Avigdor Lieberman Faces New Charges

Avigdor Lieberman Faces New Charges by Stephen Lendman He's Netanyahu's main coalition partner. He represents the lunatic fringe of Israeli governance. He's a serial felon. He's ideologically anti-democratic and hardcore racist. Weeks ahead of general elections, he resigned. In January, he plans running for reelection anyway. At least so far. Information discussed below may preclude... Continue Reading →

Netanyahu/Lieberman Coalition

Netanyahu/Lieberman Coalition by Stephen Lendman On January 22, Israeli parliamentary elections will be held. Netanyahu/Lieberman's Likud/Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home) looks likely to win. Both men are world class thugs. They represent the worst of ideological extremism. They're hardcore racists. They want unchallenged regional dominance. They believe Israel has a divine right to terrorize Palestinians... Continue Reading →

Chavez Struggles to Recover

Chavez Struggles to Recover by Stephen Lendman A previous article said major surgery for any reason is daunting. Four times for the same illness in 18 months present special challenges. Chavez struggles to recover. He hopes he's cancer free. He's undergoing difficult post-operative procedures. Reports suggest he's proceeding on track. Internal bleeding and respiratory infection... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Get Short Shrift in Israel

Human Rights Get Short Shrift in Israel by Stephen Lendman The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) assesses human rights in Israel annually. It's 2012 report is "bleak."  It's true in virtually every category assessed. Netanyahu and dominant Knesset hardliners spurn human and civil rights. They do so for Palestinians, Israeli Arabs, and most... Continue Reading →

OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists

OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists by Stephen Lendman US history is littered with repressive laws. Constitutional protections and civil liberties have been targeted. The 1798 Alien and Sedition Acts restricted First Amendment freedoms. So did the 1917 Espionage Act, 1919 anti-communist Palmer raids, 1934 Special Committee on Un-American Activities, its House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)... Continue Reading →

Scrambling for Africa’s Resources

Scrambling for Africa's Resources by Stephen Lendman It's more than about oil, stupid. It's for vast African riches. Resource/mineral wars define America's agenda.  On December 15, 2006, the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) was authorized. On February 6, 2007, it was announced.  On October 1, 2007, it was established. On October 1, 2008, it became... Continue Reading →

Four More Years of War

Four More Years of War by Stephen Lendman Expect Obama to prioritize advancing America's imperium. He did aggressive in term one. New wars are planned. Current ones won't end. Proxy ones continue. So does increasing America's global military footprint. Fiscal cliff hype is about greater force-fed austerity to free up more funds for America's war... Continue Reading →

Syria’s Liberating Struggle Continues

Syria's Liberating Struggle Continues by Stephen Lendman Syrians struggle valiantly to defeat Western-recruited invaders. Islamofasists infest their ranks. They're cold-blooded killers.  Assad is falsely blamed for their crimes. They include horrific atrocities. On December 23, Hama province residents were slaughtered. Reports said up to 100 in Halfaya. Headlines claimed a government air strike hit a... Continue Reading →

Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention

Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention by Stephen Lendman Since taking office, Obama authorized numerous police state measures. They follow earlier ones under George Bush. They're heading America for full-blown tyranny. It's already a hair's breadth away. It could arrive any time full force. It's been wrapped in the American flag all along. Most people don't know how... Continue Reading →

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