Western Aggression on Libya

Western Aggression on Libya - by Stephen LendmanMake no mistake. Another Washington-led resource war targets Libya's riches, besides wanting new US base locations for greater regional dominance. America doesn't covet regional sun, sand and sea. "Humanitarian intervention" is a lie. So are notions about peace, not war, liberation, equity, justice, and other democratic values. Washington... Continue Reading →

Lies, Damn Lies, and Humanitarian Intervention

Lies, Damn Lies, and Humanitarian Intervention - by Stephen LendmanMasquerading as "humanitarian intervention," Washington launched full-force barbarism on six million Libyans, all endangered by America's latest intervention. More on how below.Beginning March 19, it was visible. However, months of planning preceded it, including US and UK special forces and intelligence operatives on the ground enlisting,... Continue Reading →

Imperial War on Libya

Imperial War on Libya - by Stephen LendmanOn March 19, ironically on the eighth anniversary of "Operation Iraqi Freedom," a White House Office of the Press Secretary quoted Obama saying:"Today I authorized the Armed Forces of the United States to (attack) Libya in support of an international effort to protect Libyan civilians," he, in fact,... Continue Reading →

Bad to Worse in Japan

Bad to Worse in Japan - by Stephen LendmanIt bears repeating. Government, industry, and major media reports downplay and deny Japan's unprecedented nuclear disaster, potentially able to kill millions now living and in future generations painfully. Nuclear power is a real life Andromeda Strain. If uncontrollably unleashed, it's potentially able to destroy life worldwide under... Continue Reading →

Multiples Worse than Chernobyl

Multiples Worse than Chernobyl - by Stephen LendmanIn Japan, coverup and denial persist. In a March 18 press conference, Tokyo Electric's (TEPCO) spokesman claimed water-dousing lowered radiation levels from 312 microsieverts per hour to 289. However, 48 hours earlier, chief cabinet secretary Yukido Edano said radioactivity levels were misreported in microsieverts instead of millisieverts -... Continue Reading →

Washington’s UN War Resolution on Libya

Washington's UN War Resolution on Libya - by Stephen LendmanOn March 18, Washington bullied Security Council members to approve Resolution 1973, a measure authorizing war on Libya. The 10 - 0 vote included five abstentions from China, Russia, Germany, Brazil and India, objecting to sweeping terms, including wide latitude for belligerence on bogus "humanitarian" grounds.... Continue Reading →

Full Core Meltdown in Japan?

Full Core Meltdown in Japan? - by Stephen LendmanPossibly it's ongoing and concealed. All along, Japanese and Tokyo Electric (TEPCO) officials downplayed or lied about the severity of the crisis. Virtually nothing they say can be believed. Nor from the Obama administration, budgeting loan guarantees for new reactor construction instead of decommissioning all 104 nuclear... Continue Reading →

Aristide Heading Home

Aristide Heading Home - by Stephen LendmanOn March 18, Reuters headlined, "Haiti's Aristide heads home before runoff vote," saying:He "headed back to his country on Friday after ignoring US opposition to a homecoming some fear could disrupt Haiti's presidential election runoff on Sunday."For months, State Department officials obstructed him, wanting him permanently excluded, especially during... Continue Reading →

Torturing Bradley Manning

Torturing Bradley Manning - by Stephen LendmanA previous article discussed him in detail, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/08/bradley-manning-american-hero.htmlAnother discussed torture as official US policy, institutionalized under Bush II, continued under Obama, practiced despite official denials, accessed below:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2008/07/torture-as-official-us-policy.htmlManning, of course, is the courageous Army intelligence analyst turned whistleblower, who admitted leaking thousands of diplomatic cables, many... Continue Reading →

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