US Economic War on China

US Economic War on China by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) For Republicans and undemocratic Dems, China poses an existential threat to US global economic dominance, including the advancement of its Indo-Pacific military footprint. Washington wants China checked politically, economically, financially and militarily, Russia and Iran targeted the same way. It’s what... Continue Reading →

Reports of US Syria Pullout Greatly Exaggerated

Reports of US Syria Pullout Greatly Exaggerated  by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Since Trump announced the pullout of US forces from Syria on December 19, not a single Pentagon military personnel was withdrawn. All that’s happened so far is the movement of equipment around on the Middle East chessboard, redeploying it,... Continue Reading →

The Great US Border Crisis Hoax

The Great US Border Crisis Hoax by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Friday, partial shutdown entered its 21st day, matching the longest previous one in 1995-96. Unlike then, there are no signs of imminent resolution. Both sides of the aisle share blame for what’s going on. Things could go on much... Continue Reading →

Trump Regime’s No-Pullout/Pullout from Syria

Trump Regime’s No-Pullout/Pullout from Syria by Stephen Lendman US forces deployed worldwide came to stay, especially in war zones and nations of greatest strategic importance - except where ruling authorities prohibit deployment of foreign forces on their territory. Pompeo and Bolton run the Trump regime’s geopolitical agenda, along with the Pentagon’s joint chiefs of staff.... Continue Reading →

Turkish and Israeli Aggression in Syria

Turkish and Israeli Aggression in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump’s pullout announcement changed nothing. The US came to Syria to stay - 18 or more Pentagon bases built for permanent occupation, new ones being constructed, including cross-border in Iraq.  Israel continues its undeclared war on the Syrian Arab Republic... Continue Reading →

Pompeo in Cairo

Pompeo in Cairo by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) After meeting with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt’s strongman illegitimate president, a despot ruling by iron-fisted brute force, tolerating no criticism or opposition, Pompeo gave an Orwellian address, titled “A Force for Good: America’s Reinvigorated Role in the Middle East” - a... Continue Reading →

Soft Coup Ongoing Against Trump?

Soft Coup Ongoing Against Trump? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Turkey’s Daily Sabah broadsheet believes a soft coup is ongoing to oust Trump. It’s been brewing since his triumph over Hillary and inauguration in January 2017 - my view, not the newspaper’s. Last year, I said pro-Hillary dark forces and other... Continue Reading →

Sino/US Statements on Latest Trade Talks

Sino/US Statements on Latest Trade Talks by Stephen Lendman Following January 7 - 9 Sino/US trade talks in Beijing, statements by both countries indicated no breakthroughs on tough issues. China’s Ministry of Commerce said the following: “From Jan. 7 to 9, China and the US held discussions in Beijing at a vice-ministerial level over the... Continue Reading →

Defending Venezuelan Sovereignty

Defending Venezuelan Sovereignty by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Dire economic and financial conditions in the country were made in the USA, not Caracas. Bipartisan US dark forces and their media echo chamber falsely claim otherwise. On Friday January 10, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in for another six-year term.... Continue Reading →

Russia Warns About US Imprisoning Its Nationals

Russia Warns About US Imprisoning Its Nationals by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman Countless thousands of political prisoners language in America’s global gulag, the world’s largest prison system domestically, along with countless facilities abroad in numerous countries. Torture and other forms of abuse remain official US policy, political prisoners especially harmed, including... Continue Reading →

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