Blaming Victims: Official Israeli Policy

Blaming Victims: Official Israeli Policy by Stephen Lendman Decades of Israeli state terror takes its toll. Blow back follows. In various forms.  Victims enraged about Israeli ruthlessness react with just cause. Whatever ways they can.  Some peacefully. By protesting, marching and/or denouncing repressive treatment publicly.  Others violently. Perhaps out of longstanding pent up frustration. A... Continue Reading →

HRW and Ai Blast Israeli War Crimes

HRW and AI Blast Israeli War Crimes by Stephen Lendman State-sponsored terrorism is official Israeli policy. High crimes against peace repeat with disturbing regularity. Operation Protective Edge is the latest example. Cold, calculated, premeditated naked aggression against largely defenseless Gazan civilians. One of the world's most powerful militaries against lightly armed self-defense forces. A ruthless... Continue Reading →

US Midterm Electoral Results

US Midterm Electoral Results by Stephen Lendman Ignore scoundrel media who won, who lost horserace rubbish. US electoral politics is too debauched to fix. Big money corrupts it. Democracy is pure fantasy. None whatever exists. Most bums are reelected. New ones replace others.  Things change but stay the same.  Special interests rule. People have no... Continue Reading →

NATO Wants More Troops to Counter Nonexistent Russian Threat

NATO Wants More Troops to Counter Nonexistent Russian Threat by Stephen Lendman New NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg mimics his predecessor. A convenient US stooge. A CIA asset.  Beholden to America's imperial interests. Mindless of rule of law principles. Repeating one Big Lie after another. Wrongfully claiming Donbas democratic elections were unlawful. Shamelessly accusing Russia of... Continue Reading →

Top Retired Israeli Security Officials Support Peace with Palestinians

Top Retired Israeli Security Officials Support Peace with Palestinians by Stephen Lendman Including 98 retired generals. Two former Mossad directors. Three retired national police chiefs - 103 in all. Some reports said 105. Others 106. Key is scores of former high-ranking Israeli security officials embracing peace. Publicly. Words mean nothing without meaningful action. Former officials... Continue Reading →

Lawless Israeli House Demolitions

Lawless Israeli House Demolitions by Stephen Lendman The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) helps rebuild homes.  It resists Israeli "land expropriation, settlement expansions, by-pass road construction, and policies of 'closure' and 'separation.' "  Opposes demolition of Palestinian homes and other property. Destruction of agricultural land and crops. Militarized occupation harshness. Treating Palestinians like subhumans.... Continue Reading →

Kiev Reneges on Donbas Self-Rule Status

Kiev Reneges on Donbas Self-Rule Status by Stephen Lendman On September 9, Ukraine's parliament passed legislation granting Donbas self-rule special status. At the time, state-controlled Ukrainian News Agency reported it as follows: "The Verkhovna Rada has set special status for some districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions for the period of three years…"  "Respective draft... Continue Reading →

US-Style Democracy

US-Style Democracy by Stephen Lendman Tuesday, November 4, Americans vote. For congressional, state and local officials. An earlier article said vote independent or stay home. Voting Democrat or Republican is like choosing death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you're dead. Duopoly power runs America. Monied interests alone are served. Ordinary people don't matter.... Continue Reading →

Hard Truths v. Obama Big Lies

Hard Truths v. Obama Big Lies by Stephen Lendman Ahead of Tuesday's mid-term elections, he's mostly shunned. Considered toxic. Damaged goods.  Disgracing the office he holds. A caricature of a leader. Shameless. Lawless. Dishonest. Most Democrat candidates want no part of him. Where he shows up, Big Lies follow. Truth is nowhere in sight. Duplicitous... Continue Reading →

Southeastern Ukrainian Elections: Scoundrel Media Misreporting

Southeastern Ukrainian Elections: Scoundrel Media Misreporting by Stephen Lendman Managed news misinformation is longstanding scoundrel media practice. Truth-telling on issues mattering most is verboten. Big Lies substitute. Western media support Kiev's coup d'etat government. Infested with neo-Nazi putschists. Illegitimate by any standard. At the same time, they oppose Southeastern Ukrainian freedom. Universally recognized self-determination. Democratic... Continue Reading →

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