Kirk Fundraiser Hosted By Activist Who Compared Obama To False Messiah

by Eli Clifton Last week, Politico published an audio recording of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) accusing President Barack Obama of orchestrating the prosecution of Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) for bribery last year as retaliation for Menendez’s opposition to the White… Continue Reading  

Neocons for Trump?

by Eli Clifton The dominant media narrative is that an insurmountable chasm exists between Donald Trump and the neoconservative wing of the Republican Party. Derek Davison and Jim Lobe mapped out the contours of that divide, pointing to Trump’s isolationist… Continue Reading  

Rubio Emerges from Iowa with New Strength in Adelson Primary

by Eli Clifton Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) came in third to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Donald Trump in last night’s Iowa caucus, but he may emerge as the big winner from the first contest in the Republican nomination contest.… Continue Reading  

Exclusive: Documents Confirm Leak of Unexplained Deposits to Nisman’s US Bank Account

by Michael LaSusa [Editor’s Note: As readers of this blog know, we have been covering various aspects of the investigation by the late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman into the horrific 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos… Continue Reading  

Republicans’ Self-Defeating Attack on Obama’s Iran Policy

by Eli Clifton Yesterday, Iran swiftly released U.S. navy sailors it had detained on Tuesday after their two patrol boats entered Iranian territorial waters near a major Iranian naval base. The U.S. media reported that the release signaled that relations… Continue Reading