Israeli War Minister Threatens Syria

Israeli War Minister Threatens Syria by Stephen Lendman Let’s see if I’ve got this straight. Israel reserves the right to attack Syria preemptively at its discretion for any reason any time - a flagrant international law violation. If Syria responds defensively, its universally acknowledged right, Israel threatens greater aggression. Its ultranationalist, lunatic fringe war minister... Continue Reading →

Crimea Reunification Day Commemoration

Crimea Reunification Day Commemoration by Stephen Lendman March 18 marked the third anniversary of Crimea’s reunification with Russia, following the March 16 referendum, correcting a historic mistake. An overwhelming 96.77% of  Crimeans voted to rejoin Russia. Turnout was 83.1%. A 95.6% majority supported reunification in Sevastopol - voter turnout at 89.5%. Crimea’s Supreme Council called... Continue Reading →

Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul by Stephen Lendman US-led terror-bombing along with Iraqi ground forces are systematically destroying the city, not liberating it as claimed. Western media scoundrels and international NGOs are ignoring a humanitarian disaster far worse than what affected East Aleppo. Government and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, saved the... Continue Reading →

Iran’s Exemplary Refugee Program

Iran’s Exemplary Refugee Program by Stephen Lendman Trump wants Muslims from designated countries barred from entering America - on the phony pretext of protecting the nation’s borders and national security concerns. Israel only accepts Jewish refugees and asylum seekers.  Brussels, representing 28 EU countries, conspired with Turkey to punish desperate refugees needing help, turning their... Continue Reading →

Escalating East Asia Tensions

Escalating East Asia Tensions by Stephen Lendman Trump straightaway in office showed he’s the latest in a long line of US warrior presidents - escalating imperial wars in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Afghanistan is likely next. Will he launch new wars besides ongoing ones? Are Iran and North Korea on his target list? Are China... Continue Reading →

Scotland Independence Referendum 2.0?

Scotland Independence Referendum 2.0? by Stephen Lendman Ahead of Scotland’s September 2014 independence referendum, most UK and independent polls showed the outcome was too close to call. In the run-up to the vote, pro-independence supporters gained strength. Some analysts believed enough to win. Instead they lost by a 55 - 45% margin. Critics claimed vote-tampering.... Continue Reading →

UN Agency Head’s Forced Resignation

UN Agency Head’s Forced Resignation by Stephen Lendman Pro-Western UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres showed he’s no different from his disgraceful predecessors.  He acted on orders from Washington. The Palestinian BDS National Committee denounced him for removing from the UN’s web site a report “Israel does not want you to read,” it said. “The real news... Continue Reading →

Tillerson in Beijing

Tillerson in Beijing by Stephen Lendman Ahead of Tillerson’s visit, Trump bashed North Korea unjustifiably, saying it’s “behaving badly,” ignoring US high crimes, adding “China has done little to help.” Beijing and Moscow strongly object to Washington’s deployment of THAAD missile systems in South Korea, aimed at the DPRK and their countries, threatening their national... Continue Reading →

Angela Merkel in Washington

Angela Merkel in Washington by Stephen Lendman Merkel’s meeting with Trump was strained at best, given his earlier disparaging remarks about her. “What Merkel did to Germany is a shame,” he said. “It is sad, sad shame what’s happened to Germany.” “I have friends in Germany. They want to leave…These are people that two years... Continue Reading →

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