New Congress, Same Old Dirty System

New Congress, Same Old Dirty System by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Changes from one US electoral cycle to the next leave what’s most important the same or worse - the 116th Congress to prove no different from earlier ones in recent decades, notably since the neoliberal 90s. The NYT saying “(t)he... Continue Reading →

America a Nation in Decline Revisited

America a Nation in Decline Revisited by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) America no longer is the world’s sole superpower, not even the leading one. Russian super-weapons outmatch the Pentagon’s best, developed at a small fraction of the cost. Republicans and undemocratic Dems maintain the myth of America’s military superiority, failing to... Continue Reading →

Veteran NBC News Reporter Quits

Veteran NBC News Reporter Quits by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Longtime major media reporter William M. Arkin quit over what he called endless Trump hysteria, opposition to his wanting improved relations with Russia, condoning US militarism and belligerence, cheerleading fear-mongering, and “ho-hum reporting,” among other issues. On January 4, he left... Continue Reading →

Pompeo Threatens Iran

Pompeo Threatens Iran by Stephen Lendman For nearly 40 years, the US sought regime change in Iran, stopping short of waging war. Will Trump regime hardliners change strategy and tactics in the new year? Will they dare wage war on the Islamic Republic, what Israeli Ziofascists have been pushing for under Netanyahu? On January 3,... Continue Reading →

China, Russia, and Developing Hypersonic Weapons Top Pentagon Priorities

China, Russia, and Developing Hypersonic Weapons Top Pentagon Priorities by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Straightaway on the job as acting US war secretary, Patrick Shanahan said he intends to prioritize his predecessor’s national defense strategy - what James Mattis called “great power competition, not terrorism” - the scourge the US created... Continue Reading →

George Soros Person of the Year?

George Soros Person of the Year? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The London-based Financial Times (FT) calls itself “the world’s leading global business publication.” Around the time of its 19th century founding, it described itself as the friend of “The Honest Financier, the Bona Fide Investor, the Respectable Broker, the Genuine... Continue Reading →

US/Israeli New Year’s Resolution on Iran

US/Israeli New Year’s Resolution on Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) US/Israeli Iran bashing has been ongoing for nearly 40 years, regime change the objective of both countries. Long-planned US naked aggression on the Islamic Republic may be coming if its political, economic, financial, and propaganda war fails to achieve its... Continue Reading →

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