Trump Regime Continues Supporting ISIS

Stephen Lendman, Global Research – US support for ISIS is an open dirty secret – undiscussed by media, pretending it’s not so.  Washington actively arms, funds, trains, and directs ISIS and other terrorists – backing the scourge they pretend to oppose. Obama and Trump’s vow to degrade and destroy ISIS was and remains a bald-faced… (read more)

Hiroshima Child

Nazim Hikmet, Global Research – The Lies and Crimes of Hiroshima according to President Harry Truman, Hiroshima was a military base. “The world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base.  That was because we wished in this first attack to avoid, insofar as possible, the killing of civilians”.  The lies… (read more)

Coffee and the “Shock Doctrine” in Puerto Rico

John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto, Food First - In Naomi Klein’s framework, The Shock Doctrine is the well-worn strategy of capitalist development in the “shock” mode. Part of this framework contends that in the aftermath of disasters, capitalists will descend, purchasing land and other capital goods at basement bottom prices, using their deep pockets to undercut anything or… (read more)

‘Western’ Press Dislikes Imran Khan’s Win In Pakistan’s Election

Moon of Alabama - Imran Khan election win in Pakistan receives a hostile reaction in U.S. and British media. The headlines are generally negative and the descriptions of Imran cast a damning light of him. From the New York Times print edition front page: The word “Pakistan” was probably too long for the valuable front-page space. Thus the NYT shortened it to “Nuclear-Armed Islamic Republic”…. (read more)

US Suddenly Buys More Ecuadorian Oil: Is Trump Also Buying Assange’s Arrest?

Whitney Webb, MintPress News - Speaking in Madrid on Friday, Ecuadorian President Lenin Morenotold an audience that WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange would need to leave Ecuador’s London embassy “eventually.” Moreno offered no time-table for Assange’s possible exit, which several sources just last week asserted could take place within “weeks” or even “days.” Assange has spent over six… (read more)

The Russian US Election Meddling Big Lie Won’t Die

Stephen Lendman- Propaganda works, proved effective time and again – why it’s a key tool in America’s deep state playbook. Virtually anything repeated enough, especially through the major media megaphone, gets most people to believe it – no matter how preposterous the claim. Not a shred of evidence suggests Russia meddled in America’s political process –… (read more)

Russophobia Is A 24/7 Industry

Pepe Escobar, Asia Times - “The Cold War is a thing of the past.” By the time President Putin said as much during preliminary remarks at his joint press conference with President Trump in Helsinki, it was clear this would not stand. Not after so much investment by American conservatives in Cold War 2.0. Russophobia is… (read more)

The Discovery of Central American Suffering

Nick Alexandrov, Counterpunch & Information Clearinghouse -  U.S. pundits and politicians just discovered, it seems, that Washington’s decisions harm Central American families. For the New York Times, “separating families…is something new and malicious,” reflecting Trump’s “heartlessness” and violating “fundamental American values.” “This, apparently, is how you turn off the idea of America,” Alex Wagner (The Atlantic) added. The Los Angeles Times thinks “the… (read more)

Palestine Lost

Sheldon Richman, Information Clearinghouse- To appreciate the enormity of the crimes against the Palestinian people, one must understand that while persons are certainly individuals, they are something more as well. That’s what we mean when we use words like society, culture, and people. What has happened to the Palestinians is not simply that some individuals were… (read more)

Humanitarian Crisis: Thousands of Hurricane Maria Deaths in Puerto Rico. New Study

Stephen Lendman, Global Research – Puerto Rico is America’s Okinawa, Japan’s poorest prefecture – the rights, needs and welfare of people on both islands largely ignored.  Okinawans are harmed by America’s presence, including rapes, murders, and other crimes committed by US military personnel, unacceptable noise, pollution, environmental contamination, and use of valued public land for… (read more)

Rebellion or Counter-Revolution: Made in US in Nicaragua?

Achim Rodner, Telesur – Many wonder if the United States is involved in the student protests of the past month in Nicaragua which attempted to destabilize the country. Western media writes nothing about the issue, while at the same time similar scenarios have played out in Venezuela, Brazil, Cuba, Honduras, Bolivia and other countries in… (read more)

Moscow Details Subversive NGO Activities in Russia and Around the World

Frank Sellers, The Duran – It’s no secret that the CIA and some wealthy business magnates have been funding and using Non Governmental Organizations to alter the political landscapes inside nations all around the world, whether through meddling in elections or through plotting coups.  A detailed report has come out the Russian Parliament about how… (read more)

Decoding The US Embassy Move To Jerusalem: Why Trump Did It

Dr. Ramzy Baroud, Middle East Moniter – Two important truths have to be restated in order to understand the context of the US government’s decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which officially took place on 14 May.  First, the precarious relationship between the US government and international law. Historically, the US… (read more)

Why Israel Will Not Continue along the Same Path for Another 70 Years

Hans Stehling, Global Research - The logic is inescapable. In 1917 when the British government of David Lloyd George issued the Balfour Declaration, his then cabinet consisted predominately of either Nonconformist or Evangelical Christian churchgoers whose beliefs were governed by the texts of the Bible. They believed in the Second Coming of Christ made possible by… (read more)

The Summer of War and Chaos: US-Israel Plan to Balkanize the Middle East

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Tensions are at an all-time high in the Middle East as Israel launched more than sixty missiles at Syria because Israel claimed that Iranian forces fired rockets into the Golan Heights, an Israel-occupied territory since the 1967 Six-Day War. A report by Reuters said that “Israel said it… (read more)