Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity by Stephen Lendman Israel commits daily crimes against humanity. Intermittently, crimes or war are committed.  For decades, Palestinians have been ruthlessly persecuted and denied justice. Dozens of incidents occur daily. Media scoundrels suppress or ignore them. On July 30, Israel placed 10 International Solidarity Movement (ISM) activists in administrative detention uncharged. ISM... Continue Reading →

Full-Scale War in Syria

Full-Scale War in Syria by Stephen Lendman Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov calls it "full-scale civil war." It's full-scale but not civil. Syria's been invaded. Civil war implies two internal warring sides. That's very much not the case. Primakov said: "Mercenaries and volunteers from other states are fighting (Assad) jointly with" violent internal forces.... Continue Reading →

Another Mossad False Flag?

Another Mossad False Flag? by Stephen Lendman America and Israel use them strategically. Timing is key. Innocent victims suffer. Fingers point the wrong way. Cui bono matters most.  Israel benefits greatly from Sunday's incident. Sixteen Egyptian soldiers were killed in Sinai. Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood (MB) blamed Mossad. More below on separating rhetoric from policy. MB's... Continue Reading →

Obama’s War on Humanity

Obama's War on Humanity by Stephen Lendman Obama targets humanity at home and abroad. Illinoisans paying attention knew long ago. He served as senator for the state's 13th district.  He sold out straightaway. Real estate interests had their man. Gentrification demolitions rewarded them. Poor folks were driven out. Most were Black.   Banking, finance, insurance,... Continue Reading →

Stoking False Threats

Stoking False Threats by Stephen Lendman Fearmongering, propaganda, deception, and hidden truths are weapons of war. They're used to convince people they're justified, righteous and vital. When enemies don't exist they're created. No one threatened America since WW II. No one threatens Israel now. Both countries spurn peace. They manufacture threats to wage wars. AIPAC... Continue Reading →

To War or Not To War

To War or Not to War by Stephen Lendman Will Obama wage more wars or won't he? He's already fighting multiple direct and proxy ones. November elections approach. Electoral priorities dictate policy. On the one hand, Americans are fed up with wars. More risks offending supporters who want current ones ended. Holding back gives Republicans... Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity Bills Threaten Freedom

Cybersecurity Bills Threaten Freedom by Stephen Lendman Various cybersecurity acts threaten constitutional freedoms. On March 27, HR 4263: SECURE IT Act of 2012 was introduced. Now in committee, no further action was taken. On April 26, the House passed HR 3523: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) of 2011. On June 27, S. 3342:... Continue Reading →

Rights of Demonstrators in Palestine

Rights of Demonstrators in Palestine by Stephen Lendman Last September, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) published an "Informational Pamphlet for Demonstrators in the Occupied Territories." It provided "coping strategies." Free societies permit peaceful demonstrations. They also allow free expression. In Occupied Palestine, Israel prohibits both. Doing so violates fundamental international law. Since... Continue Reading →

Death Squad Atrocities in Syria

Death Squad Atrocities in Syria by Stephen Lendman Since early 2011, Washington waged proxy war on Syria. Daily it continues down and dirty.  Targeting civilians is policy. So are atrocities grave enough to make some despots blush. Syria's conflict isn't an uprising, revolution or civil war. It's naked Western aggression. Syria's been invaded. A struggle... Continue Reading →

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