Foreign Affairs

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,...

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...

Who Was the Honey Who Potted Edward Snowden for Putin?

I've been writing quite a bit about Edward Snowden over the past year, for example this, and focusing on the possibility that Vladimir Putin...

Miscellanea: A journalist's death; Washington Babylon's growing fame; the Democrats' Russia...

I've got a few short items laying around and I decided to string them all togegether into one, in the debut of a new...

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...

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...

UPDATED: New Developments With Humpty Trumpty: First Brother's activities cause concerns...

I recently wrote a story in these pages -- titled "Humpty Bumpty: Did president’s brother help Russian oil company win sweetheart deal?" -- which...

Exposed: Edward Snowden and the Hypothetical Honeypot Scenario, Part II

Yesterday I wrote the first of a multiple part series raising the possibility that Edward Snowden was unwittingly played by Russian intelligence and didn’t...

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...

An End To Our New Gilded Age? Thanks to EU Tax...

In a brief and eloquent statement of refined economic logic that most Ph.D's in the field would agree on, it can be said, without...