Foreign Affairs

Trump Declares Iranian Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Organization

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This week, the Trump administration has declared the Iranian Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization, a formal international sanction that will further antagonize...

A Short Defense of Saudi Arabia’s Bonesawing of Jamal Khashoggi

Some six months ago Saudi staffers at the country's consulate in Istanbul dismembered by bonesaw the now-deceased Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Omidyar and Scahill: Road Warriors For the Regime Change Narrative

Pierre Omidyar’s move to eliminate the Snowden archive is not the only dagger he’s twisted into the heart of “fearless adversarial" journalism as of late.

Oliver Stone: Offshore Alert!

Film director Oliver Stone established an offshore trust in the tax haven of Lichtenstein, I reported here last week. Herbert Batliner, a...

Why Trump Will (Probably) Not Overthrow Venezuela’s Maduro Plus: David Sirota’s...

As anyone who's been reading me knows I've been writing a lot about whether the Trump administration will overthrow -- with or...

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...

Invasion Watch: Will Trump Invade, a New Periodic Column, Venezuela Edition

The only person who knows is President Trump, demented and reckless yet aware that war is bad for business profits.

Updated: Are Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton Kremlin Agents? Plus: Sulome...

I wrote briefly about Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton earlier today here at Washington Babylon. Before and after publishing I received alarming...

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“Reporter” Hannah Dreier won’t say whether her reporting from Venezuela is fact or fiction.

Presente! With the Sandalistas, Caracas, 2019

Ken's killer account of his days in Caracas and the glories of the (allegedly) progressive press corps...