Author Archive | Stephen Lendman

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Victory Achieved in Syria?

(image: Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)     Yogi Berra was right, saying “(i)t ain’t over till it’s over.” Things are heading in the right direction in Syria, miles yet to go to liberate the country from the scourge of America’s presence and terrorist groups it supports.   Each day brings more good news than bad. On […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Visits Israel

Mohammad bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia [image: AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin]     His unannounced visit was reported by the Israel Broadcasting Corporation (IBC), saying:  “A prince from the Royal Court visited the country in secret over the past few days and discussed the idea of pushing regional peace forward with a number of […]

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Russia Responds to Closure of Its Diplomatic Properties in America

  The Russian flag waves in the wind on the rooftop of the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco, California, U.S., September 2, 2017. [image: REUTERS/Stephen Lam]   US closure, seizure and searches of Russia’s diplomatic properties in San Francisco, Washington and New York were flagrant Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations violations.   They […]

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Trump’s Reckless Hostility Toward North Korea

    Engaging North Korea diplomatically is the only responsible option, the only one able to work, the only sound policy Trump administration officials reject.   Washington bears full responsibility for heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula, not Pyongyang.   Instead of efforts to step back from the brink, NBC News said “(t)he Trump administration […]

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Triumph in Deir Ezzor, Syria

    Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian aerial operations, broke ISIS’ three-year siege of Deir Ezzor governorate, an important achievement toward liberating the area entirely.   Russian warplanes killed ISIS’ emir and minister of war in the city with powerful bunker busting bombs.   ISIS’ siege of Deir Ezzor’s military airport was […]

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The Disturbing Aftermath of 9/11

    The day will live in infamy, the attacks planned well in advance. Bin Laden and so-called “crazed Arabs” had nothing to do with destroying the twin towers and striking the Pentagon.   The Big Lie persists. Most Americans no longer believe the the 9/11 whitewash commission’s official account of what happened.   Bin […]

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A North Korean H-Bomb? Another Nuclear Test?

Pyongyang claimed it developed a hydrogen bomb miniaturized enough to fit atop a ballistic missile, according to its KCNA news agency. Kim Jong-un was quoted saying his country has a “thermonuclear weapon with super explosive power made by our own efforts and technology. All components of the H-bomb were 100 per cent domestically made.” KCNA […]

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The Slow-Motion Genocide You’ve Never Heard Of

Most people in Western societies know nothing about them. Major media largely ignore them. They number around two million, mostly in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Most are Muslims, smaller numbers Hindus. Called one of the world’s most persecuted people, they live in remote areas around Myanmar/Bangladesh border areas. Despite living in these areas for centuries, they’re […]

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Former Head of Israeli Military Intelligence Urges US War on North Korea

[image: Hadas Parush/Flash90] Current and former lunatics reside in Israel – much like their counterparts in America. Former Israeli air force general, military attache to Washington, and head of IDF military intelligence Amos Yadlin urged Trump to wage preemptive war on North Korea to destroy its nuclear capability – provided a DPRK retaliatory strike could […]

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She’s Back: Hillary Blames Everyone But Herself

[image: Reuters]Hillary never went away, hanging around like a bad aftertaste. Her new book due out in September is titled “What Happened” – well known to everyone paying attention. Why she lost to Trump is absent from its pages, fabricated reasons substituting, blaming everyone but herself – the most ruthlessly dangerous presidential aspirant in US […]

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