Putin and South Korean President Meet

Putin and South Korean President Meet by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) For weeks after assuming office in May, South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged improved ties with Pyongyang, saying: “I’m pro-US, but now South Korea should adopt diplomacy in which it can discuss a US request and say no to the... Continue Reading →

Putin at BRICS Summit

Putin at BRICS Summit by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) His straight talk is always refreshing - polar opposite double-talk from US leaders and most congressional members. At the conclusion of the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China, he answered questions candidly during a news conference. He always says what he means and... Continue Reading →

ISIS Siege of Deir Ezzor, Syria Broken

ISIS Siege of Deir Ezzor, Syria Broken by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Breaking ISIS’ three-year siege of Deir Ezzor governorate was another milestone toward freeing the area entirely, smashing US-supported ISIS, and achieving another important victory toward Syria’s full liberation. Miles to go remain toward that goal, but each battlefield triumph... Continue Reading →

Category 5 Hurricane Irma

Category 5 Hurricane Irma by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Category 5 storms are the most dangerous. Hurricane Irma is the most powerful Atlantic hurricane in recorded history. Winds approach 185 MPH, gusts exceed 215 MPH. A force this powerful will devastate any land areas struck. The human toll could be high.... Continue Reading →

The NYT Gives Venezuelan Insurrectionist Featured Op-Ed Space

The NYT Gives Venezuelan Insurrectionist Featured Op-Ed Space by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Yon Goicoechea was imprisoned for leading student-organized street violence against Bolivarian social democracy. In August 2016, he was arrested with explosives and detonators in his possession. Maduro government official Diosdada Cabello said “(t)his man was trained by North... Continue Reading →

Criticize Abbas, Go to Jail

Criticize Abbas, Go to Jail by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Issa Amro is a prominent Palestinian human rights activist - co-founder of Youths Against Settlements, a spokesman for popular nonviolent resistance against illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine. In 2010, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights declared him the “human rights... Continue Reading →

Russia and China v. the West on North Korea

Russia and China v. the West on North Korea by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Their positions are world’s apart - evident in Monday’s Security Council meeting on North Korea. Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused. They oppose counterproductive tougher sanctions, threats and saber... Continue Reading →

Nikki Haley’s Security Council Temper Tantrum

Nikki Haley’s Security Council Temper Tantrum by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Reportedly she’s slated to replace Rex Tillerson at State if he and Trump come to a parting of the ways as expected. Her reckless belligerent rhetoric sounds like Samantha Powers on steroids. She’s militantly anti-Russia, anti-Iran, anti-North Korea, anti-world peace... Continue Reading →

Canada’s Largest Private Sector Trade Union Endorses BDS

Canada’s Largest Private Sector Union Endorses BDS by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Unifor has more than 310,000 members nationwide. At its August 18 - 20 convention in Winnipeg, it adopted a resolution, titled “Palestinian Self-Determination and the Movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanction.” It affirms opposition to violence against civilians, along... Continue Reading →

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