Idlib Province Syria: Infested with US-Supported Terrorists

Idlib Province Syria: Infested with US-Supported Terrorists by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On the ides of March a few weeks from now, US aggression in Syria to gain another imperial trophy will enter its 9th year – with no prospect for resolution any time soon because Republicans and undemocratic Dems want […]

Mike Pence’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice

Mike Pence’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Pence is an evangelical Christian fascist, a neocon hardliner, an imperial war cheerleader, an Islamophobe, Russophobe, Iranophobe, and homophobe. Hostile to aliens of the wrong color and Muslims from the wrong countries, he’s against virtually everything just societies […]

NATO’s Stoltenberg: A US Imperial Frontman

NATO’s Stoltenberg: A US Imperial Frontman by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US-dominated NATO is a Pentagon satellite organization, serving Washington’s imperial interests – a killing machine for warmaking, not defense, since Soviet Russia dissolved in December 1991. The alliance should have dissolved with it. The US had and continues to have […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman Syria remains an unresolved festering sore because of US support for anti-government jihadists and terror-bombing, wanting endless war, not resolution. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) discussed the fake CW attack in Douma, Syria last April.  Damascus […]

Trump’s Fantasy Border Crisis

Trump’s Fantasy Border Crisis by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump hardliners and their predecessors created real crises at home and abroad gone unaddressed. They include: governance by Washington’s criminal class, threatening humanity, a gangster state, a totalitarian plutocracy, oligarchy and kleptocracy, not democracy, a notion Republicans and undemocratic Dems abhor, tolerating […]

Chavismo v. the Scourge of US Imperial Dominance

Chavismo v. the Scourge of US Imperial Dominance by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Hugo Chavez remains one of Latin America’s most redoubtable figures – a leading anti-imperial champion, killed by Obama for challenging US ruthlessness. He’s gone but his spirit lives. Maduro carries his torch, championing social democracy, defending human and […]

Media Frustration Over Maduro’s Resilience

Media Frustration Over Maduro’s Resilience by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) What was supposed to be a walkover with Venezuela’s military joining forces with Trump regime hardliners against Maduro hasn’t turned out this way. Around one-fourth of world nations succumbed to US pressure, bullying, threats, and/or bribes to support illegitimate nobody Guaido. […]

Venezuela Announces Anti-US Coup Coalition

Venezuela Announces Anti-US Coup Coalition by Stephen Lendman Last September, Trump claimed Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro “could be toppled very quickly by the military if the military decides to do that” – falsely expecting things to play out this way. Last summer, he pressed aides about intervening militarily. Then secretary of state Tillerson and NSA HR […]

Trump Regime and Netanyahu Promote War on Iran

Trump Regime and Netanyahu Promote War on Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Iran and Venezuela are in the US crosshairs for regime change, Israel allied with the Trump regime against the legitimate governments of both countries – especially the Islamic Republic, the Jewish state’s main regional rival. Is war on […]

Trump Reportedly to Declare a National Emergency Over Border Wall Funding

Trump Reportedly to Declare a National Emergency for Border Wall Funding by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The great US southern border crisis is a colossal hoax – a distraction from real issues, causing enormous harm to countless millions of people at home and abroad, notably endless wars on humanity and neoliberal […]

Nature Threatened by Insect Apocalypse

Nature Threatened by Insect Apocalypse by Stephen Lendman In the coming years or decades, life on earth in all forms could end from nuclear immolation or ecocide. The risk of nuclear war is ominously real, an issue I’ve addressed numerous times. US rage for unchallenged global dominance threatens the unthinkable. War plans were drawn against […]

The Trump Regime Heading Toward Military Intervention in Venezuela?

The Trump Regime Heading Toward Military Intervention in Venezuela? by Stephen Lendman Trump is a geopolitical know-nothing, aware only about what his extremist handlers tell him, along with Fox News rubbish, his favorite TV channel. He escalated inherited hot wars in multiple theaters, along with waging war by other means on sovereign Iran and Venezuela, […]

Politically Charged Show Trial of Catalan Independence Supporters

Politically Charged Show Trial of Catalan Independence Supporters by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) What’s billed as Spain’s “trial of the century” began in Madrid before the nation’s Supreme Court on Tuesday. On trial are 12 activist Catalan politicians – falsely charged with rebellion, misuse of public funds, and civil disobedience. They […]

Rep. Ilhan Omar v. Convicted Felon Elliott Abrams

Rep. Ilhan Omar v. Convicted Felon Elliott Abrams by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Convicted Iran/Contra felon Elliott Abrams was appointed Trump regime point man for regime change in Venezuela – violence, chaos, and other horrific human rights abuses his specialty. Instead of being imprisoned longterm for high crimes of war and […]

US War on Iran by Other Means

US War on Iran by Other Means by Stephen Lendman Longstanding US hostility toward Iran is all about its sovereign independence, its unwillingness to subordinate its sovereignty to US interests, opposition to Washington’s war on humanity, along with support for fundamental Palestinian rights. On Wednesday, a suicide attack on an Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) […]

Report: No Evidence of Trump Team/Russia Collusion

Report: No Evidence of Trump Team/Russia Collusion by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The Russiagate witch hunt was and remains a diabolical scheme cooked up by Obama’s CIA director John Brennan – a figure as ruthless as fascist gangsters infesting the Trump regime. The Big Lie that won’t die is kept alive […]

John Bolton’s Dissocial Personality Disorder

John Bolton’s Dissocial Personality Disorder by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Bolton’s appointment as Trump’s national security advisor threatens world peace. His callous contempt for humanity, rage for endless wars, pathological immorality, and other abnormalities define the menace he represents. In 2017, he said the only way to address Pyongyang’s nuclear program […]

Ilhan Omar’s Criticism of Israel Unrelated to Anti-Semitism

IIhan Omar’s Criticism of Israel Unrelated to Anti-Semitism by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Israel is a nation-state. Criticizing its apartheid ruthlessness is unrelated to anti-Semitism. Claims otherwise turn truth on its head. Before elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar tweeted: “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help […]

Venezuela’s Usurper in Waiting Guaido Didn’t Emerge Like Topsy

Venezuela’s Usurper in Waiting Guaido Didn’t Emerge Like Topsy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Venezuela’s envoy to Russia Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa explained that “Guaido was recruited (by the US) 10 years ago.” “(S)ent to Serbia to study,” what’s ongoing now started this way. Guaido didn’t emerge out of nowhere to […]

Lavrov Slams US Interventionism in Venezuela

Lavrov Slams US Interventionism in Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov slammed what he called the US attempt to disguise its interventionist, aggressive aims for regime change in Venezuela behind a Security Council draft resolution Moscow rejects. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said he “warned (Pompeo) against all […]