Trump Seeking New START Deal Pre-Election?

Trump Seeking New START Deal Pre-Election? by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has been a deal-breaker, not maker. Hardliners surrounding him obstructed efforts to extend New START. The last remaining Russia/US arms control agreement expires on February 5, 2021. Unacceptable US demands on extending New... Continue Reading →

Turkey’s Involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh

Turkey’s Involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh  by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Wannabe sultan Erdogan’s involvement in Azerbaijan’s war on Armenia in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK below) is another example of his aim for greater regional influence and control. In July and August, Turkey and Azerbaijan conducted joint ground and aerial military exercises, what they’ve done... Continue Reading →

Disruption Planned if Trump Defeats Biden?

Disruption Planned if Trump Defeats Biden? by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Following Trump’s triumph over media darling Hillary in November 2016, protests erupted in US cities. Anti-Trump elements disrupted public transportation. They challenged police, burned Trump in effigy, and were responsible for violence, chaos, and looting of stores. There were calls... Continue Reading →

Russia Struggles to Restore Collapsed Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russia Struggles to Restore Collapsed Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Russia’s best efforts last Friday to halt fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK below) failed to convince warring Azerbaijan and Armenia to seek resolution of deep-seated differences diplomatically. After negotiating a temporary ceasefire with foreign ministers of both countries, Sergey... Continue Reading →

Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh Remains Elusive

Ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh Remains Elusive by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Wars by hot or other means aren’t easy to resolve. Post-WW II, US manufactured Cold War continued until Soviet Russia’s 1991 dissolution. US forever wars by hot and other means rage in multiple theaters with no resolution in prospect. Armenian and... Continue Reading →

CIA-Linked WaPo Endorses Biden/Harris

CIA-Linked WaPo Endorses Biden/Harris by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Most establishment media are lining up for Biden/Harris over Trump. In 2016, the WSJ was an exception to the rule, calling Trump’s candidacy a “political disruption (that challenges a) broken Washington (that) needs to be shaken up and refocused…” “(W)ho better to... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Legitimate Nuclear Program

Iran’s Legitimate Nuclear Program by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Iran’s nuclear program has no military component. No evidence suggests one ever existed. Its ruling authorities call for elimination of these WMDs. As long as they exist, using them as once before remains a high probability. It’s ominously true because most nuclear... Continue Reading →

Ceasefire Violations in Naborno-Karabakh

Ceasefire Violations in Nagorno-Karabakh by  Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman On Friday, Russia’s Sergey Lavrov met with his Armenian and Azerbaijian counterparts in Moscow. A ceasefire was agreed on in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK below) — following days of fighting since late September. On Saturday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry issued the following statement: In response... Continue Reading →

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