Pentagon Wants Greater Military Spending, Claims Nonexistent Russia Threat

Pentagon Wants Greater Military Spending, Claims Nonexistent Russia Threat by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington spends around as much as the rest of the world combined on militarism and warmaking, with all so-called defense categories included. It’s at a time when the nation’s only enemies are invented ones to keep things... Continue Reading →

UN Russia Bashing

UN Russia Bashing by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) A shameful UN High Commissioner for Human Rights report on Russia’s Crimean republic and Sevastopol reads like it was written by Washington’s intelligence establishment - an exercise in disinformation. Self-determination is a universal right - recognized by the UN Charter and other international... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Shame: Banning Chelsea Manning’s Entry

Canada’s Shame: Banning Chelsea Manning’s Entry by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) O Canada needs a rewrite, the nation’s national anthem, redesigning its national flag as well, a skull and crossbones or perhaps swastika replacing its traditional maple leaf. The Trudeau government permanently banned Chelsea Manning from entering the country, she revealed... Continue Reading →

Trump Ups the Stakes in Syria

Trump Ups the Stakes in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump is a businessman, a geopolitical no-nothing. Delegating warmaking to hawkish generals was a reckless act. He doesn’t immerse himself in details, largely stays disengaged from policymaking complexities, lets others handle them. Generals love wars, how they advance in rank... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Deplorable Agenda

Trump’s Deplorable Agenda by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In his first eight months in office, Trump escalated US wars of aggression in multiple theaters, risks nuclear war on the Korean peninsula, possible direct confrontation with Russia and China - while serving Wall Street, war-profiteers, other corporate favorites and wealthy Americans exclusively... Continue Reading →

Cuban Foreign Minister’s Truth-Telling Address

Cuban Foreign Minister’s Truth-Telling UN Address by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America has been hostile to Cuba since its 1950s revolution, replacing mafia-infested despotism with responsible rule. Hardliners in Washington want it transformed back to its former status. Trump slammed the door on improved relations, hardening the decades-old illegal embargo, restricting... Continue Reading →

Graham-Cassidy’s Demise

Graham-Cassidy’s Demise by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) GOP senators could only lose two votes from their ranks. Rand Paul and John McCain publicly opposed the measure earlier. On Monday, Susan Collins drove a stake through its heart, saying she’ll vote against the bill, effectively killing it. More on this below. Senator... Continue Reading →

US Terror-Bombs Civilian Areas, Not Russia

US Terror-Bombs Civilian Areas, Not Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In all its wars of aggression, US forces attack civilian areas indiscriminately, massacring defenseless people - many thousands in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere. In pursuing its imperial agenda, the human toll doesn’t matter to US warmakers. Pentagon terror-bombing massacred civilians... Continue Reading →

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