Foreign Affairs

Michael Flynn's Iran Obsession, continued: Will he find the right Curveball?

I ran a story here yesterday about Donald Trump's incoming national security adviser, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, and his long time desire to gin up...

Will Mosul be Recaptured? Nope, just pre-election White House spin

For weeks press accounts have talked excitedly about an imminent attack on Mosul, which ISIS captured two years ago and is where Abu Bakr...

Here’s What’s Going On With Washington Babylon: Keep reading, there’s actual...

OK, after a long gap-like chasm and lacuna the size of the Grand Canyon, Washington Babylon, America’s leading news source, has started publishing a...

The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer,...

In modernizing the GVN’s police forces, MSUG sent qualified uniformed police officers to study at Michigan State for a year. Theoretically, these individuals became...

Part II: Who’s The Bigger Gun Nut, Uncle Sam or Stephen...

(Note: We ran Part I of this story yesterday. It concludes today. The story originally ran at Consortiumnews.com.) Let’s recall that the United States,...

The Washington Babylon Explain-a-Nator: Who's crazier, Trump or the North...

WTF is going on with the U.S. and North Korea? Will we be able to watch NFL games this Sunday, or will the world...

Washington Post's Valentine Poem To Colombian Flower Industry

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Washington Post delivered up a love poem to Colombia's flower industry and the joys of globalization. The story...

Coming Soon: Seth Hettena’s New Book on RussiaGate

Seth Hettena and I have been disagreeing about RussiaGate since the outset, but I want to give a shout out to his new book,...

Know Your History: My Lai, The Crime and Cover-up, Fifty Years...

The My Lai massacre was first reported in March 1969, one full year after the event. In April 1969, because of congressional queries, the...

Scoop: Sleaze Panamanian Moneylaundering Firm Has More Ties to Syrian Regime...

Back in 2014, I wrote the first exposé of Mossack Fonseca, the sleazy Panamanian law firm that helps dictators, bagman and oligarchs hide their cash...