One Yemeni Child Dies Every 10 Minutes From War-Related Starvation

One Yemeni Child Dies Every 10 Minutes From War-Related Starvation by Stephen Lendman Yemen is Obama’s war, Saudis doing his dirty work, continuing it even though he’s gone. Now it’s Trump’s aggression unless he acts responsibly to stop it.  Genocide haunts the country, the region’s poorest, the suffering of its people largely ignored. Deaths by... Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Nazis Attack Donbass Overnight

Ukrainian Nazis Attack Donbass Overnight by Stephen Lendman Obama-installed Kiev putschists continue intermittent attacks on Donbass freedom fighters and residents - aggression begun after the US-sponsored February 2014 coup. A Sunday Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) attack was launched in areas near the Donetsk airport, Yasinovataya and Avdeevka, according to Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Deputy... Continue Reading →

New US/Russia Partnership? Hold the Cheers!

New US/Russia Partnership? Hold the Cheers! by Stephen Lendman Except for cooperating during WW II to defeat Nazism, America has been largely adversarial toward Russia for the past century. On Saturday, Trump and Putin spoke by phone. Discussion lasted nearly an hour. Both leaders agreed to continue “regular personal contacts.”  They’ll meet later in the... Continue Reading →

Trump Orders Plan to Defeat ISIS

Trump Orders Plan to Defeat ISIS by Stephen Lendman America created ISIS and virtually all other terrorist groups. They operate because of foreign support, used as imperial foot soldiers in the Middle East and elsewhere. Defeating them requires ending support - no longer recruiting their fighters, supplying them with weapons, munitions, funding, training and direction.... Continue Reading →

Federal Judge Stays Trump Order Temporarily Banning Muslim Immigration

Federal Judge Stays Trump Order Temporarily Banning Muslim Immigration by Stephen Lendman Trump’s anti-Muslim executive order was politically motivated, unrelated to protecting national security or preventing terrorist threats to America. The only ones Americans face are state-sponsored. Death or injury from ISIS or other terrorists domestically is virtually nil. On Saturday, US District Court Judge... Continue Reading →

World Reaction to Trump’s Muslim Ban

World Reaction to Trump’s Muslim Ban by Stephen Lendman Temporarily banning immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Syria targeted indefinitely, drew harsh responses from world leaders and others. A statement from Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said “(t)he chancellor regrets the entry ban imposed by the US government against refugees and... Continue Reading →

Trump’s UN Envoy Nikki Haley

Trump’s UN Envoy Nikki Haley by Stephen Lendman Her appointment surprised, a GOP South Carolina governor with no foreign policy experience, critical of Trump during the campaign. She called his temporary ban on Muslims “un-America.” Racist more accurately describes it. She was one of 15 Republican governors, expressing opposition to the Iran nuclear deal in... Continue Reading →

Putin and Trump Have Lots to Discuss

Putin and Trump Have Lots to Discuss by Stephen Lendman They’ll speak by phone Saturday evening Moscow time, the first conversation between both leaders since Trump’s inauguration. He expressed eagerness to get along with his Russian counterpart, calling bilateral relations “horrible,” saying working cooperatively to combat ISIS is a good thing. Surely the possibility will... Continue Reading →

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