Human Rights Get Short Shrift in Israel

Human Rights Get Short Shrift in Israel by Stephen Lendman The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) assesses human rights in Israel annually. It's 2012 report is "bleak."  It's true in virtually every category assessed. Netanyahu and dominant Knesset hardliners spurn human and civil rights. They do so for Palestinians, Israeli Arabs, and most... Continue Reading →

OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists

OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists by Stephen Lendman US history is littered with repressive laws. Constitutional protections and civil liberties have been targeted. The 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts restricted First Amendment freedoms. So did the 1917 Espionage Act, 1919 anti-communist Palmer raids, 1934 Special Committee on Un-American Activities, its House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)... Continue Reading →

Scrambling for Africa’s Resources

Scrambling for Africa's Resources by Stephen Lendman It's more than about oil, stupid. It's for vast African riches. Resource/mineral wars define America's agenda.  On December 15, 2006, the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) was authorized. On February 6, 2007, it was announced.  On October 1, 2007, it was established. On October 1, 2008, it became... Continue Reading →

Four More Years of War

Four More Years of War by Stephen Lendman Expect Obama to prioritize advancing America's imperium. He did aggressive in term one. New wars are planned. Current ones won't end. Proxy ones continue. So does increasing America's global military footprint. Fiscal cliff hype is about greater force-fed austerity to free up more funds for America's war... Continue Reading →

Syria’s Liberating Struggle Continues

Syria's Liberating Struggle Continues by Stephen Lendman Syrians struggle valiantly to defeat Western-recruited invaders. Islamofasists infest their ranks. They're cold-blooded killers.  Assad is falsely blamed for their crimes. They include horrific atrocities. On December 23, Hama province residents were slaughtered. Reports said up to 100 in Halfaya. Headlines claimed a government air strike hit a... Continue Reading →

Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention

Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention by Stephen Lendman Since taking office, Obama authorized numerous police state measures. They follow earlier ones under George Bush. They're heading America for full-blown tyranny. It's already a hair's breadth away. It could arrive any time full force. It's been wrapped in the American flag all along. Most people don't know how... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Man at State

Israel's Man at State by Stephen Lendman The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise (AICE) is a pro-Israeli front group. It promotes strengthening US/Israeli ties. Its executive director, Mitchell G. Bard, formerly was AIPAC's Near East Report editor. Earlier he was polling division senior analyst for GHW Bush. He's featured prominently on US scoundrel TV. Best to avoid... Continue Reading →

Imperial Warrior Kerry at State

Imperial Warrior Kerry at State by Stephen Lendman Hillary Clinton will leave State. She'll further her 2016 presidential ambitions. She wants to succeed Obama.  She hopes to become America's first woman president. If successful, she'll likely exceed his worst policies. He did what supporters thought impossible. He outdid George Bush. Imagine what's ahead in term... Continue Reading →

Piling on Syria

Piling on Syria by Stephen Lendman Western-recruited Islamofascist killers are US favorites. They committed mass murder and horrific atrocities since last year. Washington, other Western countries, and regional rogues arm, fund, train, direct, and encourage them. On December 21, Russia Today interviewed Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Moscow isn't "in the business of regime change,"... Continue Reading →

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