Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse

Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse by Stephen Lendman Yemen is dying. Obama’s war, now Trump’s, complicit with Saudi Arabia, is destroying the nation, killing it.  Millions of its citizens suffer from endless war, related blockade, untreated diseases, starvation and overall deprivation - US-sponsored genocide, Saudi terror-bombing doing its dirty work. Stephen O’Brien is... Continue Reading →

Marwan Barghouti on Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike

Marwan Barghouti on Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike by Stephen Lendman After 40 grueling days, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners ended their Freedom and Dignity hunger strike, ingesting only water and salt, winning 80% of their demands - despite Israel claiming it offered nothing. Barghouti is Palestine’s most popular political figure, why he was imprisoned... Continue Reading →

The Deplorable State of Healthcare in America

The Deplorable State of Healthcare in America by Stephen Lendman Healthcare in America is the world’s best - based on the ability to pay. A fundamental human right is commodified, rationed to enrich insurers, drug companies and large hospital chains instead of providing vitally needed universal coverage. Dr. John Geyman is University of Washington School... Continue Reading →

Putin Straight Talk

Putin Straight Talk by Stephen Lendman Differences between Putin and US presidents are stark. He’s overwhelmingly popular in Russia for good reason. On the right side of major issues, he’s believable, candid and straightforward, saying what he means and meaning what he says - polar opposite serial lying and demagogic doubletalk from US leaders, con... Continue Reading →

NYT Reinvented History

NYT Reinvented History by Stephen Lendman Reinventing history is standard Times practice, substituting disinformation, distortions and fake news for truth-telling. On Wednesday, its editors blasted what they called Trump’s “insult to history,” claiming “tectonic plates of Europe are shifting.”  They quoted Germany’s Angela Merkel’s bluster about “Europeans (needing to) take our fate into our own... Continue Reading →

US Arms Pouring Into Syria

US Arms Pouring Into Syria by Stephen Lendman Washington’s goal is fueling and continuing conflict, not ending it. Arms and munitions for Kurdish YPG fighters and terrorists comprising the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces began arriving months earlier, more continuing to come. Much of what’s supplied ends up in the hands of ISIS, al-Nusra and other... Continue Reading →

The Ouster and Death of Manuel Noriega

The Ouster and Death of Manuel Noriega by Stephen Lendman Noreiga was Washington’s man in Panama from December 1983 until yearend 1989, a valued CIA asset until forgetting who’s boss, no longer convenient stooge enough for his imperial master. On December 20, 1989, President GHW Bush launched naked aggression on Panama to prove his toughness,... Continue Reading →

US Threatens Force Against Syria’s Military

US Threatens Force Against Syria’s Military by Stephen Lendman It appears just a matter of time before Washington terror-bombs Syrian forces, claiming they threaten US troops on the ground - operating illegally. So do US-led coalition warplanes - terror-bombing vital infrastructure and government sites on the phony pretext of combating ISIS America created and supports.... Continue Reading →

Trump to Roll Back Obama’s Cuba Policy

Trump to Roll Back Obama’s Cuba Policy by Stephen Lendman Obama’s policy was dubious when announced. His so-called “new course on Cuba” concealed dirty business as usual, strategy and tactics changing, not Washington’s objective to return the country to US vassal state status. Embargo, limited US travel and other restrictions remain in place. So does... Continue Reading →

Putin in France

Putin in France by Stephen Lendman At French President Macron’s request, Putin met with him on Monday at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Differences between them are stark - Putin a world-class leader/statesman, a peace champion, a multipolar world supporter, an anti-imperialist, a believer in mutual cooperation among all nations. Macron is polar opposite -... Continue Reading →

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