Trump’s Hostility Toward Iran

Trump’s Hostility Toward Iran by Stephen Lendman His tough talk on Iran and administration actions so far are disturbing, reflecting longstanding US hostility since its 1979 revolution. It’s all about its sovereign independence, deference to Israel, and all that oil America covets. Its reserves are the world’s fourth largest. During his interview with Fox News... Continue Reading →

Americans: The World’s Most Over-Entertained, Uninformed Know-Nothings

Americans: The World’s Most Over-Entertained, Uninformed Know-Nothings by Stephen Lendman What more appropriate topic than on Super Bowl Sunday. The National Retail Federation estimates around 189 million Americans tuning in, myself not among them. On Monday, they’ll know all about “the game,” nothing about the major issues of our time, hugely affecting their lives, welfare... Continue Reading →

Is US Rapprochement with Russia Possible?

Is US Rapprochement with Russia Possible? by Stephen Lendman After a century of US hostility, except for time-out during WW II to defeat Nazism, it takes a giant leap of faith to think Trump, a businessman making his first foray into politics, can achieve what none of his predecessors accomplished since Woodrow Wilson’s era. Virtually... Continue Reading →

Justice Department Appeals Blocked Travel Ban

Justice Department Appeals Blocked Travel Ban by Stephen Lendman A blizzard of Trump tweets addressed the issue. See below. His entry into America suspension, targeting seven predominantly Muslim countries created an international firestorm. It was a terrible move, unconstitutional, politically motivated, unrelated to its stated purpose.  Instead of backing off, he’s contesting to get a... Continue Reading →

Ukraine an Obstacle to US Lifting Sanctions on Russia

Ukraine an Obstacle to US Lifting Sanctions on Russia by Stephen Lendman Ukraine is a fascist police state, its putschist regime installed by Washington, waging war on its own people since usurping power in February 2014. Trump’s UN envoy Nikki Haley outrageously “condemn(ed) Russian actions” in Ukraine, ignoring flagrant Kiev aggression, shamefully claiming Ukrainian people... Continue Reading →

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