Holiday Season US Government Shutdown

Holiday Season US Government Shutdown by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump, other Republicans, and undemocratic Dems share blame for the latest government shutdown, especially over the holiday period - a bah humbug message to ordinary Americans, especially hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers. Shutdowns occur when Congress fails to pass... Continue Reading →

Trump Regime Indicts Chinese Nationals on Alleged Cyber Espionage Charges

Trump Regime Indicts Chinese Nationals on Alleged Cyber Espionage Charges by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Were charges evidence-based or politically motivated? Most likely the latter. More to develop on this ahead. Hostile US political, economic, and financial actions against China, Russia and Iran risk developing into something much more serious than... Continue Reading →

Ceasefire in Yemen on Verge of Collapse

Ceasefire in Yemen on Verge of Collapse by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Washington calls the shots on war or peace in Yemen (and all other active US war theaters) - not other NATO countries, Israel, the Saudis, or warring sides in Sweden earlier this month. As long as dominant bipartisan US... Continue Reading →

Mattis Out as Trump Regime War Secretary

Mattis Out as Trump Regime War Secretary by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Did Mattis quit or was he pushed? He once said he wouldn’t resign as war secretary. He’d have to be sacked. According to major media reports, he clashed with Trump over his announced pullout of US forces from Syria... Continue Reading →

Congressional Legislation Criminalizes Boycotts of Israel and Other US Allies

Congressional Legislation Criminalizes Boycotts of Israel and Other US Allies by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Speech, media, and academic freedoms are protected by international and US constitutional law under the First Amendment. Free expression of ideas and opinions are guaranteed in all relevant international human rights treaties, conventions and agreements. America... Continue Reading →

Major Media Praise Mad Dog Mattis

Major Media Praise Mad Dog Mattis by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The New York Times praised his “stability” as a counterweight “to an unpredictable president.” The neocon/CIA-connected Washington Post called him “a bulwark against Trump’s isolationist impulses (sic) and more extreme proposals,” calling him “a calm “reassurer-in-chief…” The Wall Street Journal... Continue Reading →

US/UK Escalate Hostility Toward Russia

US/UK Escalate Hostility Toward Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) A previous article explained that bipartisan US hardliners appear heading toward war on Russia. If launched, nuclear weapons will likely be used, a potential doomsday scenario, threatening all life forms on earth. Washington’s longstanding geopolitical agenda is all about seeking dominion... Continue Reading →

Trump Turning a Page in Syria for Peace?

Trump Turning a Page in Syria for Peace? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Chances for peace in Syria following Trump’s Wednesday announcement are nil. Whatever happens ahead will have nothing to do with conflict resolution - what dominant bipartisan US hardliners oppose.  US aggression rages in multiple theaters with no prospect... Continue Reading →

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