Trump Claims the US Downed an Iranian Drone

Trump Claims the US Downed an Iranian Drone by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Iran denies it, but if true it’s an act of premeditated aggression against a nonbelligerent country threatening no one — occurring 7,239 miles distant from the US. More on his claim and Iran’s response below. What do all... Continue Reading →

Myth-Making About Nonbelligerent Iran

Myth-Making About Nonbelligerent Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) All sovereign independent nations unwilling to subordinate their sovereign rights to US imperial interests are on its target list for transformation into vassal states. In the oil-rich Middle East, Iran is Washington’s main target by both extremist right wings of its war... Continue Reading →

Trump: America’s Racist-in-Chief

Trump: America’s Racist-in-Chief by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Racism defines Trump’s private and public life. He falsely said “I am not a racist.”  “I’m the least racist person you” will ever meet is belied by his unacceptable Trump Organization practices, his hostile actions against unwanted aliens of the wrong color or... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Political Prisoner Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky

Nigerian Political Prisoner Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky by Stephen Lendman Nigerian rule is tyrannical, headed by military dictator/turned politician Muhannadu Buhari and his so-called All Progressives Congress party (APC). His February re-electoral triumph was dubious at best, critics citing voter-suppression and vote-buying. Political violence occurred in the run-up to the election and its aftermath, soldiers and... Continue Reading →

Tanker Seized by Iran in the Hormuz Strait

Tanker Seized by Iran in the Hormuz Strait by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On July 18, Iran’s IRGC announced the seizure of a foreign tanker it accused of “smuggling” one million liters of fuel — a statement saying the following: “After being assured that the foreign ship was smuggling fuel and... Continue Reading →

Trump Ignorant of China’s Resolve

Trump Ignorant of China’s Resolve by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump is an artful dealmaker in his own mind, his mastery more myth than reality. Former Trump Organization executive Barbara Res earlier said he wasn’t a great dealmaker.  “In terms of taking the responsibility for the buck, he just would never... Continue Reading →

Iranian Tanker Theft?

Iranian Tanker Theft? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Maritime piracy, related high crimes, and countless others is how the US, Britain, other NATO countries, and Israel operate — not nonbelligerent Iran. Its ruling authorities respect international laws, norms, and standards. The West and Israel repeatedly breach what they’re mandated to observe,... Continue Reading →

US/Iran Talks?

US/Iran Talks? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) At a Tuesday cabinet meeting, Trump defied reality saying “a lot of progress” was made on US policy toward Iran. He breached international law by withdrawing from the JCPOA nuclear deal, along with imposing multiple rounds of flagrantly illegal draconian sanctions on Iran —... Continue Reading →

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