Released Palestinian Prisoners Aren’t Free

Released Palestinian Prisoners Aren't Free by Stephen Lendman What country is a modern day Sparta? Which one lives by the sword? Which one deplores peace and stability? Which one threatens an entire region and beyond? Which one ignores rule of law principles? Which one has no constitution? Which one has no official borders?  Which one... Continue Reading →

2014 Predictions

2014 Predictions by Stephen Lendman Some are best guesses. Others are easier to make. For billions worldwide, 2013 was grim. Expect 2014 to be no better. For many it'll be worse. Conflicts without end continue. Waging them threaten humanity. War profiteers never had it better.  Washington bears most responsibility. One nation after another is ravaged,... Continue Reading →

Planned Israeli Jordan Valley Annexation?

Planned Israeli Jordan Valley Annexation? by Stephen Lendman In May 2011, Netanyahu addressed Congress. He was warmly welcomed. London's Guardian called it a "love-in." He received 29 standing ovations.  Jerusalem must remain Israel's exclusive capital, he said. Loud cheers followed him saying: "Israel has no better friend than America, and America has no better friend... Continue Reading →

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Geneva by Stephen Lendman On December 30, Iran and P5+1 nations resumed negotiations. It's the third round since early November. Focus is on implementing Geneva agreed on terms. Iran's Foreign Ministry political and international affairs director general, Hamid Baeidinejad, heads Tehran's delegation. It includes nuclear, banking, oil and transportation sector... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Political Prisoners

Palestinian Political Prisoners by Stephen Lendman Palestine imprisons no Israelis for any reason - zero. Thousands of Palestinians wrongfully languish in Israel's gulag.  They're tortured and abused. They're intimidated, humiliated and degraded. They're held under appalling conditions.  They're poorly fed and clothed. They're denied proper medical treatment when ill. They're mostly political prisoners. They're punished... Continue Reading →

US Universities of Shame

US Universities of Shame by Stephen Lendman A previous article discussed the American Studies Association (ASA). It's the nation's oldest and largest organization involved in the interdisciplinary study of US culture and history. Members include academics, researchers, librarians, and public officials and administrators. Academic ones represent many disciplines. They include history, literature, religion, art, architecture,... Continue Reading →

Debating Syria

Debating Syria by Stephen Lendman When is a debate not one? When New York Times editors sponsor them. They've had them before. They've got a new one on Syria. Debates should give all sides equal time and space to air views. Times editors changed the rules. They made their own. They exclude anti-establishment viewpoints. Opinions... Continue Reading →

US and Israeli Season’s Greetings: Part II

US and Israeli Season's Greetings: Part II by Stephen Lendman No nations more egregiously violate legal, moral and ethical principles, standards and norms. None do so more contemptuously.  None operate more lawlessly. None more mock the season's spirit. None more do it throughout the year after year after year.  None are more disgraceful. None inflict... Continue Reading →

Israel Bombs Gaza – Again

Israel Bombs Gaza - Again by Stephen Lendman Israeli regimes are guilty of decades of crimes of war, against humanity, and slow-motion genocide.  State terror is official policy. Besieged Gazans are being slowly suffocated. Over 1.7 million Palestinians are affected. Air, ground and sea attacks repeat with disturbing regularity. The latest came late Thursday. Israeli... Continue Reading →

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