Imperial War on Venezuelan Democracy

Imperial War on Venezuelan Democracy by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Sunday’s National Constituent Assembly election “is the most important (one) in the (nation’s) political system because we are electing the sovereign constituent body…that is above all others, the maximum political authority,” President Nicolas Maduro explained in a nationally televised address. He... Continue Reading →

Israeli Collective Punishment and Cold-Blooded Murder

Israeli Collective Punishment and Cold-Blooded Murder by Stephen Lendman During 15 days of attacks on Palestinian Al-Aqsa mosque worshipers, Israeli security forces committed 15 extrajudicial killings throughout the territories, around 1,400 others injured, some seriously, scores requiring hospitalization. Collective punishment Israel imposes is prohibited under international law, including actions violating religious rights, free expression, assembly... Continue Reading →

US Considers Military Options Against North Korea

US Considers Military Options Against North Korea by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Friday, North Korea tested another Hwasong-14 ballistic missile. It traveled about 1,000 km before splashing down harmlessly in the Sea of Japan. Washington headed for possible confrontation with Pyongyang called it an ICBM. Russia says it’s an intermediate-range... Continue Reading →

The Price of Israeli State Terror

The Price of Israeli State Terror by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to West Bank Palestinian journalists, Israeli-instigated violence from July 14 - 28 caused 15 deaths, about 1,400 others injured, some seriously. Clashes resulted from unacceptable Israeli security measures imposed on the Al-Aqsa mosque and compound, mostly in Jerusalem’s Old... Continue Reading →

Trump to Sign Sanctions of Shame Bill

Trump to Sign Sanctions of Shame Bill by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday, “President Donald J. Trump read early drafts of the bill and negotiated regarding critical elements of it.” “He has now reviewed the final version and, based on its responsiveness... Continue Reading →

Generalissimo White House Chief of Staff

Generalissimo White House Chief of Staff by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Former Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is out, Trump tweeting the news. His 6-month tenure was the shortest ever for a White House chief of staff during the early months of a new administration. Retired four-star Marine Corps General/current... Continue Reading →

Neocon Nikki Haley on Iran

Neocon Nikki Haley on Iran by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) She’s an embarrassment to responsible diplomacy, the latest in a long line of deplorable US UN envoys. On Friday, she displayed anti-Iran venom, issuing a statement saying: “The issue with Iran always comes back to mistrust. Iran’s widespread support for terrorists... Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Forced to Resign

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Forced to Resign by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Following a unanimous Supreme Court ruling to remove him from office on corruption charges, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned. According to The Times of Islamabad, Pakistan’s Supreme Court “disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case verdict. Justice... Continue Reading →

Israeli Desecration of Al-Aqsa Continues

Israeli Desecration of Al Aqsa Continues by Stephen Lendman After removing unacceptable security measures on Thursday, Netanyahu imposed new ones on Friday. Police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri announced them, saying only men above age 50 will be allowed to enter the compound, no restrictions imposed on women. She lied claiming increased numbers of security forces were... Continue Reading →

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