Indefinite Detention Uncharged and Untried a Crime Against Humanity

Indefinite Detention Uncharged and Untried a Crime Against Humanity  by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) These are troubled times. Rule of law protections don’t help. The US does whatever it pleases, operating by its own rules, inflicting harm on nations, groups and individuals, including its own citizens. The UN, world community nations, […]

Michelle Alexander on Palestinian Suffering

Michelle Alexander on Palestinian Suffering by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Since UK Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour’s 1917 call for establishing a nation for Jews in historic Palestine, their people have endured over a century of discriminatory injustice.  Israel’s 1948 war of aggression stole 78% of their homeland, the rest in June […]

Trump to Restrict Imports of Chinese Tech Producers?

Trump to Restrict Imports of Chinese Tech Producers? by Stephen Lendman Trump is reportedly preparing an executive order to restrict imports of designated Chinese telecom companies like Huawei – on the phony pretext of national security if he goes this far. What’s in play is wanting US companies to have a leg up over Chinese […]

Latest Israeli Attack on Syria Largely Foiled

Latest Israeli Attack on Syria Largely Foiled by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On the phony pretext of an Iranian threat in Syria, Israel partnered in Washington’s undeclared war on the country – raging for almost eight years, no end of it in prospect. The IDF admitted conducting countless numbers of airstrikes […]

Dems Reject Trump’s Propose Deal to End Government Shutdown

Dems Reject Trump’s Proposed Deal to End Government Shutdown by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On day 30 and counting, it’s the longest partial government shutdown in US history, surpassing the previous record 21-day shutdown in 1995-96. It began over Republicans’ pledge to balance the budget, part of the so-called Newt Gingrich/Dick […]

US Training Saudi and UAE Pilots for Combat in Yemen

US Training Saudi and UAE Pilots for Combat in Yemen by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Yemen is one of many US forever wars – key NATO countries, Israel, Jordan, the Saudis and UAE partnering in them. US special forces operate in Yemen. Pentagon drone war has been ongoing in the country […]

US/North Korea Summit 2.0

US/North Korea Summit 2.0 by Stephen Lendman Over seven months after Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held summit talks in Singapore, the US failed to take any meaningful good will steps toward fulfilling mutually agreed on principles. Washington doesn’t negotiate in good faith, failing to deal with other countries fairly, seeking global dominance […]

Russia Responds to the US Missile Defense Review

Russia Responds to the US Missile Defense Review by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) A previous article discussed the MDR, released at a time when America’s only enemies are invented ones. It’s a pretext for spending countless trillions of dollars more in the years ahead than already, what America’s military, industrial, security, […]

The Mythical Trump/Russia Connection

The Mythical Trump/Russia Connection by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) When repeated ad nauseam, Big Lies take on a life of their own -drowning out hard truths.  Managed news misinformation and disinformation do the most damage, getting most people to believe pure rubbish. Trump’s unforgivable offenses were defeating media darling Hillary and […]

BuzzFeed Fake News Bombshell Report About Trump Fizzled

BuzzFeed Fake News Bombshell Report About Trump Fizzled by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) BuzzFeed is yellow journalism at its worst, featuring fake news over the real thing, a site to be avoided, not followed. One of its earlier reports falsely claimed dozens of Russian payments “finance(d) (the US presidential) campaign of […]

AIPAC Is a Global Menace

AIPAC Is a Global Menace by Stephen Lendman AIPAC is the most prominent US Israeli lobby organization, supporting its apartheid rule, ignoring its high crimes, operating illegally as an unregistered foreign agent – promoting a sinister agenda. Criticizing how it operates and the Israel is a sure-fire career-ender for US congressional members. The same goes […]

USA v. Distinguished Iranian/American Journalist Marzieh Hashemi

USA v. Distinguished Iranian/American Journalist Marzieh Hashemi by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Distinguished Press TV journalist/anchor’s unlawful arrest, detention and mistreatment by the FBI, on the pretext of being a material witness regarding a case her family knows nothing about, gave the US another international black eye. What happened captured world […]

US Missile Defense Review

US Missile Defense Review by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Expanding US missile capabilities is all about targeting Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, and other sovereign states earmarked for regime change. The Trump regime’s so-called Missile Defense Review (MDR) is unrelated to hostile threats. No real ones exist, just invented ones, the […]

US Political Prisoner Marzieh Hashimi

US Political Prisoner Marzieh Hashemi by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) A previous article discussed Marzieh’s unlawful arrest, detention, and mistreatment by the FBI. The Iranian Press TV journalist/anchor is a US citizen, in America from Tehran to visit family. Held uncharged in Washington since last Sunday, she’ll appear in court before […]

Crisis Conditions in Gaza

Crisis Conditions in Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Israel’s suffocating blockade is for political, not security, reasons – supported and encouraged by the US.  Regimes running both countries are responsible for humanitarian crisis conditions in Gaza – greatly exacerbated by lack of enough fuel for electricity. Gazans receive only a […]

Highlights of Israeli Ruthlessness

Highlights of Israeli Ruthlessness by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Last year was devastating for long-suffering Palestinians, the way things have been for over seven decades. B’Tselem compiled examples of Israeli ruthlessness in 2018. Its security forces murdered 290 defenseless Palestinian civilians, including 55 children. The toll includes 254 Gazan deaths, mostly […]

Trump Regime Arrests Iranian Journalist Without Just Cause

Trump Regime Arrests Iranian Journalist Without Just Cause by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Thousands of political prisoners languish in America’s gulag prison system domestically and abroad. The shame of the nation operates globally. America is obsessed with mass imprisonment, punishment, commodifying targeted individuals to fill beds for its prison/industrial complex, a […]