Washington Ousted Egypt’s Morsi

Washington Ousted Egypt's Morsi by Stephen Lendman Previous articles discussed it. So did The New York Times. More on that below. Washington manipulates most regional events. It's dirty hands orchestrate them. Geopolitical ones matter most. In 2011, Obama officials choreographed Mubarak's ouster. They deposed Morsi in similar fashion. Michel Chossudovsky said Egypt's Supreme Council of... Continue Reading →

Syrian Opposition in Disarray

Syrian Opposition in Disarray by Stephen Lendman After 28 months of conflict, Assad defeated Washington's best laid plans. Its Syrian National Coalition (SNC) opposition lacks effective leadership. It lacks legitimacy.  It's an artificial construct. It operates extrajudicially. It resembles a gang that can't shoot straight. On July 8, another leader resigned.  After four months, self-styled... Continue Reading →

Stasi’s New Incarnation

Stasi's New Incarnation by Stephen Lendman Stasi was East Germany's secret police. It suppressed opposition to Stalinist power. It was one of the most repressive state apparatuses in modern times. When East Germany collapsed in 1989, Stasi had over 90,000 full-time employees. Another 300,000 were paid informants. They spied on East German citizens. Thousands of... Continue Reading →

Middle East Continues to Boil

Middle East Continues to Boil by Stephen Lendman A previous article called it the curse of oil and gas. Independent countries are targeted. Washington's war on Syria rages.  It's been ongoing for 28 months and counting. It continues because America, key NATO allies, Israel, and rogue Arab states pour arms into Syria. They do so... Continue Reading →

Criticizing Venezuela’s Maduro Irresponsibly

Criticizing Venezuela's Maduro Irresponsibly by Stephen Lendman A previous article explained. President Nicolas Maduro granted Snowden asylum. He did so responsibly. He did it courageously. He wants him protected from unjustifiable US persecution. "Who is the guilty one," he asked? "A young man who denounces war plans, or the US government which launches bombs and... Continue Reading →

When Is a Coup not One?

When Is a Coup not One? by Stephen Lendman "What's in a name," asked Shakespeare? A coup by any other name doesn't change things. It isn't one when it's "our coup, a 'good cause' coup," said Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins. Western diplomats are scrambling to characterize it otherwise.  Coups are called "military interventions with good... Continue Reading →

Unrest Continues in Egypt

Unrest Continues in Egypt by Stephen Lendman Washington's dirty hands are involved. Controlling what's ongoing continues. Doing so reflects iron fist imperialism. A White House statement claims otherwise. It's typical US-style disinformation. In full it states: "Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council Regarding the Situation in Egypt" "President Obama convened a... Continue Reading →

Venezuela Grants Venezuela Asylum

Venezuela Grants Snowden Asylum by Stephen Lendman On July 6, Russia Today headlined " 'Free from imperial persecution:' Venezuela offers Snowden asylum."  Days earlier, President Nicolas Maduro said asylum would be "seriously" considered if sought. Snowden deserves a "humanitarian medal," he added.  "If this young man is punished, nobody in the world will ever dare... Continue Reading →

Jobs Report Shows America in Decline

Jobs Report Shows America in Decline by Stephen Lendman Headlines cheered America's June report. Bloomberg said "US Employers Added More Workers in June Than Forecast." "Employment roared ahead in June." America's "economy is poised for faster growth as it shakes off the impact of tax increases and budget cuts." The Wall Street Journal headlined "Job... Continue Reading →

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