UN Secretary-General’s Hollow Response to Israeli Mass Murder in Gaza

UN Secretary General’s Hollow Response to Israeli Mass Murder in Gaza by Stephen Lendman stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Antonio Guterres disgraces the office he holds, appointed to serve US-led Western interests.  He consistently fails to observe UN Charter principles he’s sworn to uphold – notably preserving and protecting human rights, supporting world peace […]

For the World Community, Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter

For the World Community, Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Throughout its sordid history, Israel turned the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and especially Gaza into free-fire zones – killing, injuring, maiming, and otherwise brutalizing Palestinians with impunity. The world community doesn’t care about Palestinian lives and welfare – […]

Emergency SC Session on Bloodbath in Gaza

Emergency SC Session on Bloodbath in Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Late Friday, Security Council members met in emergency session – in response to Israeli violence in Gaza. Nearly all SC members called on both sides to show restraint, ignoring Israeli mass murder, the session lasting a scant 66 minutes […]

RT Shut Down in Washington

RT Shut Down in Washington by Stephen Lendman Is the action further punishment, following the March 4 likely US/UK-orchestrated false flag Skripal incident – RT operations in the US capital targeted. Is Sputnik News next? Will a nationwide ban on Russian media follow? Is what’s going on state-sponsored censorship, wanting truth and full disclosure of […]

Expelled Russian Diplomats in America Harassed Before Leaving

Expelled Russian Diplomats in America Harassed Before Leaving by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Following the Skripal incident, further US hostility toward Russia continues. A separate article discussed the ordered shutdown of RT in the Washington DC area – perhaps prelude to targeting Sputnik the same way, maybe ahead of banishing them […]

Neocon Trump Advisors Urge Greater Toughness on Russia

Neocon Trump Advisors Urge Greater Toughness on Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) According to the Russophobic NYT, “(s)ome senior Trump administration officials are pressing for more aggressive action toward Russia, hoping to persuade a reluctant President Trump to change his approach after a week of mass diplomatic expulsions that have […]

Bloodbath in Gaza

Bloodbath in Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Over a decade of ruthless Israeli oppression of two million besieged Gazans goes largely unnoticed in the West – including high crimes of war, against humanity, and slow-motion genocide, an entire population being suffocated unaccountably. On Friday, commemorating Land Day on its 42nd […]

Russia Responds Weakly to Expulsion of Its Diplomats

Russia Responds Weakly to Expulsion of Its Diplomats by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) As expected, the response was tit-for-tat – 60 US diplomats expelled, as well as closure of Washington’s St. Petersburg consulate, along with a mirror response to staff deported by other countries. Days earlier, Moscow expelled 23 UK diplomats, […]

Theresa May to Ban Sales of Russian Sovereign Debt in UK?

Theresa May to Ban Russian Sovereign Debt Sales in UK? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Is this the next shoe to drop? Will the Trump administration follow suit, officials of both countries pressuring others to impose a similar ban? Theresa May reportedly is considering a UK ban on Russian sovereign debt, […]

Alleged FBI/DOJ FISA Abuses to Be Investigated

Alleged FBI/DOJ FISA Abuses to Be Investigated by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In mid-March, GOP House and Senate members called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a special prosecutor to work jointly with Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz in investigating alleged FBI and DOJ Trump/Russia probe abuses. House Judiciary […]

Changing UK Skripal Incident Narratives

Changing UK Skripal Incident Narratives by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) All that’s know is what UK authorities reported, controlling the information flow, manipulating what’s said, Western media unquestionably supporting it, nothing corroborating official claims. The official narrative changed several times, including Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia poisoned by a military-grade […]

US Kremlin Envoy and State Department Spokeswoman Hostility Toward Russia

US Kremlin Envoy and State Department Spokeswoman Hostility Toward Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US ambassador to Russia John Huntsman chairs the multinational chemical products company bearing his name, founded by his father. At the time of his appointment, Russia’s upper house Federation Council International Affairs Committee chairman Alexey Pushkov […]

East Ghouta Liberating Campaign Nearly Over

East Ghouta Liberating Campaign Nearly Over by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) According to Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, 11,000  terrorists and 19,000 family members were relocated from East Ghouta to Idlib province. Negotiations are underway to shift remaining elements from the enclave. Operations begun by Syrian and allied forces on February […]

Egypt’s Sisi Re-Anoints Himself President

Egypt’s Sisi Re-Anoints Himself President by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US War College-trained Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is a common thug, a ruthless despot, a Trump favorite. He was illegally installed by toppling President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 by military coup, governing illegitimately, re-anointed for a second term. He ran virtually […]

UK Fusion Doctrine: Britain’s USA Patriot Act

UK Fusion Doctrine: Britain’s USA Patriot Act by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Principles of both differ, their aims similar. The USA Patriot Act – aka Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act – purportedly aimed to combat Islamic terrorism Washington created and supports […]

China’s Petro-Yuan

China’s Petro-Yuan by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Its introduction poses the first ever challenge to petro-dollar dominance. China is the world’s largest oil importing/consuming nation. Gold-backed petro-yuan futures trading began Monday on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange, part of the Shanghai Futures Exchange – letting Chinese and foreign traders buy oil […]

Anti-Russia Conspiracy: The Shame of Conspiratorial Nations

Anti-Russia Conspiracy: The Shame of Conspiratorial Nations by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)  In the mid-to-late 1930s, during Hitler’s remilitarization and occupation of the Rhineland, along with seizing Czechoslovakia and Anschluss takeover of Austria, Britain sought to appease, not punish, him for serious criminal offenses. WW II followed. Contrast UK policy then […]

Revised US/S. Korea Free Trade Agreement

Revised US/S. Korea Free Trade Agreement by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Hold the cheers! Trump touted KORUS tweeting: “A great deal for American and Korean workers. Let’s now focus on our important security relationship.” The history of US free trade agreements shows they’re hugely unfair, secretly drafted by corporate lawyers and […]

Lobbying in Washington

Lobbying in Washington by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Along with America’s permanent war agenda, lobbying is practically the national pastime, undemocratic Dems as complicit with influence-peddling and seeking lobbyists as Republicans. Studies show lobbying works. Money spent produces huge returns, the more spent, the greater the bottom line result. Individuals involved […]

Xi-Kim Meeting in Beijing

Xi-Kim Meeting in Beijing by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) It was Kim Jong-un’s first foreign visit since becoming North Korean leader in 2011, fittingly to meet with China’s Xi Jinping – called an unofficial visit from March 25 – 28, Kim accepting Xi’s invitation. Together with officials from both countries, both […]