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  

Early Draft of Clinton Speech Mentioned Palestinian Rights

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by Eli Clifton Yesterday, WikiLeaks released an email from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta in which he urged Clinton’s speechwriters to tone down language that might “evoke how people feel about how Israel is treating the Palestinians” from a… Continue Reading  

Podesta: Top Clinton Donors Condition Their Support on Israeli Security

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In a hacked email released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, answered an innocent question from his daughter with a revealing answer about what motivates two of Clinton’s biggest supporters to stand by her candidacy: Israel.

It’s Rigged: Takes One to Know One

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by John Feffer The system is rigged. Let’s be clear: the American political system favors the two major parties and our economic system favors the wealthy. The global system is similarly rigged in favor of powerful countries (such as the… Continue Reading