Author : Stephen Lendman
Iraq Today: America’s Imperial Legacy By
Iraq was one of the region's most developed countries. That cradle of civilization no longer exists. A giant, militarized free-trade zone replaced it.
Close Guantanamo Now! By
Obama could have shut down Gitmo long ago. He bears full responsibility for spurning what he pledged to do.
‘Thirdworldizing’ America By
About 23 percent of Americans wanting work can't find it. Most jobs are temp or part-time low pay ones with no futures.
Google Recognizes Palestinian Statehood By
Earlier it referred to "The Palestinian Territories." The search engine giant said it was following the U.N.'s lead.
Surveillance State: Institutionalized Spying On Americans By
Big Brother no longer is fiction. It hasn't been for some time. It's official U.S. policy.
Israel’s War On Palestinian Fishing Rights By
Restricted fishing impedes Palestinians' ability to earn a livelihood. It deprives 1.7 million Gazans of enough fish. It reflects years of slow-motion genocide.
Target Syria: Allegations Of Chemical Weapons Use By
Stephen Lendman New allegations claim Syrian chemical weapons use. We’ve heard similar ones before. Obama calls using them a “game changer.” He also said their use crosses a “red line.” Syrian officials are unequivocal. Weeks earlier, Deputy
Hagel In Israel By
Stephen Lendman On April 20, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began a weeklong Middle East trip. Planned stops include Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Republic (UAE). Late Sunday morning, he arrived in Israel. Discussions will focus on Iran, Syria and
Anti-Zionism Not Anti-Semitism By
Stephen Lendman Ronnie Fraser heads The Academic Friends of Israel (AFI). According to its mission statement, it was established to “fight the academic boycott of Israel and all other forms of anti-Semitism in the U.K. and the International academic and scientific
New York Times Anti-Palestinian Bias By
Stephen Lendman On April 4, The New York Times headlined “Palestinian Defiance on Display at West Bank Funerals.” It discussed their anger in response to Israeli murder by torture and medical neglect. The Times didn’t explain. More on that below. According