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Obama Claims Success in
Combatting ISIS He Supports

By Stephen Lendman

Obama is a notorious con man, a serial liar, a moral coward, a Wall Street tool, an anti-populist, a war criminal multiple times over - a typical US president, only worse.

His Wednesday address at CIA headquarters was predictable demagogic duplicity. He took credit for Russia’s war on terrorism, claiming “ISIL is on the defensive” thanks to US-led coalition efforts.

Its thousands of airstrikes in Syria and Iraq with so-called partners failed to hit ISIS targets, willfully avoided them, continues focusing on infrastructure and government sites in both countries.

America’s war on terrorism is entirely fabricated. Russia’s is devastatingly real, smashing ISIS and other terrorist groups, destroying their weapons, munitions, command and control areas, bunkers, other facilities and will to fight.

America wages endless wars in multiple theaters, responsible for millions of lives lost, vast devastation and unspeakable human misery.

Putin is humanity’s only hope, a true peace champion, the only chance to avoid nuclear war able to end life on earth.

Had I had a chance to participate in his Thursday annual marathon Q & A session, I’d have told him so live on multiple Russian TV channels broadcasting nationwide.

Famed author/political critic Eduardo Galeano strongly condemned US imperial policy, Obama worse than his predecessors.

“This world is not democratic,” Galeano stressed. It’s “organized by the war economy and the war culture…The only way that history won’t repeat itself is by keeping it alive.”

“If the world is upside down the way it is now, wouldn’t we have to turn it over to get it to stand up straight?”

Putin and his colleagues in Moscow work to turn it right-side up, to prevent Obama and neocons infesting Washington from destroying it altogether.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

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