Israel Threatens Syria

Israel Threatens Syria by Stephen Lendman Self-defense is inviolable. It's a fundamental right. International law affirms it. On May 29, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Washington supports Israel's right to defend itself.  Israeli-style defense is offense. It hasn't been attacked in 40 years. It faces no regional threats now except ones it invents. It... Continue Reading →

CIA Global Renditions

CIA Global Renditions by Stephen Lendman Extraordinary renditions include arbitrary abductions and extrajudicial transfers from one country to another. Targeted individuals are called terrorists.  Corroborating evidence isn't needed. What Washington says goes. Rogue hegemons operate that way.  International, constitutional, and US statute laws don't matter. They're spurned. Victims are guilty by accusation. It's official US... Continue Reading →

Bilderberg June 6 – 9 Conference

Bilderberg June 6 - 9 Conference by Stephen Lendman Its four-day meeting occurs annually. It's a rite of spring. British political economist Will Hutton calls the group the "high priests of globalization." Powerful movers and shakers have their own agenda.  They discuss key issues. They do it year round. Once annually they meet face-to-face. They... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Anti-Populist Agenda

Obama's Anti-Populist Agenda by Stephen Lendman Obama's a reliable corporate tool. He serves powerful monied interests. He spurns populist ones. He's done so throughout his tenure. He's unfit to serve. Since taking office, he targeted America's most disadvantaged. He wants deeper Medicare and Medicaid cuts than already instituted on his watch. He wants Social Security... Continue Reading →

Israel Threatens Russia

Israel Threatens Russia by Stephen Lendman Israel gives chutzpah new meaning. War on humanity defines its agenda. It's partnered with Washington's war on Syria. It's heading perhaps toward greater intervention. It warned Russia about supplying Syria with sophisticated defensive anti-aircraft missiles. It said Israel will react in response. More on that below. A previous article... Continue Reading →

Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo

Lifting the Fake EU Arms Embargo  by Stephen Lendman On May 27, the so-called one-year EU arms embargo on Syria's opposition ended. Officially it does so on June 1. EU nations agreed to end what never existed. Since Washington's war on Syria began in early 2011, arms flowed freely. Western-enlisted death squads get them. At... Continue Reading →

Obama: America’s Second Teflon President?

Obama: America's Second Teflon President? by Stephen Lendman New poll numbers show recent scandals haven't hurt his approval rating. According to a CNN/ORC International survey, 53% of Americans approve his job as president. Another 45% disapprove.  Throughout much of his tenure, he hovered around 50%. According to Gallup, he scored highest from January 22 -... Continue Reading →

Peace Process Pretense

Peace Process Pretense by Stephen Lendman Peace process initiatives were stillborn from inception. Decades of futility define them. Palestinians genuinely want peace. They deserve it and much more. Israeli leaders pretend they care. Doing so conceals their dark agenda. They deplore peaceful conflict resolution. They prioritize violence and instability.  They want all valued parts of... Continue Reading →

Milliman Medical Index on Obamacare

Milliman Medical Index on Obamacare by Stephen Lendman Milliman calls itself one of "the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services." It provides independent consulting services. It does so in areas including healthcare among others. It says it maintains "rigorous standards of professional excellence, peer review and objectivity." It publishes a Milliman... Continue Reading →

Obama at Annapolis

Obama at Annapolis by Stephen Lendman Obama represents the worst of rogue leadership. He's a war criminal multiple times over. He's guilty of numerous other crimes. He belongs in prison, not high office. On May 24, he addressed Naval Academy graduates. Why any showed up they'll have to explain. So does why those doing so... Continue Reading →

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