Russia Falsely Accused of Violating Sanctions on North Korea

Russia Falsely Accused of Violating Sanctions on North Korea by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Russia and China never should have permitted multiple rounds of hostile Security Council sanctions on North Korea in the first place. Both countries know they don’t work, just the opposite, encouraging Pyongyang to develop its nuclear and […]

Will 2018 Bring Greater US Fire and Fury?

Will 2018 Bring Greater US Fire and Fury? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Only Cassandra was good at predicting future events. I dislike predictions, but here goes. Next year will likely be more dismal than this one. With most Russian forces out of Syria and Washington’s rage for endless war and […]

Have Trump and Netanyahu Conspired to Topple Iran’s Government?

Have Trump and Netanyahu Conspired to Topple Iran’s Government? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) A same day article discussed worrisome signs, perhaps steps to destabilize the country and/or initiate joint US/Israeli military operations to replace its government with pro-Western puppet rule. Washington and Israel have long sought regime change. In 2009, […]

US Marines Getting Cold Weather Equipment

US Marines Getting Cold Weather Equipment by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) According to the Military Times, The Marine Corps is spending $7 million on new skis for Marines to train in cold weather,” citing a Marine Corps spokeswoman. It’s buying “skis, boots and bindings for scout snipers, reconnaissance Marines and some […]

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Syria, Afghanistan and Relations with US

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Syria, Afghanistan and Relations with US by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) At her weekly press briefing, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) addressed the situation in Syria, saying: “With the support of the Russian Aerospace Forces, the Syrian army continues to systematically destroy the remaining […]

Anti-Iran Western Media Support Likely Orchestrated Protests

Anti-Iran Western Media Support Likely Orchestrated Protests by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Western media oppose all sovereign independent governments Washington designates for regime change. On December 28, likely CIA/Mossad-orchestrated protests began in Iran, reminiscent of Washington’s failed 2009 green revolution. Things began in Mashhad, Iran’s second largest city, then Tehran and […]

NYT Propaganda on Nonexistent Syrian CW Attacks

NYT Propaganda on Nonexistent Syrian CW Attacks by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The Times gave feature op-ed space to notorious imperial enforcer/child trafficker Edmond Mulet – an unaccountable criminal never indicted for his high crimes. He served as UN assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping operations, notably heading the repressive Blue Helmet MINUSTAH […]

Bassem Tamimi Honors His Courageous Young Daughter Ahed

Bassem Tamimi Honors His Courageous Young Daughter Ahed by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Later on Friday, Israel’s rubber-stamp military court will likely extend 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi’s illegal detention. Under military rule, she can be held indefinitely uncharged and untried, for maximum six-month periods, renewed as often as Israel wishes to keep […]

Ahed Tamimi’s Detention Extended

Ahed Tamimi’s Detention Extended by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Iconic Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi represents a new generation of Palestinian resistance against brutal Israeli occupation. Lawlessly arrested on December 19 for challenging Israeli soldiers on her family’s property, slapping one hard in the face in response to being slapped, an Israeli […]

Eyewitnesses Provide Evidence of US Support for ISIS

Eyewitnesses Provide Evidence of US Support for ISIS by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump lied claiming his administration’s highest priority is “defeat(ing) and destroy(ing)” ISIS and other terrorist groups.  Washington created and supports them. Trump continues the imperial agenda he inherited from his predecessors – a warrior president deploring peace and […]

Sergey Lavrov’s Year End Straight Talk

Sergey Lavrov’s Year End Straight Talk by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Lavrov is a world-class diplomat, a true peace and stability champion, shaming his US and EU counterparts, supporting endless wars of aggression, an agenda Russia opposes. Interviewed by Interfax on Thursday, Lavrov called 2017 “a difficult year,” the international situation […]

China Slams US Accusation About Selling Oil to North Korea

China Slams US Accusation About Selling Oil to North Korea  by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On Thursday, Trump abrasively tweeted: “Caught RED HANDED – very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea.”  “There will never be a friendly solution to the North Korea problem if this continues […]

Israel’s Holiday Season Atrocities

Israel’s Holiday Season Atrocities by Stephen Lendman Millions of defenseless Palestinians endure the full force of Israeli brutality, continuing daily throughout the year, including during holiday season, ignored by Western media. Since Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, Israeli forces murdered 15 Palestinians in cold blood, injured well over 4,000 others, detaining over 600, including around 200 children […]

Abu Dis As a Palestinian Capital?

Abu Dis As a Palestinian Capital? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Reportedly, the idea is part of a Trump administration sham peace plan. Palestinians won’t ever accept abandoning East Jerusalem as their legitimate capital, a small village substituting as a capital of a bantustan state, amounting to one in name only. […]

Senate Russiagate Witch-Hunt Investigation Expands

Senate Witch-Hunt Russiagate Investigation Expands by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Months of House, Senate and special council Mueller investigations represent exercises in mass deception.  They exposed America’s debauched political system, its rogue governance, its unacceptable anti-Russia hostility, betraying the public trust, jeopardizing remaining freedoms, accomplishing nothing else. Yet they continue endlessly […]

Israeli High School Refusniks

Israeli High School Refuseniks by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Military service in Israel is mandatory for male and female Jewish and Druze citizens age-18 or older. Arab citizens may volunteer. Some do. Others aren’t required to serve. Exceptions to mandated service are made for religious, physical or psychological reasons, not for […]

The Bloomberg Rogue’s Gallery Billionaire’s Index

The Bloomberg Rogue’s Gallery Billionaire’s Index by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) It’s a daily index of the world’s 500 richest individuals, Bloomberg saying their net worth is “updated at the close of every trading day” on Wall Street. The latest figures are as of December 28, nearly year end 2017. Collectively, […]

US/Israeli Anti-Iran Plot

US/Israeli Anti-Iran Plot by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) America and Israel comprise the real axis of evil, rogue states partnering in each other’s high crimes, both with megalomaniacal hegemonic aims – menacing the Middle East and planet earth. According to Israel’s Channel 10, US and Israeli military and intelligence officials agreed […]

Killing Children in Conflict Zones

Killing Children in Conflict Zones by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Belligerents treat children no differently from adults, brutalizing and killing them without remorse or concern for fundamental human rights. In February, marking the 20th anniversary of its Special Representative for Children in Armed Conflict, an annual report on affected children warned […]

The Donald John Trump Western Wall Train Station

The Donald John Trump Western Wall Train Station by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Building a train link from Ben-Gurion airport to the heart of East Jerusalem’s Old City is controversial enough – the affront to Occupied Palestinians compounded by naming it after the US president. It’s for his Jerusalem declaration and […]