Syrian False Flag Planned?

Syrian False Flag Planned? by Stephen Lendman Never bet against Washington's imperial plans. New tactics follow failed ones. Efforts to oust Assad continue. Proxy killers can't do it alone. They're no match against Syria's superior military strength. It's committed to rout them. Expect NATO intervention anytime or perhaps post-US November elections. Libya 2.0 looks increasingly... Continue Reading →

Lawless National Security Letters

Lawless National Security Letters by Stephen Lendman American freedom always was weak. It's now on life support. Numerous police state laws followed 9/11. Rights most people take for granted are on the chopping block for elimination. Big Brother spying alone eroded them. It's ongoing lawlessly in many forms.  So-called National Security Letters (NSLs) is one... Continue Reading →

Japan: America’s Imperial Proxy

Japan: America's Imperial Proxy by Stephen Lendman On August 15, 1945, Japan announced its surrender. On September 2, WW II officially ended. Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu's formalized it aboard the USS Missouri. Both dates signify VJ (Victory over Japan) or VP (Victory in the Pacific) Day. End of war meant occupation. General Douglas... Continue Reading →

Anti-Iranian Hysteria

Anti-Iranian Hysteria by Stephen Lendman Western media, hard right commentators, and pro-Israeli groups feature regular anti-Iranian denigration, slander, misinformation and lies. Respecting its sovereignty is verboten. Regime change is prioritized. All means are OK, including war, mass killing and destruction. Warmongers relish it. Rhetoric tries justifying it. Responsibility to protect (R2P) and humanitarian intervention are... Continue Reading →

AIPAC Wants War on Iran

AIPAC Wants War on Iran by Stephen Lendman AIPAC is an unregistered foreign agent. It calls itself "America's Pro-Israeli Lobby." It's represented Israeli interests since 1953.  Virtually no one in Congress confronts it. Doing so is a career-ender. It has enormous influence over US Middle East policies affecting Israel, including war and peace. It disseminates... Continue Reading →

Agent Orange: A Deadly Legacy

Agent Orange: A Deadly Legacy by Stephen Lendman Fifty-one years and counting! On August 10, 1961, America began spraying Agent Orange in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Operation Ranch Hand waged herbicidal warfare for 10 years. Around 20,000 sorties were flown. Other spraying was done from boats, trucks, or soldiers mounted with backpacks. Over five million... Continue Reading →

Dangerous Anti-Iranian Warmongering

Dangerous Anti-Iranian Warmongering   by Stephen Lendman America and Israel wage aggressive wars of choice. Enemies don't exist so they're created. Belligerence is standard practice. Reckless irresponsibility defines their thinking.  Ravaging countries to control them is policy. Rule of law principles and human lives don't matter. Wealth and power alone are prioritized. So is thinking... Continue Reading →

Julian Assange: Political Refugee

Julian Assange: Political Refugee by Stephen Lendman International law protects refugees and asylum seekers.  Article I of the 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees calls them: "A person who owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion,... Continue Reading →

Silencing Dissent in America

Silencing Dissent in America by Stephen Lendman Freedom in America is endangered. Bipartisan complicity plans destroying it altogether.  America is on a fast track toward tyranny and ruin. Police state laws threaten everyone. Increasingly dissent is marginalized. It's not tolerated. Resistance is called dangerous to national security. Federal authorities target activists. So do militarized local... Continue Reading →

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