Catalonia’s Moment of Truth Approaches

Catalonia’s Moment of Truth Approaches by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Catalan separatist parliamentarians and civic groups called on President Carles Puigdemont to formally declare independence from fascist Spain by 9:00AM local time Monday, according to the Spanish-language broadsheet El Confidencial, citing unnamed ruling party officials. They want the declaration to firmly... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Decertification of Iran Nuclear Deal Unrelated to National Security

Trump’s Decertification of Iran Nuclear Deal Unrelated to National Security by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Friday, Trump’s address on decertifying, not abandoning, the Iran nuclear deal was an exercise in serial lying. More on his disgraceful remarks below. He wants the nuclear deal amended to include Iran’s ballistic missile program... Continue Reading →

Palestinian Unity Government: Mission Impossible

Palestinian Unity Government: Mission Impossible by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Hamas and Fatah agreed in principle to unity government, details largely sketchy. Reportedly, the Palestinian Authority will control Gaza’s border crossing with Egypt. Legislative, presidential and national elections will be held within one year. Earlier unity deals collapsed. Consider the obstacles.... Continue Reading →

Extremist Israelis Rampage Through East Jerusalem’s Old City

Extremist Israelis Rampage Through East Jerusalem’s Old City by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) According to Haaretz, hundreds of extremist youths rampaged “through the Old City from the Western Wall towards the Muslim Quarter.” They shouted inflammatory rhetoric, threatened homes and shops, threw rocks and smashed car windows - hooliganism unchallenged by... Continue Reading →

Remarks by Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman

Remarks by Russia’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Thursday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said 92% of Syrian territory was freed from (US-supported) ISIS control. In the past week alone, Russian airpower conducted 517 sorties, destroying over 1,260 facilities controlled by terrorists. Its operations along with Syria’s continue smashing... Continue Reading →

Trump’s EOs Aim to Undermine Obamacare

Trump EOs Aim to Undermine Obamacare by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) On Wednesday and Thursday, Trump signed two anti-consumer executive orders, aiming to wreck Obamacare instead of seeking to improve affordable coverage for all Americans. His actions made dysfunctional Obamacare much worse if they stick. One EO permits buying health insurance... Continue Reading →

Congressional Disaster Relief Legislation Ignores Puerto Rico

Congressional Disaster Relief Legislation Ignores Puerto Rico by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Hurricanes Maria and Irma caused vast destruction in Puerto Rico, creating humanitarian crisis conditions for millions. Instead of massive amounts of vitally needed aid and debt relief, the Trump administration requested House and Senate members authorize a $4.9 billion... Continue Reading →

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