Israel’s Rage for War on Iran

Israel’s Rage for War on Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Iran is Israel’s main regional rival – yet poses no threat to the Jewish state or any others. Fabricated claims by Israel, the US, or other Western states otherwise have no credibility. Israel’s only enemies are invented ones. Real ones […]

Idlib, Syria Demilitarized Zone Agreement Collapsing

Idlib, Syria Demilitarized Zone Agreement Collapsing by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In mid-September, Russia and Turkey agreed on establishing a 15 – 20 km-wide demilitarized zone in Idlib province along the Turkish border – the only remaining US-supported terrorist stronghold in Syria. Liberating the province was put on hold, a mistake […]

Audio Evidence Links Saudi Crown Prince to Khashoggi’s Murder

Audio Evidence Links Saudi Crown Prince to Khashoggi’s Murder by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Assassinating Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 was Saudi state-sponsored murder. Last week, Erdogan said audio evidence linked what happened to the highest authority in Riyadh, leaving no doubt he meant crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) – […]

Censoring Information on Harmful to Health GMO Foods and Ingredients?

Censoring Information on Harmful to Health GMO Foods and Ingredients? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) GMO foods and ingredients are toxic, unsafe to eat. Independent scientific research proves they’re harmful to human health. Agribusiness giants want all animal and vegetable life forms patented. They want worldwide food control. They want it […]

The Fantasy of Eased Tensions and Misery in Gaza

The Fantasy of Eased Tensions and Misery in Gaza by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) A previous article discussed falsely reported scenarios about Gaza – NYT and WSJ propaganda, pretending virtual war zone/humanitarian crisis conditions eased – far from it, I explained. In mid-2007, Israel blockaded Gaza for political reasons. Alleged security […]

Hillary in 2020?

Hillary in 2020? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Say it isn’t so. Hillary Clinton is profoundly unfit for any public office. Besides being hugely unpopular and a two-time loser for the nation’s highest office, she’s the most ruthlessly dangerous presidential aspirant in US history.  She’s unaccountable for major war crimes, racketeering, […]

Sino/US Dialogue Leaves Major Issues Unresolved

Sino/US Dialogue Leaves Major Issues Unresolved by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Washington has interests, not allies. China and Russia are rivals, not partners. The US demands all other nations bend to its will – intolerant of sovereign independent ones, targeting them for regime change. That’s what imperialism is all about. After […]

US Seeks Collaboration, Not Control, in the Indo-Pacific?

US Seeks Collaboration, Not Control, in the Indo-Pacific? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Virtually all politicians lie. Most everything they say lacks credibility. Exceptions prove the rule. Obama was a serial liar. Trump exceeded his dissembling so far in office. The best way to react to his comments is by believing […]

Erdogan Confirms Audio Evidence of Khashoggi’s Murder

Erdogan Confirms Audio Evidence of Khashoggi’s Murder by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On October 2, a Saudi hit squad was dispatched to Istanbul by crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) – ordered to murder Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate and dispose of his remains. On Saturday, Turkish President Erdogan said he […]

100th Anniversary of WW I’s End

100th Anniversary of WW I’s End by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Ignoring historical lessons assures repeating earlier horrors. It happens time and again, things worsening, not improving. Edmund Burke put it this way, saying: “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” George Santanyana said “(t)hose who cannot remember […]

Florida Recount Redux

Florida Recount Redux by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Shades of 2000 and arguably the most infamous ever US Supreme Court decision, and they’ve been plenty of others in the court’s disturbing history. In 2000, majority justices halted the Florida recount on spurious grounds, falsely claiming it violated the 14th Amendment’s Equal […]

Raging California Wildfires

Raging California Wildfires by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Extreme weather related events are becoming more common in America and elsewhere, including severe hurricanes, droughts, and blazes like what’s ravaging California. They’re likely related to global warming, a reality Trump and regime hardliners ignore. According to bioclimatologist Park Williams: “In pretty much […]

Tensions, Misery Easing in Gaza?

Tensions, Misery Easing in Gaza? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In their latest editions, the NYT and WSJ presented the same false scenario about Gaza – ignoring the reality of one of world’s severest humanitarian crises. Since mid-2007, Gaza has been an undeclared Israeli war zone, its two million people held […]

Saudi Regime Bans Millions of Palestinians from Mecca

Saudi Regime Bans Millions of Palestinians from Mecca by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The Saudi regime is contemptuous of Shia Muslims domestically and abroad.  It’s also hostile to Palestinians – even though they’re mostly Sunnis, including most Israeli Arab citizens. Muslims everywhere are encouraged to perform the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca […]

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, ISIS and Libya

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, ISIS and Libya by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) explained endless war in Syria continues raging in terrorist infested areas – mainly in Idlib province and southwestern parts of the country. Russian/Turkish agreed on an Idlib demilitarized zone nearly […]

Saudis Reject Independent Probe of Khashoggi’s Murder

Saudis Reject Independent Probe of Khashoggi’s Murder by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Coverup has been Saudi strategy all along, at first weeks of denial before admitting Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, calling it “premeditated” after concocting hollow explanations of what happened. The kingdom has gone all out to shift blame from what crown […]

A US Orchestrated Living Hell

Yemen: A US Orchestrated Living Hell by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Media reports on devastating war in Yemen, including from most alternative sources, fail to explain the conflict was planned and orchestrated in Washington. It began under Bush/Cheney shortly after US naked aggression was launched in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001 […]

Trump Bans Asylum for Unwanted Aliens

Trump Bans Asylum for Unwanted Aliens by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Israel is the only developed nation prohibiting non-Jewish refugees and asylum seekers from entering the country – treating unwanted arrivals oppressively like criminals. Post-9/11, America is heading in the same direction. Obama was notoriously called the nation’s “deporter-in-chief.” Trump way […]

Trump v. the Media

Trump v. the Media by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US and other Western major media are the shame of the nations where they operate. They willfully ill-inform, misinform and disinform, managing news, information and opinion – polar opposite what legitimate journalism is supposed to be all about. They stick to the […]

US Warships Challenge China Near Its Territory

US Warships Challenge China Near Its Territory by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) US freedom of navigation provocations close to Chinese territory happen with disturbing regularity. Along with surrounding China with US military bases and waging trade war on the country, unthinkable US-provoked confrontation could follow – the madness of possible military […]