US Breached Kim/Trump Summit Agreement Straightaway

US Breached Kim/Trump Summit Agreement Straightaway by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Washington can never be trusted – what’s vital for all nations to understand in dealings with the US, wanting everything its own way in return for empty promises. Breaching the Kim/Trump agreement came nearly straightaway after mid-June summit talks.  One […]

Syrian and North Korean UNGA Addresses

Syrian and North Korean UNGA Addresses by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Bipartisan hardliners in Washington oppose these countries and all other sovereign independent states. Peace and cooperative relations with them defeat US imperial interests – served by endless wars, instability and chaos. In his UNGA address, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem […]

Unconvincing Abbas General Assembly Address

Unconvincing Abbas General Assembly Address by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In January 2005, Israel installed Mahmoud Abbas as puppet Palestinian president to serve its interests.  He stays in charge by following orders, short of going along with Trump’s no-peace/deal of the century-peace plan, at least so far – demanding unilateral Palestinian […]

Lavrov Slams Western Unilateralism

Lavrov Slams Western Unilateralism by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In his UN General Assembly address and remarks to reporters in New York, Lavrov diverged from his usual measured approach when discussing geopolitical issues. He slammed US-led Western unilateralism without naming countries or their ruling authorities. Calling Western sanctions against Russia “political […]

27th Straight Bloody Friday in Gaza

27th Straight Bloody Friday in Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Israel gets away with murdering Palestinians and other horrific human rights abuses because the international community fails to hold it accountable. Peaceful Gazan Great March of Return protests began on March 30, continuing each Friday, yesterday for the 27th consecutive […]

The Three Leading US Broadsheets on Judge Kavanaugh

The Three Leading US Broadsheets on Judge Kavanaugh by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Major media editors largely support Washington’s domestic and geopolitical agendas, no matter the enormous harm inflicted on ordinary people at home and abroad. They lack credibility when occasionally diverging from the official narrative. I criticize them often for […]

ABA Calls for Investigating Sexual Assault Charges Against Judge Kavanaugh

ABA Calls for Investigating Sexual Assault Charges Against Judge Kavanaugh by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh may have committed perjury under oath during Senate confirmation hearing testimony. He may have lied about his knowledge of and/or involvement in Bush/Cheney’s warrantless wiretapping, torture and other lawless programs. […]

Netanyahu’s Latest UNGA Ticking Iran Bomb Stunt

Netanyahu’s Latest UNGA Ticking Iran Bomb Stunt by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Iran’s nuclear program is the most intensively monitored on the planet. It has no military component, no credible evidence suggesting otherwise. All the huffing, puffing and posturing histrionics by Netanyahu and other Iranophobes can’t refute cold hard facts. IAEA […]

Fabricated UK Claim About a Third Skripal Incident Suspect

Fabricated UK Claim About a Third Skripal Incident Suspect by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Phony Skripal incident accusations are no more credible than grade-B Hollywood fiction. Britain’s fabricated narrative is a colossal hoax. Along with numerous other falsified accusations, it persists to continue demonizing Russia – US/UK public enemy number one. […]

Latest Skripal Incident Big Lie

Latest Skripal Incident Big Lie by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman The self-styled “research collective” Bellingcat, along with the so-called Insider Russia website, presented the latest twist in the Skripal incident – a US/UK false flag wrongfully blamed on Russia. Bellingcat’s founder Eliot Higgins is affiliated with the Russophobic neocon Atlantic Council. […]

Daily US-Led NATO War Crimes in Afghanistan, Russia Says

 Daily US-Led NATO War Crimes in Afghanistan, Says Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US-led terror-bombing indiscriminately massacres countless thousands of defenseless civilians in all US war theaters. Civilian deaths and injuries aren’t aberrations. They occur daily from indiscriminate terror-bombing.  US rules of engagement permit anything goes. What’s required to be […]

Trump Regime Extremists v. the World

Trump Regime Extremists v. the World by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) America is its own worst enemy, humanity’s greatest threat, especially allied with its imperial partners, waging endless wars of aggression.  Its rage for unchallenged dominance is destructive and self-defeating longterm. All empires in world history met the same fate, no […]

Trump Regime Rage Against Sovereign Independent States

Trump Regime Rage Against Sovereign Independent States by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Straightaway in office, Trump was co-opted by hardline extremists. Things worsened dramatically after Pompeo replaced Tillerson at State and Bolton took over from McMaster as national security advisor. Trump’s outreach to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was all for […]

Trump Falsely Accuses China of Meddling in US Midterm Elections

Trump Falsely Accuses China of Meddling in US Midterm Elections by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Last week, Trump absurdly tweeted: “China is “actively trying to impact and change” the election “by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their loyalty to me.” In response, Beijing’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng […]

Bolton and Pompeo Threaten Iran

Bolton and Pompeo Threaten Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Bolton and Pompeo are hardcore neocon extremists. A ruthlessly dangerous duo, they’re hostile to world peace, democratic values, rule of law principles, and independent nations Washington doesn’t control. They favor endless wars of aggression, wanting sovereign states transformed into subservient vassals. […]

Trump’s General Assembly Dissembling and Rage

Trump’s General Assembly Dissembling and Rage by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Virtually all politicians lie. The Clintons, Bush/Cheney, and Obama were serial liars. They never let facts interfere with their domestic and geopolitical agendas, Trump a more congenital liar than his predecessors.  Habitual or compulsive lying is part of his makeup. […]

Russia, Iran and China on Trump’s UN Address and Agenda

Russia, Iran and China on Trump’s UN Address and Agenda by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The only redeeming feature of Trump’s Tuesday UN address was not slamming Russia – other than urging Germany not to buy its oil and natural gas, calling on its government to “immediately change course,” a notion […]

Netanyahu Vows Continued Israeli Aggression in Syria

Netanyahu Vows Continued Israeli Aggression in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Before heading to New York to address the General Assembly, expected to be another anti-Iran rant, Netanyahu vowed to continue terror-bombing Syrian targets – on the phony pretext of protecting Israeli security and countering an Iranian threat that doesn’t […]

Deputy AG Rosenstein Not Fired As Expected So Far

Deputy AG Rosenstein Not Fired As Expected So Far by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Rosenstein has been involved with an undemocratic Dems/US intelligence community plot to impeach and oust Trump from office for the wrong reasons – ignoring the right ones. He’s been targeted by coup d’etat plotting throughout his tenure. […]

US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems

US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On Monday by phone, Putin informed Assad of his intention to supply Syria’s military with sophisticated S-300 air defense systems within two weeks. They’re able to intercept and destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic, […]