Kerry in Hiroshima

Kerry in Hiroshima by Stephen Lendman On March 10, two days of G-7 foreign ministers talks began in Hiroshima - one of two cities gratuitously atom-bombed when war was virtually over, Japan negotiating surrender. August 6 marks the 71st anniversary of one of history’s great crimes, followed three days later by incinerating Nagasaki. At least... Continue Reading →

Syrian/Russian Offensive to Liberate Aleppo

Syrian/Russian Offensive to Liberate Aleppo by Stephen Lendman Pre-war, it was Syria’s largest city and commercial hub. Hundreds of thousands fled the fighting.  US backed terrorists committed massacres, gruesome atrocities and vast destruction. Syrians vow to rebuild the city after liberating it, including restoring damaged archeological sites. A joint Syrian military/Russian aerial forces offensive is... Continue Reading →

Choosing a New UN Secretary-General

Choosing a New UN Secretary-General by Stephen Lendman Appointees serve five-year terms, renewable indefinitely. No one so far held the office more than 10 years. UN Charter Chapter XV, Article 97 authorizes General Assembly members to appoint the body’s head - a rubber-stamp procedure once Security Council members present a nominee. Five SC permanent members... Continue Reading →

Anti-Labor Law Protests in France

Anti-Labor Law Protests in France by Stephen Lendman Small-scale protests last month grew to much larger ones - in Paris and numerous other French cities. On some days, hundreds of thousands rallied against proposed pro-business, anti-labor reforms (sic). The Nuit Debout (Night Stand - Rise Up at Night) movement resembles America’s failed Occupy Wall Street... Continue Reading →

Endless War in Syria

Endless War in Syria by Stephen Lendman Peace talks are a sham. All parties involved know it but persist in the charade going nowhere.  Assad is combatting US/Saudi supported terrorists, blamed for not surrendering to their demands, for unwillingness to let Syria become another US vassal state. Washington wants war, not peace. The proof is... Continue Reading →

Worthless PA Cease Settlements Draft Security Council Resolution

Worthless PA Cease Settlements Draft Security Council Resolution by Stephen Lendman September 1993 Oslo was unilateral surrender, a Palestinian Versailles, getting nothing for renouncing armed struggle, recognizing Israel's right to exist, and agreeing to leave major unresolved issues for later final status talks. They're still waiting. Major unresolved issues include an independent sovereign Palestine free... Continue Reading →

NYT Editors Ignore US Financial Criminality

NYT Editors Ignore US Financial Criminality by Stephen Lendman America is the world’s leading tax haven, encouraging foreign high net worth individuals to invest here tax free, secrecy assured. OECD standards aren’t observed. America welcomes dirty money, trillions hidden in private accounts. NYT editors discussed financial secrecy, largely ignoring the world’s leading scofflaw, diverting attention... Continue Reading →

Remembering Deir Yassin

Remembering Deir Yassin by Stephen Lendman Turning historic Palestine into Israel meant massacring its people, raping its women, then murdering them, destroying its villages, stealing its land, expelling its people, wanting the fewest number of Arabs remaining. Israel’s first prime minister David Ben-Gurion ordered them eliminated with commands like “(e)very attack has to end with... Continue Reading →

Clinton and Sanders Shift Criticism to Praise

Clinton and Sanders Shift Criticism to Praise by Stephen Lendman Days earlier, both candidates calling each other unfit to be president was meaningless campaign bluster - a tempest in a teapot now forgotten. More on this below. Clinton said he “hadn’t done his homework…obviously hadn’t…studied or understood” the issues…the law or the practical ways you... Continue Reading →

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