US Support Lets Global Terrorism Flourish

US Support Lets Global Terrorism Flourish by Stephen Lendman America created ISIS, al-Qaeda, al-Nusra and other terrorist groups. It maintains support for the scourge it claims to oppose. Its so-called war on terrorism is a fabricated hoax. The way to defeat it isn’t by terror-bombing cities to rubble on the phony pretext of combating it.... Continue Reading →

Trumpcare Postmortems

Trumpcare Postmortems by Stephen Lendman House failure to pass Trumpcare wasn’t an administration Waterloo, but it complicates its plans for tax cuts, infrastructure spending and other issues. Healthcare savings by repealing and replacing Obamacare were counted on to help finance Trump’s other major programs. Friday’s defeat cost him political capital and momentum. His touted dealmaking... Continue Reading →

Is Israel Provoking More War on Gaza?

Is Israel Provoking More War on Gaza? by Stephen Lendman Throughout its sordid history, Israel got away mass murder and targeted assassinations repeatedly, flagrant international law violations, committed unaccountably. On Friday, senior Hamas member  Mazen Fuqahaa was assassinated in Gaza City’s Tal al-Hawa neighborhood. According to eyewitnesses, unknown assailants shot him four times in the... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Rejects Curbing Settlement Construction

Netanyahu Rejects Curbing Settlement Construction by Stephen Lendman After four days of talks between US and Israeli officials in Washington, nothing was achieved on slowing or curbing illegal settlement construction - entirely on stolen Palestinian land. No US administration ever made concerted efforts to restrain Israeli lawlessness. On Friday, a joint statement by both sides... Continue Reading →

Trump Approves Environmentally Destructive Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Approves Environmentally Destructive Keystone XL Pipeline by Stephen Lendman Supplying America’s energy needs at the expense of environmental destruction is a bad tradeoff. Trump ignored certain adverse consequences of his actions. In February, he approved completion of Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction, endangering sacred Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ancestral land, water and wildlife habitat,... Continue Reading →

Trumpcare Down But Not Out?

Trumpcare Down But Not Out? by Stephen Lendman On Friday, one of Trump’s signature domestic programs was defeated, at least for now.  Acknowledging defeat, House Speaker Paul Ryan said “Obamacare is the law of the land.” It’ll remain so “for the foreseeable future…until it’s replaced,” suggesting AHCA’s Friday defeat isn’t the end of the story,... Continue Reading →

Millions in US War Theaters Face Starvation

Millions in US War Theaters Face Starvation by Stephen Lendman According to the ICRC, about 20 million people in Yemen and Somalia face starvation without vitally needed food aid, mostly not forthcoming, saying: “This is not business as usual.” Crisis conditions in both countries need to be addressed “now.” Cholera “on the rise in Somalia... Continue Reading →

Marine Le Pen in Moscow

Marine Le Pen in Moscow by Stephen Lendman French presidential candidate Le Pen’s far-right agenda warrants plenty of criticism.  So does the deplorable way France is now run. The same goes for America and other Western countries - responsible for enormous harm to millions domestically and abroad, a nightmarish assault on humanity. Le Pen’s meeting... Continue Reading →

Inventing Reasons to Bash Russia

Inventing Reasons to Bash Russia by Stephen Lendman Washington remains hostile toward Russia for its sovereign independence. Along with China, it’s an obstacle to America’s aim for unchallenged global dominance. Both countries are formidable nuclear powers, giving bipartisan US hawks pause about engaging either militarily. It doesn’t stop them from fabricating reasons to bash them,... Continue Reading →

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