Foreign Affairs

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Seven Reasons Not to Read 1984 under...

By the time the book came out in 1949, the Cold War was at its height. The book therefore proved popular. It was almost...

Media Critic Sam Husseini on the Rep. Ilhan Omar Flap, Part...

Sam Husseini is a longtime media critic based in Washington, DC. He is also a Palestinian and has been a longtime advocate on this topic.

Alexander Cockburn On Tom Friedman: “So Marinated In Self-Regard He Doesn’t...

Well, we all know by now that Donald Trump must be a Russian intelligence asset, and now the New York Times' Thomas Friedman is wondering...

After Destroying Man’s Life, Obama Administration Drops Bogus Case Against Him

I know arms dealers are not generally seen as sympathetic, but you should be worried about the story of Marc Turi. He’s the guy...

Two Ukrainian Oligarchs and Two Campaign Aides: The good ones with...

One the most heavily promoted stories of this year’s campaign is that Donald Trump is a tool of Moscow and no one is pushing...

A Washington Babylon Explain-a-Nator: What's up with the Qatar thingy? And...

Like me, you've probably been listening to the news a bit the past few months and occasionally hearing strange, vaguely familiar words: Qatar, Saudi...

A Washington Babylon Listicle: Is Trump Wrecking Our Empire?

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.

Ken Burns: Worse for Vietnam than Agent Orange. Part 1 of...

A review written by Professor Thomas Bass titled America's Amnesia is truly worth reading and provides far greater detail and insight than your present...

Really Lazy Friday: A stroll down memory lane in Turkmeniscam, ExxonMobil...

I'm really pressed trying to finish up Hack List 2017: Jeff Bezos, Modern Day Pinkerton Head Cracker, and the Washington Post, but I would be...

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...

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