Turkish and Israeli Aggression in Syria

Turkish and Israeli Aggression in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump’s pullout announcement changed nothing. The US came to Syria to stay - 18 or more Pentagon bases built for permanent occupation, new ones being constructed, including cross-border in Iraq.  Israel continues its undeclared war on the Syrian Arab Republic... Continue Reading →

Pompeo in Cairo

Pompeo in Cairo by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) After meeting with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt’s strongman illegitimate president, a despot ruling by iron-fisted brute force, tolerating no criticism or opposition, Pompeo gave an Orwellian address, titled “A Force for Good: America’s Reinvigorated Role in the Middle East” - a... Continue Reading →

Soft Coup Ongoing Against Trump?

Soft Coup Ongoing Against Trump? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Turkey’s Daily Sabah broadsheet believes a soft coup is ongoing to oust Trump. It’s been brewing since his triumph over Hillary and inauguration in January 2017 - my view, not the newspaper’s. Last year, I said pro-Hillary dark forces and other... Continue Reading →

Sino/US Statements on Latest Trade Talks

Sino/US Statements on Latest Trade Talks by Stephen Lendman Following January 7 - 9 Sino/US trade talks in Beijing, statements by both countries indicated no breakthroughs on tough issues. China’s Ministry of Commerce said the following: “From Jan. 7 to 9, China and the US held discussions in Beijing at a vice-ministerial level over the... Continue Reading →

Defending Venezuelan Sovereignty

Defending Venezuelan Sovereignty by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Dire economic and financial conditions in the country were made in the USA, not Caracas. Bipartisan US dark forces and their media echo chamber falsely claim otherwise. On Friday January 10, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in for another six-year term.... Continue Reading →

Russia Warns About US Imprisoning Its Nationals

Russia Warns About US Imprisoning Its Nationals by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman Countless thousands of political prisoners language in America’s global gulag, the world’s largest prison system domestically, along with countless facilities abroad in numerous countries. Torture and other forms of abuse remain official US policy, political prisoners especially harmed, including... Continue Reading →

Does the Trump Regime Intend War on Iran?

Does the Trump Regime Intend War on Iran? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump and regime hardliners running his geopolitical agenda are hellbent for replacing Iranian sovereign independence with US-controlled fascist tyranny. Bush/Cheney neocons prepared war plans to attack Iran, updated over time, not implemented so far. Covert US/Israeli anti-Iran destabilizing... Continue Reading →

Nonexistent US Border Crisis

Nonexistent US Border Crisis by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) No border crisis exists, no justification for partially shutting down government. What’s going on is a bipartisan political standoff unrelated to national security. Trump, the GOP, and undemocratic Dems share blame. There’s plenty of it to go around in Washington, mostly on... Continue Reading →

Mixed Results from Latest Sino/US Trade Talks

Mixed Results from Latest Sino/US Trade Talks by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Three days of talks in Beijing ended Wednesday afternoon local time, details so far not released by either side. Media reports are mixed. Increased Chinese purchases of US products and cutting import duties, reportedly offered, leave major differences between... Continue Reading →

Pompeo Threatens Increased US Toughness on Iran

Pompeo Threatens Increased US Toughness on Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Longstanding US plans call for regime change in Iran. War plans were drawn long ago, ready to be implemented if other ways aren’t able to topple its government - Israel’s top geopolitical priority. Last May, Pompeo threatened the toughest... Continue Reading →

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