Netanyahu Regime Orders IDF to Attack Gaza if Demonstrations Continue

Netanyahu Regime Orders IDF to Attack Gaza if Demonstrations Continue by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Weekly Great March of Return demonstrations in Gaza since March 30 have been peaceful. They’ve been met by extreme IDF violence, crimes of war and against humanity by any standard. The Netanyahu regime bears full responsibility […]

Khashoggi’s Saudi Criticism Made Him a Marked Man

Khashoggi’s Saudi Criticism Made Him a Marked Man by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Khashoggi was a Saudi insider/turned critic, especially about crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s (MBS) policies. In 2017, he called his geopolitical agenda “impulsive,” saying the “Trump effect (made him) feel empowered to this impulsive behavior in foreign policy. […]

Israeli Supreme Court Rules for Palestinian/American Student

Israeli Supreme Court Rules for Palestinian/American Student by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The usual rubber-stamp High Court defied expectations, ruling against the Netanyahu regime, upholding Lara Alqasem’s appeal to study at Hebrew University. Israel granted her visa permission to pursue graduate work in Jerusalem. On arrival at Ben Gurion airport October […]

Massacre in Crimea

Massacre in Crimea by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On Wednesday afternoon, detonation of an unidentified explosive device filled with metal fragments, along with indiscriminate live fire by masked gunmen armed with assault rifles at Crimea’s Kerch Polytechnic College reportedly killed at least 20 people, dozens of others injured, at least 16 […]

Saudis Likely to Follow Key Machiavellian Principle in Handling Khashoggi Incident Fallout

Saudis Likely to Follow Key Machiavellian Principle in Handling Khashoggi Incident Fallout by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) There’s little doubt about Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s dirty hands all over Jamal Khashoggi’s elimination. Turkey claims to have key incriminating evidence, proving kingdom culpability, indicating high level responsibility. In The Prince, […]

Trump Regime Escalates Sanctions War

Trump Regime Escalates Sanctions War by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Illegally imposed US sanctions on targeted nations, groups and individuals constitute war by other means, sovereign independent Iran a prime target. The Trump regime wants the country politically and economically isolated, part of its regime change strategy along with Israel – […]

Syria’s UN Envoy Slams US-Led Aggression

Syria’s UN Envoy Slams US-Led Aggression by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Addressing the Security Council on Wednesday, Syria’s Bashar al-Jaafari slammed the presence of US, UK, French and Turkish forces in his country, calling the occupiers responsible for aggression against its sovereign independence. He accused the so-called US-led coalition of terror-bombing […]

US Intelligence Agencies Hold Saudi Crown Prince Responsible for Khashoggi’s Death

US Intelligence Agencies Hold Saudi Crown Prince Responsible for Khashoggi’s Death by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) There’s virtually no doubt that Jamal Khashoggi was killed after entering the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate on October 2 – never seen or heard from since. The latest US major media headlines indicated crown prince Mohammad […]

Saudis Help US Combat Terrorism, Says Trump

Saudis Aid US Combat Terrorism, Says Trump by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) All politicians lie – affirmed every time Trump tries justifying unjustifiable US policies. Interviewed by Fox Business on Tuesday, he disputed what’s increasingly indisputable. Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) clearly was behind Jamal Khashoggi’s elimination. Instead of […]

Amazon’s Pay Raise Cuts Worker Compensation

Amazon’s Pay Raise Cuts Worker Compensation by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth exceeds $100 billion – while  around 350,000 US company workers struggle to survive on poverty wages, along with enduring deplorable working conditions for maximum productivity at company fulfillment centers. Last March, company worker James […]

Why Israel Gets Away with Murder in Occupied Palestine

Why Israel Gets Away with Murder in Occupied Palestine by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Israel brutalizes defenseless Palestinians as viciously as Nazis mistreated Jews. Since creation of the Jewish state, they’ve endured virtually every form of indignity, degradation, and crime against humanity imaginable, including land theft, political imprisonments, brutal torture in […]

Israel Waging War on Gaza Without Declaring It

Israel Waging War on Gaza Without Declaring It by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Under international law, blockades are acts of war – waged by Israel on Gaza, suffocating its two million people, destroying the strip’s economy, creating humanitarian crisis conditions. Gazans are held hostage to Israeli viciousness, solely for political reasons. […]

Trump Bows to Saudi Executioners

Trump Bows to Saudi Executioners by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Imperial logic goes something like this. Self-defense by Syria, other nations the US attacks aggressively, and Palestinian resistance against occupation harshness are considered unlawful behavior. High crimes of war and against humanity, imperial coups, support for terrorist groups, and political assassinations […]

Schmoozing in Riyadh

Schmoozing in Riyadh by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On Tuesday, Mike Pompeo met with Saudi king Salman and crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) in Riyadh. His trip is all about assuring them of no change in bilateral relations, accountability for eliminating Jamal Khashoggi off the table. Longstanding ties between both […]

Saudis to Admit Jamal Khashoggi Killed During Interrogation?

Saudis to Admit Jamal Khashoggi Killed During Interrogation? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) According to CNN, Reuters, AP News, the NYT, and other media, the Saudis will admit responsibility for Khashoggi’s death. Citing unnamed sources, media reports claim Riyadh will say he died during a botched interrogation and plan to abduct […]

Russa Reportedly to Refine Iranian Oil for Export

Russia Reportedly to Refine Iranian Oil for Export by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Washington under Republicans and undemocratic Dems use unilaterally imposed illegal sanctions as political, economic, and trade weapons against its adversaries – a failed strategy. Yet it persists. US harshness toward Iran since its 1979 revolution achieved nothing. The […]

Hundreds of Thousands Likely Perished from War in Yemen

Hundreds of Thousands Likely Perished from War in Yemen by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Since US-orchestrated/Saudi-led terror-bombing and blockade of Yemen began in March 2015, Western and other media continue claiming only 10,000 Yemenis perished. It’s a fabricated claim to downplay what’s largely a forgotten war, little reported about it, nearly […]

What’s Going On in Idlib, Syria’s Demilitarized Zone?

What’s Going On in Idlib, Syria’s Demilitarized Zone? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In mid-September, Putin and Turkey’s Erdogan agreed on establishing a 15 – 20 km-wide demilitarized zone in Idlib province along the Turkish border. Russian and Turkish forces will control the zone, an offensive to liberate Idlib put on […]

Whitewashing Jamal Khashoggi’s Elimination Likely

Whitewashing Jamal Khashoggi’s Elimination Likely by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The West values Saudi oil, super-wealth, and investments too much to let the kingdom’s elimination of Jamal Khoshoggi disrupt longstanding relations more than short-term. Trump tried deflecting attention from its responsibility for what happened, saying king Salman claims to know nothing […]

Syria Another US Forever War?

Syria Another US Forever War? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Is Afghanistan the prototype for all US wars of aggression? Forever war rages in the country, now in its 18th year with no prospect for resolution. Is Syria following the same pattern, war in its eighth year with no end in […]