Iranian Military Presence in Syria: Advisors Only

Iranian Military Presence in Syria: Advisors Only by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Iran has no combat troops in Syria, no military bases - advisors only on Assad’s invitation, operating from Syrian facilities. Israeli claims otherwise are bald-faced lies. So is Washington’s designation of Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism -... Continue Reading →

Possible Putin/Trump Summit? Hold the Cheers

Possible Putin/Trump Summit? Hold the Cheers! by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Putin and Trump met twice face-to-face - in Hamburg, Germany at the G20 summit and Danang, Vietnam. They’ve spoken several times by phone. No formal summit was held so far. Does it matter if one is scheduled in Washington, Moscow,... Continue Reading →

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Beijing

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Beijing by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Sino/US trade disputes remain far from resolved. Trade war neither country wants remains a possibility, assuring losers, not winners if launched by Trump. A US delegation headed by Wilbur Ross is in Beijing, meeting with their counterparts led by Vice... Continue Reading →

Menacing US Hostility Toward China

Menacing US Hostility Toward China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington is hostile toward all sovereign independent nations, Russia, China, and Iran alone standing in its way of achieving unchallenged global dominance - all three governments targeted for regime change. Speaking at the Shrangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, US war secretary Mattis... Continue Reading →

Security Council Slaps Down US Resolution on Gaza

Security Council Slaps Down US Resolution on Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) It was a glorious moment to remember, hegemonic America diplomatically slapped in the face. Washington was humiliated on the world stage. Its draft Security Council resolution blaming Hamas for Israeli aggression got no support, none - other than... Continue Reading →

North Korea/US Summit Back On

North Korea/US Summit Back On by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington has been hostile toward North Korea since the late 1940s - using the nation as a convenient punching bag in the aftermath of Harry Truman’s 1950s aggression, China America’s main regional target. It’s especially true now. Beijing is a major... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Offensive to Liberate Southern Syria

Upcoming Offensive to Liberate Southern Syria by Stephen Lendman Along with America’s illegal presence, US/Israeli-supported ISIS and other terrorists occupy southern Syria, bordering Jordan and Golan. Large numbers of government forces are mobilizing ahead of an offensive to liberate Daraa and Quneitra governorates from their control. According to AMN News, “the Syrian Army’s High Command... Continue Reading →

Russia Bashing NYT-Style

Russia Bashing NYT-Style by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On virtually anything related to Russia, the self-styled newspaper of record is a bullhorn lying machine with global reach. All the news it claims fit to print is pure rubbish on Russia and other major geopolitical issues - truth-telling banished from its reports.... Continue Reading →

GOP Tax Cut Swindle Working as Intended

GOP Tax Cut Swindle Working as Intended by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The corporate windfall is going overwhelmingly for stock buybacks, executive pay increases and bonuses - workers getting peanuts, in many companies nothing, in some cases fired to cut costs. That’s what the great GOP tax cut scam is all... Continue Reading →

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