Al-Araqib Village: Symbol of Palestinian Resistance

Al-Araqib Village: Symbol of Palestinian Resistance by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Al-Araqib is what Israel calls an unrecognized village, dozens like it located in the Galilee and Negev desert. They’re so-designated because their inhabitants are considered internal refugees, forced to flee from during Israel’s so-called 1948 war of independence, prevented from... Continue Reading →

US Gains on ISIS?

US Gains Against ISIS? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) That’s the storyline the CIA house organ Washington Post wants readers to believe, saying “new policies adopted by the Trump administration” enabled “reclaim(ing) (n)early a third of” ISIS-held territory in Iraq and Syria.” WaPo’s source? State Department official Brett McGurk, appointed by... Continue Reading →

Israel’s War on Al Jazeera

Israel’s War on Al Jazeera by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Owned and operated by the Qatari government, it functions much like Western media, featuring content the Al Thani monarchy wants aired. It’s sympathy toward Palestinian suffering is why Israel wants it shut down. Earlier it considered declaring the news agency a... Continue Reading →

Proposed US Legislation Threatens Online Free Expression

Proposed US Legislation Threatens Online Free Expression by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Too often, congressional legislation does far more harm than good, especially since the neoliberal 90s - NAFTA and other unfair “free trade” policies noted examples, along with the disastrous 1996 Telecommunications Act discussed below. Things got much worse post-9/11... Continue Reading →

Sunday Coup Attempt in Venezuela?

Sunday Coup Attempt in Venezuela? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington bears full responsibility for political and economic war on the country, along with months of street violence - wanting fascist tyranny replacing Bolivarian social democracy. On Sunday, Venezuela’s military thwarted a terrorist attack on Fort Paramacay in Carbobo state, according... Continue Reading →

US and China World’s Apart on North Korea

US and China World’s Apart on North Korea by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Following tough new Security Council sanctions on Pyongyang, China urged diplomatic outreach to resolve contentious Korean peninsula issues. It called for mutual respect over Washington’s attempt to impose its will unilaterally. Without responsibly addressing the DPRK’s legitimate security... Continue Reading →

72nd Anniversary of Hiroshima’s Mass Murder

72nd Anniversary of Hiroshima’s Gratuitous Mass Murder by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) War in the Pacific was won months before Franklin Roosevelt’s April 12, 1945 death. He declined to accept the Japanese offer of surrender. So did Harry Truman when he became president. War continued for months unnecessarily, countless more casualties... Continue Reading →

US Forces in Yemen

US Forces in Yemen by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US special forces have been operating illegally in Yemen at least since spring 2016. Along with Saudi terror-bombing and blockade, they’re supporting Al Qaeda terrorists, not combating them. The campaign against Houthi rebels aims to restore puppet president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi... Continue Reading →

Key Witness Incriminates Netanyahu

Key Witness Incriminates Netanyahu by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to Israel’s Channel 2, former Netanyahu chief of staff/close confidant Ari Harow turned state’s witness, incriminating his former boss on bribery and perhaps other offenses. Netanyahu has avoided prosecution on earlier dubious activities. Whether his checkered past caught up with him... Continue Reading →

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