US Plans Permanent Occupation of Syria

US Plans Permanent Occupation of Syria by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) US forces operate illegally in Syria - without Security Council or Damascus authorization. Assad rightfully calls them “invaders.” Washington’s aim is toppling his government, installing pro-Western puppet rule, isolating Iran, and targeting its government the same way. That’s how imperialism... Continue Reading →

Bannon Going to War for Trump

Bannon Going to War for Trump by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) His Friday departure didn’t end his support for Trump, Bannon returning to Breitbart News as executive chairman, telling Bloomberg News on Friday: “If there’s any confusion out there, let me clear it up. I’m leaving the White House and going... Continue Reading →

North Korea Won’t Negotiate with a Hostile US

North Korea Won’t Negotiate with a Hostile US by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) America needs enemies to advance its imperium - North Korea its favorite East Asian punching bag for nearly 70 years. Truman’s war never ended. Pyongyang fears America for good reason. It sees its nuclear and ballistic missile deterrents... Continue Reading →

Reprieve for East Jerusalem Palestinian Family

Reprieve for East Jerusalem Palestinian Family by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Good news is rare in Palestine, often fleeting when occurs. For the moment the Shamasna family can exhale - though likely not for long. A previous article explained Ayoub and Fahima lived in their East Jerusalem home for 53 years,... Continue Reading →

Barbarians at the Gate

Barbarians at the Gate by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Politicians should be judged by their actions. There’s plenty about Trump’s agenda to criticize. Instead, he’s bashed no matter what he does or doesn’t do, whatever he says or doesn’t say - polar opposite the way his predecessors were treated. Last Saturday,... Continue Reading →

Report on the Empowerment of Hate

Report on the Empowerment of Hate by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) From inception, America has been a shamefully racist society. Today, more Black men and youths are imprisoned, on probation or parole than any previous time in US history. Most Black youths can expect criminal injustice prosecutions one or times in... Continue Reading →

Provoking North Korea

Provoking North Korea by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) America has been hostile toward North Korea since the Korean peninsula was divided post-WW II, artificially creating two nations from one. An uneasy armistice persists post Truman’s Korean War, North Korea victimized by US viciousness from then to now. America’s rage for war,... Continue Reading →

Renegotiating NAFTA: Hold the Cheers

Renegotiating NAFTA: Hold the Cheers by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump promised a “stronger and better” deal. The only equitable one is fair, not free trade, benefiting everyone, not business and large investors exclusively. That’s not what he has in mind. What’s known suggests he intends largely replicating TPP’s final text,... Continue Reading →

Russia Bashing by a Longtime CIA Asset

Russia Bashing by a Longtime WaPo CIA Asset by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) WaPo columnist David Ignatius takes orders from Langley, providing press agent services. So do its editors and others at the broadsheet, a virtual CIA house organ. Former CIA analyst Mel Goodman once said for “decades, Ignatius defended the... Continue Reading →

Israeli War on Syria

Israeli War on Syria by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) America and Israel are at war on Syria for regime change and elimination of Iran’s main regional ally - ahead of efforts to replace its government with pro-Western puppet rule. Israel struck Syrian forces multiple times since Obama launched war on the... Continue Reading →

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