Brazil’s Coup Plotter Convicted on Corruption Charges

Brazil’s Coup Plotter Convicted on Corruption Charges by Stephen Lendman Former Brazilian Chamber of Deputies president Eduardo Cunha was convicted on corruption and related charges in connection with Operation Car Wash, a scandal involving state-owned oil company Petrobras. Last May, Brazil’s Supreme Court suspended him as lower house speaker for attempting to intimidate members of... Continue Reading →

Neocon US General Urges War on Iran

Neocon US General Urges War on Iran by Stephen Lendman Iran threatens no one. It’s a leading global advocate for peace, stability, and mutual cooperation among all nations.  Russia’s geopolitical agenda fosters the same objectives. US policies are polar opposite, waging endless wars of aggression against sovereign independent countries - wanting pro-Western puppet regimes replacing... Continue Reading →

CENTCOM Commander on Phony Regional Threats

CENTCOM Commander on Phony Regional Threats by Stephen Lendman America’s rage for endless wars is the greatest threat to world peace, stability and security. Russia justifiably fears possible preemptive US nuclear attack on its territory. According to its General Staff deputy head of operations Gen. Viktor Poznikhir, “(t)he presence of American ABM sites in Europe... Continue Reading →

Hillary Unleashed

Hillary Unleashed by Stephen Lendman She’s back. She never went away.  In a St. Patrick Day address, she suggested she’ll return to politics - despite a Suffolk University poll showing her popularity at 35%, an all-time low. Asked after an earlier Wellesley College address (her alma mater) what she’d change about her disastrous 2016 campaign,... Continue Reading →

Genocide in Mosul

Genocide in Mosul by Stephen Lendman America’s rage for global dominance is responsible for raping and destroying Mosul - the same pattern as in all US wars of aggression, civilians harmed most, massacred in cold blood. At her weekly press briefing, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said humanitarian crisis conditions in Mosul “soared to... Continue Reading →

Anti-Russia, Saber-Rattling NATO Commander

Anti-Russia, Saber-Rattling NATO Commander by Stephen Lendman US belligerence seems heading inevitably toward confrontation with Russia - despite no threat from its government or any others. In Tuesday testimony to House Armed Services Committee members, US NATO commander General Curtis Scaparrotti said he needs more combat troops, increased naval strength, and greater numbers of heavy... Continue Reading →

Marine Le Pen Peacenik?

Marine Le Pen Peacenik? by Stephen Lendman Her anti-establishment-sounding comments rankle Western politicians. Her March 24 meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow reflected support for closer ties with Russia.  With first round presidential voting scheduled for April 23, she hopes her meeting and calls lifting sanctions will boost her popularity among undecided French voters. “The... Continue Reading →

US War Without Mercy in Mosul

US War Without Mercy in Mosul by Stephen Lendman The battle for Mosul began last October - conducted by Iraqi ground forces and US-led warplanes. Relentless terror-bombing killed thousands of civilians, war crimes by any standard. Residents told to remain inside were buried under the rubble of their destroyed homes. US-installed Iraqi puppet president Haider... Continue Reading →

US War Crimes in Iraq and Syria

US War Crimes in Iraq and Syria by Stephen Lendman Wherever US forces show up, mass slaughter and destruction follow - notably ongoing in Iraq and Syria. Russia requested a special Security Council session so members can be briefed on US terror-bombing of Mosul, specifically the March 17 strike, massacring hundreds of civilians. Sergey Lavrov... Continue Reading →

Online Privacy Protections Gone

Online Privacy Protections Gone by Stephen Lendman Last Thursday, majority Senate Republican members passed SJ Res. 34, a joint resolution, rescinding FCC broadband privacy rules. On Tuesday, House members followed suit, Trump sure to sign the measure into law, letting telecommunications and cable companies sell private customer information for profit without their permission - an... Continue Reading →

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