Phony Claims of Iran Mistreating US Sailors Briefly Held Captive

By Stephen Lendman - On Tuesday, forces of Iran seized two small US naval vessels, provocatively operating three nautical miles within...

15th January 2016 / Global

Why Jeremy Corbyn’s Reshuffle Might Not Make Any Difference

Jeremy Corbyn has just made a minor, unnecessary, protracted and botched reshuffle. It has received a huge amount of media...

14th January 2016 / United Kingdom

Why We Can’t Let Banks Off The Hook As Osborne Says

We’ve heard a lot from George Osborne last week on the dangers of ‘complacency’ about the UK’s resilience to global economic...

14th January 2016 / United Kingdom

Draghi and ECB Now Even Closer to Lobbyists From Megabanks

In 2015 the European Central Bank tightened its ethics rules in the wake of a major scandal over privileged information...

14th January 2016 / United Kingdom

Libya/Syria – Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

Last month, before the parliamentary vote on whether to bomb Syria, British Chancellor George Osborne publicly stated that the cost of...

13th January 2016 / Global, United Kingdom

More Evidence of Turkey Aiding ISIS

By Stephen Lendman - Evidence keeps mounting on how Turkey directly aids ISIS, complicit with Washington, other NATO countries and regional...

13th January 2016 / Global

El Chapo v. Longstanding CIA Global Drugs Trafficking

By Stephen Lendman - Drug lords come and go, the El Chapo arrest is of little consequence, doing nothing to stem...

12th January 2016 / Global

From Copenhagen To Delhi: ‘Smart Cities’ Call For Smart Solutions – Like Cycling

By Colin Todhunter - “Every increase in motorized speed creates new demands on space and time. The use of the...

12th January 2016 / Global

Putin – A Generation of Doing Everything Wrong

By Stephen Lendman. Putin’s remarks are always insightful, refreshing, candid and straightforward - polar opposite Obama’s demagoguery. In an interview with...

12th January 2016 / Global

Nuclear War And Theft of 100 Nuclear and Radioactive Materials Each Year

In 1959, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower sought to reduce America's atomic firepower by as much as 50% on the...

11th January 2016 / Global, United States