Foreign Affairs

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Top 10 Reasons Why RussiaGate Blows

(1) No credible evidence has been given. In the famous intelligence community assessment, the CIA, NSA, and FBI said: "We assess Russian President Vladimir Putin...

“Dude, Where’s My Civil War?”: And Other Greatest Hits of Ralph...

Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, the former military man and Fox News analyst, caused quite a stir yesterday when he resigned from the network, saying...

Douglas Valentine on the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary

Our friend and expert correspondent on the CIA, Douglas Valentine, recently appeared on Our Hidden History speaking about the new PBS documentary about the...

Flashback Saturday: How the Iraq War Financed a Beltway Real Estate...

****** Back in the DC real estate doldrums of the mid-1990s, before he helped pave the way for war in Iraq, Stephen Rademaker owned a...

Get Smart: We're About To Lose Afghanistan, For The Seventeenth Year...

Last August, President Donald Trump outlined his strategy to finally win the war in Afghanistan. You can read all about what he said back then here, and...

Air Strikes in Syria Are Illegal: Not A Big Deal, Say...

I'm a big fan of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a news agency that helps journalists link up with analysts and experts who don't...

The Assassination of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres: Were U.S.-trained troops involved?

I sadly missed a DC event a few days ago, where an investigation of international legal experts revealed that  company executives and state agents...

Six Questions for Charles Ortel about the Shady University that paid...

We’ve heard a lot about problems surrounding Trump University, which sounds like a pretty big scam. We’ve heard a lot less about Baltimore-based Laureate...

Six Questions for Jim Jatras on “Aleppo Boy,” Atrocity Porn and...

Jim Jatras, a former US diplomat, foreign policy adviser to the Senate GOP leadership, and lobbyist comments on financial and foreign policy topics and...

Trump 2020: Why I Oppose Impeachment

So I broke the big political story of the day about President Donald Trump's deep ties to a wide range of alleged Russian mafiosos,...