Thousands Honor Fidel in Santiago

Thousands Honor Fidel in Santiago by Stephen Lendman Hundreds of thousands turned out Saturday evening for a public vigil honoring Fidel in Santiago’s Plaza Antonio Maceo.  Raul Castro lead it. Numerous world leaders and dignitaries attended. Later this week, Cuba’s National Assembly will enact legislation, fulfilling Fidel’s wish. Raul announced it, saying “(t)he leader of... Continue Reading →

Fidel to Be Laid to Rest Sunday

Fidel to Be Laid to Rest Sunday by Stephen Lendman On Saturday, Fidel’s Caravan of Liberty completed its four-day journey from Havana to Santiago, where his revolutionary struggle began. It arrived ahead of Saturday evening’s memorial service, Sunday’s funeral, followed by burial beside “Apostle of Cuban Independence” Jose Marti at the Santa Ifigenia cemetery. At... Continue Reading →

Russia/US Agreement on Aleppo or Another American Deception?

Russia/US Agreement on Aleppo or Another American Deception? by Stephen Lendman Throughout made in the USA conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Washington systematically undermined Russia’s good faith efforts for responsible resolution. America can’t be trusted, vowing one thing, doing another, notably,  under Obama, Bush/Cheney and the Clintons, waging permanent wars on humanity, rejecting peace and... Continue Reading →

Washington Heads Toward Permitting Military Cooperation with Russia Only on US Terms

Washington Heads Toward Permitting Military Cooperation with Russia Only on US Terms by Stephen Lendman During months of US/Russia talks on conflict resolution in Syria, Washington consistently undermined Moscow’s good faith efforts, breaching promises made, violating SC Res. 2254 terms - unanimously adopted in December 2015, calling for ceasefire and diplomatic conflict resolution. In October... Continue Reading →

Politicizing Humanitarian Aid to Aleppo

Politicized Humanitarian Aid to Aleppo by Stephen Lendman Two days after over 80,000 eastern Aleppo residents were freed from US-supported terrorists, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov said the UN, America, Britain and France declined to provide any humanitarian aid. Russia and Syria alone are helping thousands fleeing from eastern Aleppo to safety in... Continue Reading →

Trump for DAPL Construction, Tulsi Gabbard Against

Trump for DAPL Construction, Tulsi Gabbard Against by Stephen Lendman According to Reuters, Trump’s transition team announced support for completing DAPL construction, adding his support “has nothing to do with his personal investments and everything to do with promoting policies that benefit all Americans.” “Those making such a claim are only attempting to distract from... Continue Reading →

Cuban Doctors Coming to Standing Rock

Cuban Doctors Coming to Standing Rock by Stephen Lendman Fidel would be proud, smiling from the hereafter, knowing his legacy lives. Thursday on Facebook, Dr. Revery P. Barnes, a Havana-based Latin American School of Medicine graduate said: “We answer the call to serve in alignment with the mission and core principles of our alma mater... Continue Reading →

Challenging Stein’s Michigan Recount Scam

Challenging Stein’s Michigan Recount Scam by Stephen Lendman Her recount scam is all about handing Trump’s triumph to Hillary, nothing about “electoral integrity,” as she claimed. Judicial rulings foiled her scheme for hand recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania - based on phony allegations of voting machine hacking. Now she may go down in Michigan. According... Continue Reading →

Draconian US Intelligence Authorization Act

Draconian US Intelligence Authorization Act by Stephen Lendman Congress annually passes intelligence policy authorization bills. The measure for FY 2017 represents a huge leap backwards, reminiscent of the 1950 Internal Security (McCarran) Act - enacted over Harry Truman’s veto. It required communist organizations to register with the attorney general. A Subversive Activities Control Board was... Continue Reading →

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