Major New Oil Discovery in Iran

Major New Oil Discovery in Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman)  On Sunday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said a new oil field was discovered in the country’s Khuzestan province, containing over 50 billion barrels of crude. More on this below. World oil reserves are defined as follows: Proved reserves include amounts... Continue Reading →

RT Interviews Syria’s Assad

RT Interviews Syria’s Assad by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) President Bashar al-Assad remains overwhelming popular in a country ravaged by US-led aggression, war in its 9th year, no near-term resolution in prospect because bipartisan US hardliners reject restoration of peace and stability to the country. On Monday, Russia’s Sergey Lavrov said... Continue Reading →

US Staged Coup d’Etat in Bolivia

US Staged Coup d’Etat in Bolivia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The late William Blum documented CIA coups since WW II. They’re staged to advance Washington’s aim for unchallenged global dominance. It’s not a pretty picture. Variations of the same script are used to topple foreign leaders not subservient enough to... Continue Reading →

US War on China by Other Means

US War on China by Other Means by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) All independent nations unwilling to subordinate their sovereign rights to US interests are on its target list for regime change — notably Russia, Iran and China. The Trump regime initiated Sino/US trade war has nothing to do with trade,... Continue Reading →

Cheerleading Tyranny, NYT-Style

Cheerleading Tyranny, NYT-Style by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The self-styled newspaper of record never met a bona fide democrat it didn’t want forcibly toppled and replaced by a US-installed tyrant — subservient to its imperial interests, Wall Street, and other corporate America predators. The Times cheerled Bolivian President Evo Morales’ Sunday... Continue Reading →

Significant Progress Toward Political Settlement in Syria?

Significant Progress Toward Political Settlement in Syria? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Last month, Russia’s Foreign Ministry claimed progress was made toward “promoting (a) political settlement in conformity with the resolutions of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi and United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254.” In mid-September, Sergey Lavrov said... Continue Reading →

Trump Regime Propagandist Pompeo

Trump Regime Propagandist Pompeo by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In late October, the Wall Street Journal reported that Pompeo “discussed (entering) the (2020) US Senate race in Kansas with billionaire Charles Koch...for the open seat vacated by retiring Sen. Pat Roberts.” On Thursday, Roll Call said “Republicans in Washington and his... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Venezuela, Bolivia and Lebanon

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Venezuela, Bolivia, and Lebanon by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump regime rage against social democracy in Venezuela remains firm, tensions in the country high, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below), adding: Democratically elected and reelected President Nicolas Maduro “continue(s) working” to reach accommodation... Continue Reading →

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