America’s Afghanistan Legacy

America's Afghanistan Legacy by Stephen Lendman In his book titled, "Freedom Next Time: Resisting the Empire," John Pilger discussed Afghanistan, saying: "Through all the humanitarian crises in living memory, no country has been abused and suffered more, and none has been helped less than Afghanistan." He described what looked more like a moonscape than a... Continue Reading →

New York Times Wages War on Palestine

New York Times Wages War on Palestine by Stephen Lendman Like all US major media scoundrels, longstanding New York Times policy features one-sided pro-Israeli reports, commentaries, and opinions. Its coverage of Israel's latest Gaza aggression is one of many examples. More on that below. On June 1, 2010, in response to Israeli commandos massacring Freedom... Continue Reading →

Israel Terror Bombs Gaza

Israel Terror Bombs Gaza by Stephen Lendman Imagine living years under deplorable isolated siege conditions. Imagine also enduring regular Israeli land, sea and air attacks. Gazan resistance groups launch Grad missiles, home-made rockets, and mortar shells in self-defense. Israel calls them "unprovoked" attacks. Palestinian freedom fighters vow to continue their liberating struggle. Under international law,... Continue Reading →

Israeli Buffer Zone State Terror

Israeli Buffer Zone State Terror by Stephen Lendman State terror is official Israeli policy. It's imposed numerous ways to enforce harshness too extreme to bear. The strategy hopes many Palestinians will give up and leave. Israel repeatedly gets it wrong. After decades of extreme oppression, Palestinians are committed to resist until free, though doing it... Continue Reading →

Obama Plans More Middle East Wars

Obama Plans More Middle East Wars by Stephen Lendman Cheerled by America's major media scoundrels, war looks increasingly likely. Syria and Iran both are targeted. Imagine the potential catastrophic consequences, especially if nuclear weapons are used. They were before. Why not now. The prospect's chilling. In his Der Ring des Nibelungen operas (the Ring), Richard... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Ruthless Golani Brigade

Israel's Ruthless Golani Brigade by Stephen Lendman On February 28, 1948, David Ben-Gurion formed Golani to help ethnically cleanse Palestine during Israel's War of Independence. Ariel Sharon was one of its first commanders. Earlier he was a notorious Hagana terror gang one and Alexandroni death squad head. In 1953, he established the infamous Unit 101.... Continue Reading →

Waging War on Truth

Waging War on Truth by Stephen Lendman Major media scoundrel reports, commentaries, and editorials distort, misreport, censor, and suppress. Truth and full disclosure lose out. Readers and viewers deserving better are cheated. The New Republic's (TNR) owner and former editor-in-chief Martin Peretz ranks with the worst. His columns exclude journalism the way it should be.... Continue Reading →

Resisting Israeli Oppression Courageously

Resisting Israeli Oppression Courageously by Stephen Lendman On March 8, women worldwide commemorate International Women's Day. It celebrates over a century of economic, political, and social achievements. This year for Palestinians, Hana Shalabi's hunger strike for justice is highlighted. After three weeks, it's taken a toll. Nonetheless, she's determined to resist Israel's lawless arrest, detention,... Continue Reading →

America: Land of the Poor

America: Land of the Poor by Stephen Lendman Years ago, who could have imagined the appalling growing poverty level in the world's richest country? Various reports confirm it, including a new one by the University of Michigan's National Poverty Center (NPC), titled “Extreme Poverty in the United States, 1996 to 2011”. NPC promotes multidisciplinary research... Continue Reading →

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