world history - far more serious than anything... Continue Reading →

Trump Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) There’s nothing “horrible” about the JCPOA deal, plenty awful about Trump pulling out. His deplorable action came as expected - added proof that Washington can never be trusted.  Dealing with whatever regime is in power is hazardous, a lesson learned... Continue Reading →

Developments Following Trump’s JCPOA Withdrawal

Developments Following Trump’s JCPOA Withdrawal by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump’s withdrawal opened a Pandora’s box of likely trouble ahead. It’s beginning. Overnight, Israeli warplanes struck Syrian sites in the Damascus countryside. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said two missiles were intercepted and destroyed. Video evidence showed one or more... Continue Reading →

Iran Seeks to Wipe Out Israel?

Iran Seeks to Wipe Out Israel? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) For years, Netanyahu, other Israeli hardliners, and US Iranophobes falsely accused the Islamic Republic of wanting to destroy Israel. Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was often misquoted. He never said Iran wanted to wipe Israel off the face of the... Continue Reading →

What’s Next Following US Withdrawal from JCPOA

What’s Next Following US Withdrawal from JCPOA by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump pulled out as expected, defying other P5+1 countries and the world community wanting the Iran nuclear deal preserved. On April 30, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) head Ali Akbar Salehi said the following: “In terms of nuclear... Continue Reading →

No Breakthroughs in Sino/US Trade Talks

No Breakthroughs in Sino/US Trade Talks by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Two days of talks between Chinese and US delegations last week ended with diplomatic language alone, indicating failure to accomplish anything significant, both sides holding firm in their demands. First quarter 2018 US trade deficit with China was the highest... Continue Reading →

Hezbollah and Allies Triumph in Lebanese Elections

Hezbollah and Allies Triumph in Lebanese Elections by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Lebanese parliamentary elections didn’t turn out the way Washington and Israel wanted. The May 6 general election was the first in nine years. Results were as follows: Hezbollah and its allies won a 67-seat majority of parliament’s 128 seats... Continue Reading →

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