Iran’s New Ballistic Missile

Iran’s New Ballistic Missile by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Iran’s ballistic missile program is entirely legitimate, solely for defense, designed to carry conventional warheads, not nuclear ones as US and Israeli hawks falsely claim, vilifying the country disgracefully. On Friday, its new Khorramshahr ballistic missile was displayed during a Tehran military... Continue Reading →

Escalating Korean Peninsula Brinksmanship

Escalating Korean Peninsula Brinksmanship by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Reckless US threats against North Korea, along with military exercises simulating war on the country and ruling out diplomatic outreach, risk embroiling the region in conflict. Longstanding US hostility toward Pyongyang bears full responsibility, letting an uneasy armistice persist for decades instead... Continue Reading →

Life-Threatening Dam Failure in Puerto Rico

Life-Threatening Dam Failure in Puerto Rico by Stephen Lendman Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island, knocking out power entirely, causing severe damage to homes, businesses, government and other facilities, along with vital infrastructure. Over two dozen Caribbean fatalities were reported, unknown numbers injured and missing. Some areas remain inaccessible. A state of emergency exists,... Continue Reading →

US to Plunder Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches

US to Plunder Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Endless US aggression in Afghanistan has nothing to do with combating terrorism (America supports it), everything to do with controlling the country, using it for oil and gas pipelines, part of encircling Russia and China with US military bases, and... Continue Reading →

Confrontation in Catalonia

Confrontation in Catalonia by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) Catalonia was independent earlier, over the past century settling for autonomy instead. In 2006, Spain’s High Court ruled parts of the community’s Statute of Autonomy were unconstitutional, sparking calls for independence. Spain’s hardline Prime Minister Mariano Roy earlier called Catalonia’s secession aim “an... Continue Reading →

Russia Warns Washington

Russia Warns Washington by Stephen Lendman Russia is committed to free Syria from the scourge of terrorism Washington supports - a noble mission deserving universal support. On Thursday, the Kremlin said “Russia has officially informed the United States via a special communications channel that Russian forces will strike immediately US-backed forces if they attack or... Continue Reading →

Status Quo Healthcare 50 – Graham-Cassidy Zero

Status Quo Healthcare 50 - Graham-Cassidy Zero by Stephen Lendman ( - Home - Stephen Lendman) That’s the verdict of Medicaid directors in all 50 states - joining other health, medical and patient advocacy groups, opposing the deplorable Graham-Cassidy Obamacare replacement bill, its provisions discussed in an earlier article. The National Association of Medicaid Directors... Continue Reading →

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