Article Archive

Tillerson, Mattis Warned Trump Against Embassy Move

President insisted on his Jerusalem moment, but the impact is forever.

December 7, 2017

Did Kushner Keep Tillerson in the Dark on Saudi-Lebanon Move?

Efforts by Prince Salman to start a regional crisis backfired, but the drama has left the secretary of state seething.

November 27, 2017

How Saddam Hussein Predicted America’s Failure in Iraq

One of his top generals provides a window into the former dictator’s mind.

October 25, 2017

The Dark History of Fear, Inc.

How politically-driven bugaboos distract us from the real monsters.

October 6, 2017

How the Brass Talked Another President Into a Losing Strategy

Despite tough talk, Trump approach on Afghanistan is no different than 2009.

August 22, 2017

Exclusive: Bannon & Kushner Want to Outsource Afghanistan to Mercenaries

Dyncorp, ex-Blackwater CEOs lobby hard, stand to profit.

July 18, 2017

Tillerson and Mattis Cleaning Up Kushner’s Middle East Mess

Are the adults in the room being thwarted?

June 27, 2017