Trump and Russia: Shortest Reset Ever

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by John Feffer It has all the hallmarks of a compelling thriller. A U.S. president willing to put his reputation on the line in the interests of peace and prosperity prepares to reach out to Russia. The Kremlin shows some… Continue Reading  

The Anti-Intelligence President-Elect

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by Paul R. Pillar As serious as is the Russian interference, including hacking, related to the U.S. election, of even more concern is what the U.S. president-elect’s (along with some of his co-partisans’) comments on this matter foretell for how… Continue Reading  

Hawks Cherry-picking WikiLeaks

There’s a clear emerging pattern here — one that should not surprise us after the run-up to the Iraq war — of Washington-based hawks seeing exactly what they want (and nothing more) in everything that comes across their desks. Matt… Continue Reading  

Marc Thiessen and the “Stab-in-the-Back” Myth

Former Bush speechwriter and torture enthusiast Marc Thiessen’s new column in the Washington Post continues his war against WikiLeaks — his previous column advocated using the U.S. military to apprehend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange overseas — but adds a twist.… Continue Reading