ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson and the Dictator Who Accused a Cat of...

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There are plenty of grounds to question Donald Trump’s nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, but so far people...

I Was High On Khat For Four Days In Addis Abada...

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Today as I write is April 30, 2011 in Ethiopia. No, I’m not high on khat (alternatively...

Poitras Exits Wikileaks/Snowden/Omidyar Cult, Makes Foolish Cinematic Record

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Some people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but...

All The Single Ladies: Trump-Appointed Puppet “President” of Venezuela Dallies With...

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Should Juan Guaido, Donald Trump's puppet "president" of Venezuela be known as his nation's bogus "commander-in-chief" or its genuine "philanderer-in-chief"? That's a...

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Is Trump Wrecking Our Empire?

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Perhaps I can explain to you why I think Trump is a sign of imperial collapse, a symptom of a much larger set of processes, while not necessarily being himself capable of such things.

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

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“In 1967,” Nhuan said, “the Central Vietnam Southern Lowland Region comprised five provinces: Bình-Định, Phú-Yên, Khánh-Hòa, Ninh-Thuận, Bình-Thuận, and one independent city, Cam-Ranh. That...

Caracas Chronicles, Part I of an Ongoing Series

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I just got back from Venezuela and I'll be writing a lot about the country next week. Virtually everything you read...

Trump 2020: Why I Oppose Impeachment

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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,...

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

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

The Sham Indictment of Michael Flynn & Robert Mueller's Bogus Investigation

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Well, well, well, Hillary-crats all over America must be rubbing their hands in glee: Michael Flynn has been indicted and obviously is going to...