Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump is the latest in a long line of US warrior presidents – supporting endless wars of aggression and other hostile actions against sovereign states threatening no one. Long forgotten was his call to leave Afghanistan […]

Farcical Ukraine Runoff Presidential Election

Farcical Ukraine Runoff Presidential Election by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Ahead of the April 21 runoff, the winner is clear – imperial USA, controlling Ukraine as a vassal state no matter who’s “elected” president on Sunday. According to a KIIS research poll published Tuesday, comedian/entertainer Vladimir Zelensky is favored over US-anointed […]

Unsealed 2017 Phony US Charges Against Assange

Unsealed 2017 Phony US Charges Against Assange by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Arresting Assange in London was all about extraditing him to the US for automatic guilt by accusation prosecution. Targeting him and Chelsea Manning is all about waging war on speech, media, and academic freedoms in the US, UK, and […]

US-Led War on Yemen: US, UK, French Weapons Fuel It

US-Led War on Yemen: US, UK, French Arms Fueling It by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The US, UK and France are the main suppliers of heavy and other weapons to the Saudis and UAE – sold and used mainly for aggression, not defense, as falsely claimed. See below. For the weapons […]

Assange Used Ecuadorian Embassy for Spying?

Assange Used Ecuadorian Embassy for Spying? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Unacceptable actions need a veneer of plausibility to make them appear justifiable, no matter how outrageous they are in the cold light of day. The US unjustifiably justifies naked aggression and other hostile actions on the phony pretexts of humanitarian […]

Former Senior EU/NATO Officials Condemn the Trump Regime’s Israel/Palestine Agenda

Former Senior EU/NATO Officials Condemn the Trump Regime’s Israel/Palestine Agenda by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) According to the neocon/CIA house organ Washington Post, Trump’s self-styled deal of the century no-peace/peace plan will likely exclude Palestinian statehood. WaPo cited unnamed “people familiar with the main elements of the effort,” the already dead-on-arrival […]

Pompeo’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice

Pompeo’s Rage Against Peace, Equity and Justice by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Following Pompeo’s visit to Chile, Peru, Paraguay, and Colombia to enlist greater support for the Trump’s aim to topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and eliminate Bolivarian social democracy, he showed up in Dallas Monday for more of the same […]

Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela? What Crisis?

Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela? What Crisis? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Will the Trump regime order military action against Venezuela on the phony pretexts of humanitarian intervention and responsibility to protect (R2P)? Though highly unlikely, we’ve seen it many times before – “humanitarian” naked aggression, raping and destroying nations for their […]

Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning: Martyred Behind Bars for Truth-Telling

Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning: Martyred Behind Bars for Truth-Telling by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In 2013, Assange said “(Chelsea) Manning has become a martyr, adding: She “didn’t choose to be a martyr. I don’t think it’s a proper way for activists to behave to choose to be martyrs, but these […]

Pompeo’s Rage to Eliminate Venezuela’s Social Democracy

Pompeo’s Rage to Eliminate Venezuela’s Social Democracy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Sovereign independent democracies stand in the way of US aims for unchallenged global dominance. Bipartisan hardliners in Washington want them eliminated everywhere. Venezuela is in the eye of the storm, the Trump regime hellbent for toppling democratically elected and […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria and Venezuela by Stephen Lendman Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova explained that (US-supported) al-Nusra terrorists continue using Idlib province, Syria’s de-escalation zone as a platform for attacks on government forces and civilians. Turkey’s Erdogan betrayed Vladimir Putin, flagrantly breaching their agreement on Idlib last September, promising to disarm terrorists […]

International Criminal Court: US/NATO Imperial Tool

International Criminal Court: US/NATO Imperial Tool by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Time and again, the ICC breaches its mandate, calling for “end(ing) impunity for the perpetrators of the most serious crimes of concern.” The court consistently ignores US/NATO imperial war crimes, prosecuting their victims instead. Established by the Rome Statute of […]

Defending Venezuelan Democracy From US Tyranny

Defending Venezuelan Democracy From US Tyranny by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Venezuela is the hemisphere’s preeminent social democracy – a notion the US and other Western nations abhor. It’s why the Bolivarian Republic is targeted for regime change, along with Washington wanting control over its world’s largest oil reserves and other […]

Establishment Media Bald-Faced Big Lies About Venezuela

Establishment Media Bald-Faced Big Lies About Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US establishment media are a national embarrassment, a collective lying machine on vital issues, a force for pure evil. They feature managed news misinformation and disinformation, Big Lies, and fake news, truth telling on what ordinary people most need […]

NYT Lynch Mob Mentality

NYT Lynch Mob Mentality by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Lynch mob mentality unacceptably targets individuals like Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange, groups like FARC, Hezbollah and Hamas, as well as nations for regime change like Iran, Venezuela, and numerous victims of US aggression. US-led Western media support for the above high […]

Assange’s Arrest Affirms US/UK Speech, Media, and Academic Freedoms Are Null and Void

Assange’s Arrest Affirms US/UK Speech, Media, and Academic Freedoms Are Null and Void by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The US First Amendment affirms fundamental speech and media rights without which all others are threatened. No society is free without them. Eliminating them assures totalitarian rule. In her 1951 book, titled “The […]

Assange’s Indictment Further Proof of No Just Cause to Detain Chelsea Manning

Assange’s Indictment Further Proof of No Just Cause to Detain Chelsea Manning by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Like countless others, Manning and Assange are imperial state victims, targeted for doing the right thing, for exposing US high crimes, not for any wrongdoing. On March 8, Manning was detained for refusing to […]

Is Trump Regime Military Intervention in Venezuela Likely”

Is Trump Regime Military Intervention in Venezuela Likely? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Regional nations, the world community, UN, and overwhelming majority of Venezuelans oppose US military intervention in the country. What’s highly unlikely is possible with neocon extremist hardliners in charge of Trump regime geopolitics. Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai […]

Pompeo in Latin America

Pompeo in Latin America by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) From April 11 – 15, his visits to Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Colombia are all about hardening the Trump regime’s coup plot against Venezuela’s Maduro and Bolivarian social democracy. It also aims to counter growing Sino/Russian influence in the country and region. […]

Assange’s Arrest Criminalizes Truth-Telling Journalism

Assange’s Arrest Criminalizes Truth-Telling Journalism by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In August 2012, Assange sought and was granted asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy (by then-President Correa) to avoid arrest, extradition to Sweden on phony rape and sexual assault charges.  They were all about wanting him handed over to the US to […]