Torture to Continue with Haspel as CIA Director

Torture to Continue with Haspel as CIA Director by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman)  Torture and related wrongdoing is longstanding CIA policy - ongoing throughout most of the agency’s existence, begun long before Gina Haspel’s involvement, continuing today no matter who heads Langley. Earlier CIA mind control experiments were conducted, McGill University’s... Continue Reading →

Trump’s JCPOA Pullout Big Lies

Trump’s JCPOA Pullout Big Lies by Stephen Lendman Straightaway in office, Trump proved himself a world-class scoundrel, a war criminal multiple times over, a mortal enemy of freedom-loving people everywhere - at home and abroad. He’s also proof positive that virtually all politicians lie, notably US, other Western and Israeli ones. Nothing they say can... Continue Reading →

92-Year-Old Former Malaysian PM Relected

92-Year-Old Former Malaysian PM Relected by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Tun Mahathir Mohamad’s Pakatan Harapan bloc won 113 of Malaysia’s 222 parliamentary seats - defeating the long-ruling right-wing Barisan Nasional (National Front). He’ll form the nation’s next government - scheduled to be sworn in Thursday at 5:00 PM local time.  It... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Vladimir Putin

An Open Letter to Vladimir Putin by Stephen Lendman It’s out of character for me to advise a political leader on what I believe is best for his or her country. I’m writing to you personally because of what I believe is the most perilous time in world history - far more serious than anything... Continue Reading →

Trump Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump Withdraws from Iran Nuclear Deal by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) There’s nothing “horrible” about the JCPOA deal, plenty awful about Trump pulling out. His deplorable action came as expected - added proof that Washington can never be trusted.  Dealing with whatever regime is in power is hazardous, a lesson learned... Continue Reading →

Developments Following Trump’s JCPOA Withdrawal

Developments Following Trump’s JCPOA Withdrawal by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump’s withdrawal opened a Pandora’s box of likely trouble ahead. It’s beginning. Overnight, Israeli warplanes struck Syrian sites in the Damascus countryside. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said two missiles were intercepted and destroyed. Video evidence showed one or more... Continue Reading →

Iran Seeks to Wipe Out Israel?

Iran Seeks to Wipe Out Israel? by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) For years, Netanyahu, other Israeli hardliners, and US Iranophobes falsely accused the Islamic Republic of wanting to destroy Israel. Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was often misquoted. He never said Iran wanted to wipe Israel off the face of the... Continue Reading →

What’s Next Following US Withdrawal from JCPOA

What’s Next Following US Withdrawal from JCPOA by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Trump pulled out as expected, defying other P5+1 countries and the world community wanting the Iran nuclear deal preserved. On April 30, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) head Ali Akbar Salehi said the following: “In terms of nuclear... Continue Reading →

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