Iraq: A US Platform for Regional Aggression

Iraq: A US Platform for Regional Aggression by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Pentagon forces came to Iraq in 2003 to stay. According to the country’s Kata’ib Hezbollah (Hezbollah Battalions) popular forces spokesman Jafar al-Hosseini on Arabic-language al-Mayadeen TV, the US has 34,000 troops in the country, operating from 31 bases, adding: […]

US Staged False Flag in Venezuela Coming?

US Staged False Flag in Venezuela Coming? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) False flags are a US tradition, dating from the mid-19th century against Mexico, a pretext to steal half its territory.  Numerous others followed, supported by major media propaganda, serving as a collective imperial mouthpiece, essential to make schemes work. […]

Amnesty International: Imperial Tool 2.0

Amnesty International: Imperial Tool 2.0 by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Previous articles discussed how AI fronts for power, concerned more about its funding sources and publicity than human rights – Syria a glaring example. It shamefully accused Bashar al-Assad of crimes committed by the US, its imperial partners, and terrorist groups […]

Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela?

Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Under international law, humanitarian crises occur in countries where armed conflicts rage or when natural disasters affect entire populations or much of them. Examples of the latter occur during widespread famines, epidemics, or other emergency conditions affected nations can’t handle without outside […]

Putin Slams Trump Regime’s INF Treaty Pullout: To Respond Tit for Tat

Putin Slams Trump Regime’s INF Treaty Pullout: To Respond Tit for Tat by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) On Wednesday, Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin addressed Russia’s Federal Assembly, comprised of the nation’s upper house Federation Council and lower house State Duma. Along with discussing domestic economic and social issues, he slammed the […]

Trump Regime Pursuing Nuclear Technology Sales to the Saudis

Trump Regime Pursuing Nuclear Technology Sales to the Saudis by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Saudi Arabia is a fascist dictatorship run in cahoots with religious extremists – the Middle East’s most ruthlessly dangerous regime after Israel and America’s regional presence. Other than nations already with nukes, it’s likely the last regime […]

Media Big Lies About Putin’s Federal Assembly Address

Media Big Lies About Putin’s Federal Assembly Address by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Western major media, especially in the US, are a collective lying machine on issues mattering most, notably geopolitical ones, especially anything about Russia. A separate article discussed Vladimir Putin’s Wednesday Federal Assembly address, the equivalent of the US […]

The NYT v. Trump

The NYT v. Trump by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The self-styled newspaper of record NYT gives yellow journalism a bad name – sanitizing reports, suppressing what’s most important. Featuring disinformation, Big Lies, and fake news on major issues, it long ago abandoned what journalism is supposed to be all about. Fronting […]

Con Man Bernie Sanders for President

Con Man Bernie Sanders for President by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Sanders is a human equivalent of an undemocratic Dem Trojan horse, a con man throughout his political career as Burlington, VT mayor, House and Senate member. His voting record belies his public advocacy – like other dirty politicians, time and […]

Freedom v. Fascism in Venezuela

Freedom v. Fascism at Stake in Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Events unfolding in Venezuela for the past four weeks reflect the ugly face of what US coup plotting against a sovereign state is all about. Democracy building, responsibility to protect, and humanitarian intervention are Washington’s deadliest exports. There’s nothing […]

The NYT v. Bolivarian Social Democracy

The NYT v. Bolivarian Social Democracy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The self-styled newspaper of record has been hostile to Venezuelan social democracy since Hugo Chavez’s December 1998 election. Since usurper in waiting Guaido illegally declared himself interim president, the Times endorsed him, supporting the attempted power grab over fundamental rule […]

Venezuela in the US Crosshairs

Venezuela in the US Crosshairs by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The fate of Venezuela is one of the cutting edge issues of our time. There’s no ambiguity about what’s going on. The Trump regime, supported by its colonial allies, saluting and following orders, aims to replace the hemisphere’s model social democracy […]

Trump’s Big Lie Pledge to Lower Drug Prices

Trump’s Big Lie Pledge to Lower Drug Prices by Stephen Lendman  Time and again, Trump promises one thing for ordinary Americans and does something entirely different – why he can never be trusted.  The same goes for most others in Washington. Nearly all House and Senate members support special interests at the expense of peace, […]

CNN/Facebook Conspiracy Against Truth-Telling

CNN/Facebook Conspiracy Against Truth-Telling by Stephen Lendman Censorship is the new normal in America – speech, independent media, and academic freedoms threatened. What’s going on is the hallmark of totalitarian rule – controlling the message, eliminating what conflicts with the official narrative, notably on major geopolitical issues, especially anything about Russia and other sovereign states […]

Ziofascist Imperial Front Man

Trump: Ziofascist Imperial Front Man by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Trump fronts for imperial America; its military, industrial, security complex; Wall Street, and Israeli Zionist ideologues, fascist extremists, and religious fundamentalists. His one-sided support for the Jewish state is more extreme than any of his predecessors. His so-called/yet to be released […]

Interventionist EU Lawmakers Expelled from Venezuela

Interventionist EU Lawmakers Expelled from Venezuela by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Post-WW II, EU nations were transformed into virtual US colonies, serving Washington’s geopolitical interests, even when harming their own. They’re allied with endless US wars of aggression, partnering in its imperial aim for global dominance, settling for junior partner status, […]

High Healthcare Expenses: The Leading Cause of US Consumer Bankruptcies

High Healthcare Expenses: The Leading Cause of US Consumer Bankruptcies by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) The US is the only developed nation without some form of universal coverage. The world’s richest nation doesn’t give a hoot about its ordinary people, serving its privileged class exclusively. It’s no different whether Republicans or […]

Dow Chemical’s Toxic Legacy

Dow Chemical’s Toxic Legacy by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Dow is the world’s second largest chemical company, a producer of chemicals, agrochemicals, hydrocarbons, plastics, GMO seeds and other products. Its Union Carbide subsidiary was responsible for the 1984 Bhopal, India toxic gas leak, considered the world’s worst industrial disaster, killing thousands, […]

When Is It OK to Topple a Sitting Government?

When Is It OK to Topple a Sitting Government? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Answer: When the US says so! Forget about international, constitutional and statute laws! Washington rules alone matter. What it says goes, barking orders to the world community, pressuring and threatening them demanding its leaders salute and obey. […]

Cookies for Venezuelans

Cookies for Venezuelans by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Shades of Victoria Nuland, the Obama regime’s point demon for installing Nazi-infested putschists in Ukraine, fascist extremism in Europe’s heartland. She handed out cookies in Kiev while US trained snipers gunned down police and others, along with creating overall chaos. So-called Trump regime […]