US Plans Permanent Iraq Occupation

US Plans Permanent Iraq Occupation by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) In early May, Trump and US-installed puppet Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi discussed keeping US troops in the country after the battle of Mosul ends. Talks involved Defense Secretary Mattis and other Iraqi officials on how America’s permanent presence would affect... Continue Reading →

Ceasefire Declared in Southern Syria

Ceasefire Declared in Southern Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) It’s a major development if it sticks. Syria’s Defense Ministry said the following: “The hostilities in the southern regions of Daraa, Quneitra, and Suwayda have been suspended from” midnight last night until 12:00AM July 6, longer if it’s working. Syria’s aim is “supporting... Continue Reading →

America’s Deplorable Independence

America’s Deplorable Independence by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) When America gained independence from Britain, everything changed but stayed the same under new management. Democracy was established in name only. Today a plutocratic police state at war on humanity at home and abroad runs things. Independent America subjugates ordinary people at home... Continue Reading →

Fake News Campaign on Use of CWs in Syria

Fake News Campaign on Use of CWs in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, are relentlessly smashing US-supported terrorists. Washington, NATO, Israel and their rogue allies want things reversed to regain the upper hand, escalating aggressive war their strategy. They want Syrian... Continue Reading →

Contrasting NYT Coverage of Trump and Obama

Contrasting NYT Coverage of Trump and Obama by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Both are mirror images of each other on issues mattering most. You’d never know it from Times coverage. Both are war criminals multiple times over. They represent monied interests, serving them exclusively at the expense of beneficial social change.... Continue Reading →

Reckless US Provocation in Chinese Waters

Reckless US Provocation in Chinese Waters by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Imagine the following scenario. One or more Chinese or Russian warships provocatively enter the Gulf of Mexico, or perhaps intrude close to America’s east or west coast, sailing into its territorial waters - after being warned not to. Washington would... Continue Reading →

Heroic Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrah Lawlessly Detained

Heroic Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar Lawlessly Detained by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member, civil society leader, human rights champion Jarrar is a redoubtable figure - why Israel lawlessly abducted and detained her earlier. In August 2014, they ordered her expelled from Ramallah to Jericho for six months... Continue Reading →

Fallout from Shameful OPCW Report on Syria

Fallout from Shameful OPCW Report on Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org - Home - Stephen Lendman) Allegations and accusations without credible evidence are baseless. The OPCW’s report on Syria was deeply flawed. Alleged evidence of CW use in Kahn Sheikhoun was fake, not legitimate - provided by anti-Syria sources, including the al-Qaeda-connected White Helmets. The... Continue Reading →

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