America’s Rape of Iraq

America’s Rape of Iraq by Stephen Lendman Complicit with Israel, America’s plan to redraw the Middle East map bears full responsibility for raping and destroying Iraq. From September 1980 to the present, Presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II and Obama committed the highest of high crimes against peace.  Millions of Iraqis perished from... Continue Reading →

Palestinians Protecting Islam’s Third Holiest Site Risk Imprisonment

Palestinians Protecting Islam’s Third Holiest Site Risk Imprisonment by Stephen Lendman Israel kidnaps and brutalizes Palestinians for any reason or none at all. Multiple community intrusions occur daily - families terrorized, children traumatized.  On April 14, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said soldiers abducted 16 Palestinians, aged 45 - 70, after violently raiding their homes... Continue Reading →

Pentagon Whitewashes Mass Murder

Pentagon Whitewashes Mass Murder by Stephen Lendman America considers civilians legitimate targets in all its wars of aggression. Fundamental laws of war prohibit attacking them - ignored in all US combat operations. CENTCOM lied, calling its October 3, 2015 bombing of the Kunduz, Afghanistan Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital a “tragic incident.” It turned truth... Continue Reading →

US Behind New Coup Plot in Venezuela

US Behind New Coup Plot in Venezuela by Stephen Lendman Since Hugo Chavez’s December 1998 election, Washington plotted to regain control over Venezuela and its vast oil reserves. Two anti-Chavista coup plots failed, another against current President Nicolas Maduro foiled. US economic war facilitated fascists gaining control of Venezuela’s National Assembly. Washington’s dirty hands are... Continue Reading →

China Denies US Carrier Group Hong Kong Port Call

China Denies US Carrier Group Hong Kong Port Call Stephen Lendman US/Sino tensions remain high. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs chairman Joseph (“fighting Joe”) Dunford provocatively call China and Russia America’s leading threats, along with Iran, North Korea and terrorism. On Friday, America’s Hong Kong consulate said Beijing denied permission for the USS... Continue Reading →

Russia and America are Adversaries, Not Partners

Russia and America Are Adversaries, Not Partners by Stephen Lendman Agreements Russia and other nations make with America are fraught with hazards. Sordid US history shows it flagrantly breaches deals repeatedly. Washington can’t be trusted. It doesn’t negotiate in good faith. Duplicity is longstanding policy, peace anathema to advancing its imperium. Russian officials calling their... Continue Reading →

Former Speaker Boehner Blasts Cruz

Former Speaker Boehner Blasts Cruz by Stephen Lendman  John Boehner minced no words, calling Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh,” adding “I have never worked with a more miserable son-of-a-bitch in my life.” Trump sounds almost mild, calling him “lying Ted…a hypocrite…a nasty guy. Nobody likes him. Nobody in Congress likes him. Nobody likes him anywhere... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Economic Legacy: Thirdworldizing America

Obama’s Economic Legacy: Thirdworldizing America by Stephen Lendman The New York Times colluded with Obama, presenting the illusion of economic recovery, twisting reality, ignoring cold hard facts. Interviewed by its financial columnist Andrew Sorkin, a false picture of his economic record was presented. America’s 1% never had things better. Protracted Main Street Depression conditions affect... Continue Reading →

The Battle for Aleppo

The Battle for Aleppo by Stephen Lendman Western officials and supportive media scoundrels blame attacks on civilian targets in Aleppo and surrounding areas on Syria and Russia. US-backed terrorists bear full responsibility. The UK government owned, operated and controlled BBC was typical media deception, repeating tired old Big Lies, citing US sources “criticizing Russia’s air... Continue Reading →

Israel Murders Pregnant Palestinian Woman Posing No Threat

Israel Murders Pregnant Palestinian Woman Posing No Threat by Stephen Lendman Israeli viciousness goes virtually unreported in America, little elsewhere in the West, its high crimes ignored.  Long-suffering Palestinians don’t matter. They’re persecuted for not being Jews, often victims of cold-blooded murder.  On Wednesday, Israeli security forces lethally shot 23-year-old pregnant mother Maram Salif Hassan... Continue Reading →

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