Renegotiating NAFTA

Renegotiating NAFTA by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Many NAFTA terms are non-negotiable. Chapter 11 promotes offshoring, companies building plants abroad getting special protections - including private enforcement through the so-called Investor State Dispute Settlement. US, Canadian and Mexican companies can sue governments before a tribunal of three corporate lawyers. They can... Continue Reading →

Hezbollah Intending to Attack America?

Hezbollah Intending to Attack America? by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Sound absurd? The phony accusation is part of hostile US/Israeli propaganda, vilifying anti-imperialism groups, inventing nonexistent threats, using them as pretexts for war and other hostile actions. Rogue states operate this way, none more menacing than America and Israel, a true... Continue Reading →

How to Become NATO Secretary-General

How to Become NATO Secretary-General by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Aspirants must be willing to swear allegiance to Washington’s imperial agenda, its wars of aggression, its rape and destruction of one country after another - on the phony pretexts of democracy building and humanitarian intervention. They must abandon their morals, ethics,... Continue Reading →

Catalonia Declares Independence

Catalonia Declares Independence by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Catalan President Carles Puigdemont and majority parliamentarians declared Catalonia’s right to be a sovereign independent state. A 92% referendum “yes” vote demanded it. For democracy to have meaning, it’s essential to enforce the will of the people. “It is not a personal decision,”... Continue Reading →

The NYT’s Anti-Russia Jihad

The NYT’s Anti-Russia Jihad by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) The Times goes out of its way to bash Russia, inventing reasons to vilify its government, shaming how deplorably Washington operates. Times editors, columnists and contributors turn a blind eye to US imperial high crimes, bipartisan governance serving privileged interests exclusively and... Continue Reading →

Trump’s Racist Immigration Plan

Trump’s Racist Immigration Plan by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Earlier he banned travel to America from targeted countries, majority Muslim ones plus North Korea and Venezuelan officials. He absurdly claims America is the only country, putting “the needs of other nations ahead of our own” when it comes to immigration. He... Continue Reading →

Another Phony Russia Conspiracy

Another Phony Russia Conspiracy  by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) They keep coming, new ones fabricated like others, part of longstanding Russia bashing, blaming the country for almost everything. The latest one was concocted by Oxford University researchers, a study claiming Moscow exploits social media to target current and former US military... Continue Reading →

Corker’s Anti-Trump Rant Lacked Credibility

Corker’s Anti-Trump Rant Lacked Credibility by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) In late September, Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker announced he’d leave politics “when my term expires at the end of 2018.” In August, he said Trump “has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability nor some of the... Continue Reading →

Putin, Jimmy Carter, Trump and Mattis on North Korea

Putin, Jimmy Carter, Trump and Mattis on North Korea by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Avoiding conflict on the Korean peninsula is an urgent priority of our time. Possible nuclear war would be too catastrophic to risk. Days earlier, Vladimir Putin said “(w)e are witnesses to another confrontational spiral over North Korea’s... Continue Reading →

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