Pompeo Gives New Meaning to the Ugly American – Stephen Lendman

Judge him by his actions and rhetoric, defining the menace he represents. Time and again, he shows that he’s mentally unbalanced, recklessly dangerous, arrogant and contemptuous of the rule of law. He’s also able to manipulate geopolitical know-nothing Trump to go along with policies no responsible leader and government would tolerate. … Like Trump, PompeoContinue reading “Pompeo Gives New Meaning to the Ugly American – Stephen Lendman”

US Rhetoric Reflects a Long Past Era – New Eastern Outlook

What is always revealing is to compare the rhetoric of US political leaders with the reality of their actual behaviour. Although billing itself as the leader of the free world, that alleged leadership more often manifests itself as unbridled bullying of nations it regards as lesser entities. The visit to Copenhagen for example, received aContinue reading “US Rhetoric Reflects a Long Past Era – New Eastern Outlook”

Video: US Expels China From Houston Consulate. Is Pompeo Pushing To Spark China War? – Ron Paul Institute

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in the UK yesterday, blaming China for the spread of the coronavirus and suggesting it was a purposeful move on the part of Beijing. Meanwhile in an incredible escalation, the US State Department has demanded that China evacuate its consulate in Houston, TX. Meanwhile US Defense Secretary EsperContinue reading “Video: US Expels China From Houston Consulate. Is Pompeo Pushing To Spark China War? – Ron Paul Institute”

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Unlawful US Sanctions – Stephen Lendman

Endless US orchestrated aggression in Syria continues in its 10th year, NATO countries and Israel complicit in endless war on the republic and its people. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (MZ below) explained that there’s “considerable tension” in areas controlled by US-supported jihadists — “primarily (in) Idlib (province) and east of the Euphrates” river. … MZContinue reading “Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine, and Unlawful US Sanctions – Stephen Lendman”

How Many Ways Can Israel Wage War on Iran Before the Media Reports Israel Is Waging War on Iran? – Global Research

So, although The New York Times was wrong, it was right. The illusory event did not add another physical act of war to Israel’s resume. It added another new kind of war to the resume: missile attacks, bomb attacks, cyber attacks, assassinations, political assassinations and, now, economic warfare. How many different ways can Israel wage war onContinue reading “How Many Ways Can Israel Wage War on Iran Before the Media Reports Israel Is Waging War on Iran? – Global Research”

Video: Unleashing The Beast – How Trump Green-Lit CIA Global Secret War – Ron Paul Institute

Explosive new information has revealed how President Trump in 2018 signed a presidential intelligence finding that gave the CIA unprecedented leeway to conduct secret warfare against Washington’s declared enemies. Then-CIA director Mike Pompeo was handed a blank check to attack even foreign charities and news outlets. Plus in today’s program: The ongoing US war againstContinue reading “Video: Unleashing The Beast – How Trump Green-Lit CIA Global Secret War – Ron Paul Institute”

Turmoil at Home, Turmoil Abroad: Israel and the U.S. Escalate Their War Against Iran – The Unz Review

TCTT editor note: Another good article where the author unfortunately seems to have bought into the official virus fearmongering narrative, for facts re the so called “pandemic” see: Facts about Covid-19 Perhaps the most ridiculous SJW demand arising out of the ethno-racism nonsense that has induced the politicians and journalists to go down on theirContinue reading “Turmoil at Home, Turmoil Abroad: Israel and the U.S. Escalate Their War Against Iran – The Unz Review”

Dueling Security Council Remarks by Iran and US – Stephen Lendman

In its dealings with other nations, Iran scrupulously observes its international obligations, including the rule of law — seeking cooperative relations with other nations worldwide, hostility toward none, except in self-defense if attacked, its legitimate UN Charter right. Washington’s agenda is polar opposite, seeking dominance over other nations worldwide, wars by hot and other meansContinue reading “Dueling Security Council Remarks by Iran and US – Stephen Lendman”

No End to Illegal US Sanctions War on Iran – Stephen Lendman

Since Iranians ended a generation of US installed fascist tyranny in 1979, both militant wings of its war party waged state terror on the Islamic Republic and its people. Its main strategy has been and continues to be weaponized sanctions. Aiming to make Iran’s economy scream and its people suffer, they’re political instruments of massContinue reading “No End to Illegal US Sanctions War on Iran – Stephen Lendman”

US Sanctions Iranians for Petrol Shipments to Venezuela – Pompeo Warns Other Would-Be ‘Mariners’ – 21st Century Wire

A new low for Washington (as if that was even possible), in its economic and ‘regime change’ war being waged against the countries of Iran and Venezuela. US Sanctions Iranians for Petrol Shipments to Venezuela – Pompeo Warns Other Would-Be ‘Mariners’

Trump Imposes Sanctions on the Captains of the Ships who Delivered Iranian Oil to Venezuela – Syria News

The extended sanctions to third parties is the US’s new policy of punishing the people by depriving them of any help in order to push them to oust their legitimate governments and allow the USA to install puppet regimes and dictators in place, Augusto Pinochet rings any bell? Trump Imposes Sanctions on the Captains ofContinue reading “Trump Imposes Sanctions on the Captains of the Ships who Delivered Iranian Oil to Venezuela – Syria News”

Al-Moallem: The real goal behind the so-celled Caesar Act is to open the door for the return of terrorism – SANA

Deputy prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Walid Al-Moallem said that the real goal behind the so-called “Caesar Act” is to open the door for terrorism to return to Syria as in 2011 and to force Syria to give up its alliance with the resistance. In a press conference on Tuesday, al-Moallem said that theContinue reading “Al-Moallem: The real goal behind the so-celled Caesar Act is to open the door for the return of terrorism – SANA”

Caesar’s Palace: 5 questions on America’s latest round of Syria sanctions – OffGuardian

For many a decade we’ve been nurtured in a view of sanctions (preferable to the harsher term, ‘blockade’) as almost benign – the gentle nudging by a caring parent to encourage a wayward child to mend her ways. The most serious puncturing of so naive and rose-tinted a view came when, it having emerged thatContinue reading “Caesar’s Palace: 5 questions on America’s latest round of Syria sanctions – OffGuardian”

Convicted US Spy v. Russian Political Prisoners in America – Stephen Lendman

Sergey Lavrov stressed that Whelan was caught “red-handed.” His arrest, prosecution, conviction, and imprisonment had nothing to do with swapping him for Russian nationals behind bars in the US. Claims otherwise are “completely untrue,” Lavrov stressed. “We never do things like that. I’ll say it again. He was caught red-handed.” Unlike harshly treated Russian politicalContinue reading “Convicted US Spy v. Russian Political Prisoners in America – Stephen Lendman”

America’s Supernational Sovereignty – Global Research

One of the most disturbing aspects of American foreign policy since 9/11 has been the assumption that decisions made by the United States are binding on the rest of the world, best exemplified by President George W. Bush’s warning that “there was a new sheriff in town.” Apart from time of war, no other nationContinue reading “America’s Supernational Sovereignty – Global Research”

US Only Wants the ICC Prosecuting Its Victims – Stephen Lendman

Crimes of war and against humanity, as defined by the Geneva Conventions, other international law, and the Uniform Code of Military Justice have been and continue to be committed by the US globally. Torture is official US policy, a breach of the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment,Continue reading “US Only Wants the ICC Prosecuting Its Victims – Stephen Lendman”

Battle For the Arctic Heats Up – James Corbett

An incredible event took place this week: A Russian tanker docked at the Port of Jiangsu on China’s east-central coast, offloading its cargo of liquefied natural gas from the Yamal LNG plant in Russia’s north. Now, I know what you’re thinking: “James, that’s not so incredible. Tankers regularly carry LNG from Russia to Asia via the SuezContinue reading “Battle For the Arctic Heats Up – James Corbett”

Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court – Global Research

one can expect both the United States and Israel to continue their defamation of the ICC, to include the threats of armed response coming from Washington. An attack on The Hague might be unimaginable in the real world, but the past three years have demonstrated that Donald Trump is capable of almost anything. Until then,Continue reading “Operating Outside the Rule of Law: Washington Pressures International Criminal Court – Global Research”

Proliferator of Big Lies/Committer of High Crimes USA – Stephen Lendman

All politicians lie. Rare exceptions prove the rule. Past and present US politicians and senior bureaucrats are the world’s most publicized liars, notably on domestic and geopolitical issues mattering most. … Iran is the region’s leading proponent of peace, stability, and mutual cooperation among all nations — polar opposite how the US, NATO, Israel, andContinue reading “Proliferator of Big Lies/Committer of High Crimes USA – Stephen Lendman”

NYT Criticism of Israeli Annexation Plans Ignores the Larger Issue – Stephen Lendman

Israeli imposed horrors existed for decades, worsened by endless exclusive Jewish development at the expense of ethnically cleansed Palestinians from their own land. Netanyahu is the latest in a long line of anti-Palestinian prime ministers, contemptuous of their rights, brutalizing them with impunity because of world community and establishment media indifference toward what’s gone onContinue reading “NYT Criticism of Israeli Annexation Plans Ignores the Larger Issue – Stephen Lendman”

Pompeo’s Rage Against Peace, Equity, Justice, and the Rule of Law – Stephen Lendman

Pompeo combines psychopathological derangement with pure evil, a deadly combination. It matters because of the position he holds, impersonating the lead US diplomat along with having Trump’s ear by sucking up to him no matter how outrageous his actions. In press releases or public comments, the danger Pompeo poses is evident to everyone paying attention.Continue reading “Pompeo’s Rage Against Peace, Equity, Justice, and the Rule of Law – Stephen Lendman”

Government Mischief in an Age of Coronavirus – Unz Review

It is interesting to watch how the folks in Congress and the White House have been using the at-least- somewhat self-generated crisis over COVID-19 to serve as cover for legislation and other activities that many Americans just might object to. They are assuming that the public is so consumed with the virus, as well asContinue reading “Government Mischief in an Age of Coronavirus – Unz Review”

Russian Foreign Ministry on US Hostility Toward Moscow, America in Decline, US Nuclear Tests, and Nord Stream 2 – Stephen Lendman

Under Republicans and Dems alike, the US is a rogue state exceeding the worst of others in world history because its high crimes of war and against humanity have been ongoing for centuries without letup. Russian Foreign Ministry on US Hostility Toward Moscow, America in Decline, US Nuclear Tests, and Nord Stream 2

Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning – American Herald Tribune

Ironically, neocons mostly were critics of Donald Trump the candidate because he talked “nonsense” about ending “useless wars” but they have been trickling back into his administration since he has made it clear that he is not about to end anything and might in fact be planning to attack Iran and maybe even Venezuela. TheContinue reading “Leading Neocon Directs Pentagon Middle East Planning – American Herald Tribune”

The Pure Evil Pompeo Doctrine – Stephen Lendman

Pompeo never met a sovereign state not controlled by the US he didn’t want smashed, never a law of war he didn’t breach, never a peace and stability agenda he didn’t abhor. Like Mike Pence, he’s a neocon hardliner, a messianic extremist, an evangelical Christian fascist, an imperial war cheerleader, an Islamophobe, Russophobe, Iranophobe, Chinaphobe,Continue reading “The Pure Evil Pompeo Doctrine – Stephen Lendman”