Longstanding Bahraini State Terror

Longstanding Bahraini State Terror by Stephen Lendman It's official state policy. King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa's one of the region's most ruthless tyrants. Washington supports his worst crimes.  They persist. On July 29, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) headlined "Escalation of the Crackdown against Freedom of Expression and Assembly in the Recommendations of... Continue Reading →

Bradley Manning: Guilty of Doing the Right Thing

Bradley Manning: Guilty of Doing the Right Thing by Stephen Lendman Final arguments were presented last week. Judge Col. Denise Lind adjourned for the weekend. Tuesday 1PM EDT was verdict day and time. It didn't surprise. Earlier she refused to dismiss aiding the enemy charges. She let multiple Espionage Act violations stand. She did so... Continue Reading →

The Illusion of Israeli/Palestinian Peace for Our Time

The Illusion of Israeli/Palestinian Peace for Our Time by Stephen Lendman Talks take place in Washington. Doing so alone assures betrayal and failure. It's certain. America one-sidedly favors Israel. It's duplicitous. It's no honest broker. It never was. It's not now.  No legitimate Palestinian leader would permit Washington's involvement. Collaborators betray their people by doing... Continue Reading →

Waging the Battle of Syria

Waging the Battle of Syria by Stephen Lendman Syria's conflict began in March 2011. Resolving it remains elusive. Previous articles explained it's Washington's war. It was planned years ago.  It's about advancing America's imperium. There's nothing civil about it. It's about toppling another independent government. They're not tolerated. Washington wants pro-Western puppet ones replacing them.... Continue Reading →

Hardwired Inequality in America

Hardwired Inequality in America by Stephen Lendman America's always been separate and unequal. Today it's worse than ever in modern times.  Wealth disparity between rich and poor is unprecedented. Annually it widens. Government complicity with business bears full responsibility. It's worse than ever under Obama. Census data show half of US households impoverished or bordering... Continue Reading →

Detroit Mirrors America’s Decline

Detroit Mirrors America's Decline by Stephen Lendman America's been declining for decades. It's going the way of all empires. It's dying a slow death. It's epitaph one day will read hubris and overreach killed it. Misguided policies don't work. Chalmers Johnson once said it's "too late for mere scattered reforms." They won't make a damn... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Oppose Fake Peace Talks

Palestinians Oppose Fake Peace Talks by Stephen Lendman They begin Tuesday in Washington. They're orchestrated to fail. Israel and America don't negotiate. They demand unconditional surrender. PA coup d'etat president Abbas is a longtime collaborator. Chief PA negotiator Saeb Erekat's a convenient stooge.  He, Abbas and other PA conspirators represent Israel, not Palestine. They're well... Continue Reading →

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