Fired NSC Staffer Had History of Spreading Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theories

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by Eli Clifton Rich Higgins, the former Pentagon official and director for strategic planning at the National Security Council, was fired last month after circulating a memo claiming that enemies of the president were “globalists,” “Islamists,” and “cultural Marxists” working… Continue Reading  

UAE Ambassador: Trump Least Qualified to be President

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by Eli Clifton United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al-Otaiba was sharply critical of Donald Trump, even suggesting that he would seek “early retirement” if Trump won the election, according to a series of hacked emails allegedly sent… Continue Reading  

Emails Show UAE Ambassador Concerned About Association With $4.5 Billion Fraud

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by Eli Clifton UAE ambassador to the United States Yousef Al-Otaiba and his advisers are apparently concerned about the ambassador’s ties to Malaysia’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a state fund defrauded of $4.5 billion. Hacked emails sent to LobeLog by “GlobalLeaks”… Continue Reading  

Hacked Emails Reveal Close Ties Between UAE and Anti-Iran/Qatar Advocacy Groups

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by Eli Clifton United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), a group that actively opposed the Iran deal, and the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), which shares staff with UANI and was “formed to combat the growing threat from extremist ideologies,” are no… Continue Reading  

Four Questions for Sebastian Gorka

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by Jim Lobe and Eli Clifton Yaakov Katz, a top editor at the Jerusalem Post, has announced that he will be directing tough questions at Sebastian Gorka at the newspaper’s annual conference in New York on May 7. In a… Continue Reading