Light Sentence for Israeli Killer Soldier

Light Sentence for Israeli Killer Soldier  by Stephen Lendman Last March, Israeli sergeant Elor Azaiar Elor Azaria murdered Palestinian ‘Abd al-Fatah al-Sharif in cold blood as he lay helpless, wounded on the ground, threatening no one. Video evidence showed Azaria lethally shooting him in the head at point-blank range. A nearby soldier said he “did... Continue Reading →

Pro-Palestinian Conference in Tehran

Pro-Palestinian Conference in Tehran by Stephen Lendman Palestinians endured decades of vicious Israeli persecution. They remain on their own with little outside help and scant hope for ending occupation harshness. On February 20 and 21, the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (ICSPI) is being held in Tehran - around 700 pro-Palestinian... Continue Reading →

Ecuador’s Presidential Election

Ecuador’s Presidential Election by Stephen Lendman Last year, President Rafael Correa said he wouldn’t seek a third term after 10 years in office. In December 2015, Ecuador’s constitution was amended to permit unlimited re-election runs, including for president - term limits eliminated after May 24, 2017, following this year’s general elections, held on February 19,... Continue Reading →

Pence and WaPo on NATO

Pence and WaPo on NATO by Stephen Lendman As long as NATO exists, world peace, stability and security are impossible.  The alliance is a US-dominated killing machine, used for endless wars of aggression, not defense at a time the only threats are invented ones. Candidate Trump called NATO “obsolete.” UK Prime Minister Theresa May said... Continue Reading →

Western Russophobia

Western Russophobia by Stephen Lendman Russia is stereotypically portrayed in the West as the world’s leading bad guy.  Along with Islamic terrorists, it’s Hollywood’s favorite villain. Czarism, Bolshevism, Stalinism and Communism are long gone. Western-style capitalism replaced them. Yet Cold War mentality persists in America and Europe because of Russia’s sovereign independence, a nation state... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Main Threats

Russia’s Main Threats by Stephen Lendman In his annual address last week to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), Vladimir Putin discussed the nation’s main threats. Along with US-led Western imperialism, he cited international terrorism, foreign intelligence services and unstable neighbors, notably Ukraine - saying “many existing threats and challenges have only become more acute.” “Military-political... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Rejected Secret US Peace Plan

Netanyahu Rejected Secret US Peace Plan by Stephen Lendman If Israel agreed to Palestinian statehood within June 1967 borders, peace would follow. According to Haaretz, John Kerry proposed resolving longstanding conflict in secret February 2016 talks with Netanyahu, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el Sissi and Jordan’s King Abdullah. Despite including recognition of Israel as a Jewish... Continue Reading →

US Terror-Bombed Syria Toxic DU Munitions

US Terror-Bombed Syria with Toxic DU Munitions by Stephen Lendman America uses banned depleted uranium (DU) weapons in all its wars, ongoing since first developed during the Vietnam era. The 1925 Geneva Protocol and succeeding Geneva Weapons Conventions prohibited use of chemical and biological agents in any form as weapons of war. Although no Geneva... Continue Reading →

Senate Neocons Vow New Anti-Russia Measures

Senate Neocons Vow New Anti-Russia Measures by Stephen Lendman Bipartisan lunatics infesting Washington intend preventing improved relations with Russia - whether or not Trump follows through on his pledge to try getting along with Vladimir Putin. John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and other bipartisan Senate neocons want Trump blocked from lifting sanctions on Russia without congressional... Continue Reading →

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