Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo

Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo  by Stephen Lendman On May 27, the so-called one-year EU arms embargo on Syria's opposition ended. Officially it does so on June 1. EU nations agreed to end what never existed. Since Washington's war on Syria began in early 2011, arms flowed freely. Western-enlisted death squads get them. At... Continue Reading →

Obama: America’s Second Teflon President?

Obama: America's Second Teflon President? by Stephen Lendman New poll numbers show recent scandals haven't hurt his approval rating. According to a CNN/ORC International survey, 53% of Americans approve his job as president. Another 45% disapprove.  Throughout much of his tenure, he hovered around 50%. According to Gallup, he scored highest from January 22 -... Continue Reading →

Peace Process Pretense

Peace Process Pretense by Stephen Lendman Peace process initiatives were stillborn from inception. Decades of futility define them. Palestinians genuinely want peace. They deserve it and much more. Israeli leaders pretend they care. Doing so conceals their dark agenda. They deplore peaceful conflict resolution. They prioritize violence and instability.  They want all valued parts of... Continue Reading →

Milliman Medical Index on Obamacare

Milliman Medical Index on Obamacare by Stephen Lendman Milliman calls itself one of "the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services." It provides independent consulting services. It does so in areas including healthcare among others. It says it maintains "rigorous standards of professional excellence, peer review and objectivity." It publishes a Milliman... Continue Reading →

Obama at Annapolis

Obama at Annapolis by Stephen Lendman Obama represents the worst of rogue leadership. He's a war criminal multiple times over. He's guilty of numerous other crimes. He belongs in prison, not high office. On May 24, he addressed Naval Academy graduates. Why any showed up they'll have to explain. So does why those doing so... Continue Reading →

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah: Syria’s the “Linchpin of Resistance”

Hezbollah's Nasrallah: Syria's the "Linchpin of Resistance" by Stephen Lendman Speaking on the 13th anniversary of Lebanon's Resistance and Liberation Day, Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah addressed grave regional dangers. America, Israel, and takfiris (extremist Muslims, infidels, apostates) pose it. Syria's the "linchpin of resistance," he stressed. "It (it) falls in the hands of the... Continue Reading →

Lebanon’s Victory Day of National Liberation

Lebanon's Victory Day of National Resistance by Stephen Lendman Mexico's President Porfirio Diaz (1830 - 1915) reportedly once said "Poor Mexico, so far from God, so close to the United States." Poor Lebanon. It borders Israel. It does so with Syria at the wrong time. It's affected by ongoing conflict. Its southern neighbor matters most.... Continue Reading →

Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health

Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health by Stephen Lendman On May 25, tens of thousands of people marched against Monsanto. They did so in dozens of countries worldwide. They had good reason.  They want consumer protections enacted. They want safe food to eat. They want governments assuring it. They want GMO foods and ingredients labeled.  "March... Continue Reading →

Obama: Defending the Indefensible

Obama: Defending the Indefensible by Stephen Lendman His doublespeak duplicity reflects the last refuge of a scoundrel. He's the worst in recent memory. Perhaps the worst ever. Forked tongue rhetoric can't disguise it. Throughout his tenure, he governed lawlessly. He's done so at home and abroad. He spurns rule of law principles and other democratic... Continue Reading →

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