Donald Trump and the Russian Honeypot


by John Feffer [I wrote this article about Russian efforts to cultivate Donald Trump as an asset last week for a Korean newspaper where it was published on Sunday. Little did I know that news would break this week of… Continue Reading  

Waking from a Coma to Trump


by John Feffer Two days before the November elections, Elizabeth Moreno was driving to the Democratic Party headquarters in Manassas to pick up a list of addresses. She was planning to spend another day of canvassing to get out the… Continue Reading  

It Can’t Happen Here (But It Just Did)


by John Feffer In the typical time travel story, an enterprising person from the future goes back to 1922 to assassinate young Hitler, or to 1963 to interrupt Lee Harvey Oswald in the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas. This… Continue Reading  

Islamophobia in the Age of Trump


by Derek Davison The frequency of anti-Muslim behavior in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate. A study released earlier this year by California State University-San Bernardino’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found that incidents… Continue Reading  

The Election That Killed Foreign Policy


by Paul R. Pillar The current election campaign has done more to set back U.S. foreign relations, and the cause of good foreign policy, than has any other American presidential election within memory.  One reason is the overall sordid image… Continue Reading