Russia Intends Responding to US-Led NATO Buildup

Russia Intends Responding to US-Led NATO Buildup by Stephen Lendman Addressing reporters on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Thursday, Putin’s comments were refreshingly frank and straightforward like all his remarks - whether prepared in advance on in answering questions. US-dominated NATO’s military buildup concerns him and other Russian officials greatly,... Continue Reading →

What’s Behind Massive Kabul Blast?

What’s Behind Massive Kabul Blast? by Stephen Lendman Wednesday morning’s powerful blast, believed to have been from explosives in a water-transporting vehicle, killed scores, injuring hundreds more in Kabul, Afghanistan’s heavily protected diplomatic district. The blast destroyed dozens of vehicles, damaged numerous buildings across a wide area, leaving a huge crater in the ground. Taliban... Continue Reading →

US Embassy in Israel Reportedly to Stay in Tel Aviv

US Embassy in Israel Reportedly to Remain in Tel Aviv by Stephen Lendman Candidate Trump promised he’d move America’s embassy to Jerusalem, claiming an “unbreakable bond” and “special (bilateral) relationship.” An earlier statement on his behalf said he “acknowledged that Jerusalem has been the eternal capital of the Jewish people for over 3,000 years, and... Continue Reading →

Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse

Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse by Stephen Lendman Yemen is dying. Obama’s war, now Trump’s, complicit with Saudi Arabia, is destroying the nation, killing it.  Millions of its citizens suffer from endless war, related blockade, untreated diseases, starvation and overall deprivation - US-sponsored genocide, Saudi terror-bombing doing its dirty work. Stephen O’Brien is... Continue Reading →

Marwan Barghouti on Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike

Marwan Barghouti on Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike by Stephen Lendman After 40 grueling days, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners ended their Freedom and Dignity hunger strike, ingesting only water and salt, winning 80% of their demands - despite Israel claiming it offered nothing. Barghouti is Palestine’s most popular political figure, why he was imprisoned... Continue Reading →

The Deplorable State of Healthcare in America

The Deplorable State of Healthcare in America by Stephen Lendman Healthcare in America is the world’s best - based on the ability to pay. A fundamental human right is commodified, rationed to enrich insurers, drug companies and large hospital chains instead of providing vitally needed universal coverage. Dr. John Geyman is University of Washington School... Continue Reading →

Putin Straight Talk

Putin Straight Talk by Stephen Lendman Differences between Putin and US presidents are stark. He’s overwhelmingly popular in Russia for good reason. On the right side of major issues, he’s believable, candid and straightforward, saying what he means and meaning what he says - polar opposite serial lying and demagogic doubletalk from US leaders, con... Continue Reading →

NYT Reinvented History

NYT Reinvented History by Stephen Lendman Reinventing history is standard Times practice, substituting disinformation, distortions and fake news for truth-telling. On Wednesday, its editors blasted what they called Trump’s “insult to history,” claiming “tectonic plates of Europe are shifting.”  They quoted Germany’s Angela Merkel’s bluster about “Europeans (needing to) take our fate into our own... Continue Reading →

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