Putin Names Cabinet Members

Putin Names Cabinet Members by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) His early May reappointment of Dmitry Medvedev was hugely disappointing, an extremely unpopular figure in contrast to overwhelming public support for Putin.  He’s pro-Western, and dare I say a fifth columnist threat to Russian sovereign independence by seeking unattainable improved ties with... Continue Reading →

Trump Administration v. Iran

Trump Administration v. Iran by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Some of what’s below was from an interview with the Tehran Times on US relations with Iran, Trump’s JCPOA pullout, and what’s likely to follow. Washington, Israel, and its US lobby have been hostile to Iran since 1979, why it’s surprising Obama... Continue Reading →

The Douma Incident Revisited

The Douma Incident Revisited by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) The false flag Douma incident occurred on April 7, a victimless nonevent - no one killed, hospitalized or ill from exposure to toxic chemicals.  Douma eyewitnesses and local medical personnel debunked the falsified narrative. Visiting the site days after the alleged incident,... Continue Reading →

Venezuela’s Sunday Presidential Election

Venezuela’s Sunday Presidential Election by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Incumbent Nicolas Maduro is favored to win - challenged by Chavista turncoat Henri Falcon and businessman/evangelical pastor Javier Bertucci. A previous article explained he’s linked to the Panama Papers tax haven scandal by an International Consortium of Investigative Journalists probe into his... Continue Reading →

US Jerusalem Embassy Opening Less Gala Than Promoted

US Jerusalem Embassy Opening Less Gala Than Promoted by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Israel’s Foreign Ministry said 86 nations with diplomatic missions in the country got invitations to come, claiming envoys from 33 countries attended the May 14 US embassy opening. Only 22 of them showed up. Countries attending included Albania,... Continue Reading →

EU to Buy Iranian Oil in Euros?

EU to Buy Iranian Oil in Euros? by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) China is the world’s largest oil importing/consuming nation. Trading on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange since March, its petro-yuan poses the first ever challenge to petro-dollar dominance. Will an EU petro-euro be a petro-dollar challenge too great to overcome?... Continue Reading →

Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) By a narrow 52 - 47 margin, US senators on Wednesday voted to overturn the FCC’s Orwellian Restoring Internet Freedom Order - aimed at abolishing Internet digital democracy, giving predatory telecom and cable giants control over a vital public resource.... Continue Reading →

Israelis Lie, Palestinians Die

Israelis Lie, Palestinians Die by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Israeli ruthlessness is unmatched regionally, exceeding the worst of other Middle East rogue states - deploring peace, waging undeclared war on Palestinians.  Gazans most of all are grievously harmed, entrapped under suffocating blockade since mid-2007, attacked at Israel’s discretion - by land,... Continue Reading →

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