Longstanding Anti-Iranian Sentiment

Longstanding Anti-Iranian Sentiment by Stephen Lendman Washington didn't attack, invade and occupy Afghanistan to leave. Permanent occupation is planned.  NBC News headlined "Endless Afghanistan? US-Afghan agreement would keep troops in place and funds flowing, perhaps indefinitely," saying: "While many Americans have been led to believe the war in Afghanistan will soon be over, a draft... Continue Reading →

Remembering Jack Kennedy

Remembering Jack Kennedy by Stephen Lendman Killing Kennedy mattered. It changed America's direction. Things might have been different had he lived. November 22, 1963 remains a stain on America's legacy. It was Friday. A light rain fell.  Kennedy spent the night at the Texas Hotel. A platform was set up outside. He came out. He... Continue Reading →

Modern Day Slavery in Qatar

Modern Day Slavery in Qatar by Stephen Lendman Qatar is one of six Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG). The others in alphabetical order include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A previous article discussed appalling migrant worker conditions in Qatar. It has one of the... Continue Reading →

Resumed Iran Nuclear Talks in Geneva

Resumed Iran Nuclear Talks in Geneva by Stephen Lendman On November 20, more talks began. Multiple previous rounds failed. Will this time be different? The usual canard persists. Iran fully complies with Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) provisions. It's program is peaceful. It has no military component. Claims otherwise persist. Voice of Russia interviewed International Dialogue... Continue Reading →

Targeting Iran in Beirut

Targeting Iran in Beirut by Stephen Lendman Previous articles discussed Washington's war on Syria. It spilled cross border to Lebanon months ago. In May, two rockets stuck south Beirut. Four casualties were reported.  On July 9, Beirut's Beir el-Abed was targeted. It's a Hezbollah stronghold. A car bomb exploded. About 50 casualties were reported. On... Continue Reading →

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft

Massive Pentagon Waste, Fraud and Grand Theft by Stephen Lendman Longstanding Pentagon operations reflect a black hole of unaccountability. Reuters published a two-part report. In July, it discussed the Defense Department's "payroll quagmire." It's bureaucracy is stifling. It's "unyielding," said Reuters. Active duty and retired military personal are routinely cheated. Pay errors are widespread. Correcting... Continue Reading →

Israeli Unaccountability

Israeli Unaccountability by Stephen Lendman Previous articles provided extensive evidence. Occupation harshness gives no quarter. Israel gets away with murder and then some. World leaders able to act do nothing. Israeli crimes go unpunished. Palestinian suffering persists. Besieged Gazans feel it most. Official Israeli policy is making Gaza scream. A humanitarian crisis persists. Gisha's name... Continue Reading →

Sabotaging Rapprochement with Iran

Sabotaging Rapprochement with Iran by Stephen Lendman Multiple previous rounds of nuclear talks failed. Washington orchestrated failure. Israel exerted enormous behind the scenes pressure. So did AIPAC. On November 20, negotiators on both sides meet again. Will this time be different? It remains to be seen what happens.  Prospects aren't promising. Iran's been offered little... Continue Reading →

Israeli Rabbinical Scandals

Israeli Rabbinical Scandals by Stephen Lendman Wrongdoing is commonplace. Crimes in high places happen often. Politicians commit them. So do corporate CEOs and top officials.  Wall Street crooks transformed America into an unprecedented money making racket. They make it the old fashioned way. They steal it.  They do it through fraud, grand theft, market manipulation,... Continue Reading →

TPP: NAFTA on Steroids

TPP: NAFTA on Steroids by Stephen Lendman The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade deal from hell. It's a stealth corporate coup d'etat.  It's a giveaway to banksters. It's a global neoliberal ripoff. It's a business empowering Trojan horse. It's a freedom and ecosystem destroying nightmare. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) calls it "a secretive,... Continue Reading →

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