Article Archive

Exposing Shabby Intelligence

There’s a long history of skepticism among ex-spooks.

March 23, 2017

A Soft Coup, or Preserving Our Democracy?

Something’s happening here, what it is ain’t exactly clear.

March 14, 2017

Did Sessions Do Anything Wrong?

In a period when any contact with Russia is considered toxic, the attorney general is being tried by innuendo.

March 3, 2017

Is There More to the Flynn Story?

A strange resignation in a UK intelligence service suggests U.S. partners may have been involved.

February 28, 2017

More About Russia and Less About Flynn?

The leak has narrowed Trump’s options for dealing with Putin.

February 16, 2017

Iran Hawks Take the White House

Inspired by fringe theories about Islamic civilization, Michael Flynn is leading Trump down a dangerous path.

February 9, 2017

Blocking Terrorists. Or Not.

Trump’s order is a mess, but until a broken immigration system is fixed, he’s more right than wrong.

January 30, 2017

The Nihilist Intelligence Officer

CIA employees are not staging a coup against Donald Trump.

January 25, 2017

How a Former CIA Officer Reads the Trump Dossier

Fact, fiction, or speculation?

January 11, 2017

No Smoking Gun on Russia Hack

Language used in the intelligence community’s latest report suggests that they may not possess indisputable evidence.

January 9, 2017

Will Trump Transform the CIA?

What to expect from his new director

January 6, 2017

Christmas Crackers, Moscow-Style

If something went wrong, Putin must have done it.

December 28, 2016

Don’t Fear the Terror in Turkey

Relations between Ankara and Moscow will likely continue to improve, despite the assassination of a Russian diplomat.

December 19, 2016

Did Russia Elect Trump?

Foreign espionage is routine. Careless use of unsecure email shouldn’t be.

December 12, 2016

The Fake News Fake Story

Blame the media, not Moscow.

November 28, 2016

Trump Needs Good Advice

It’s time for new voices to have their say in the White House.

November 16, 2016

Turkey and the Next War

It has become a destabilizing force in the Near East.

November 3, 2016

Africa’s Migration Problem

So-called “humanitarian” EU policies are exacerbating migration problems in Africa.

October 25, 2016

A World Gone Mad

Voters should wake up to the issue of war versus peace.

October 21, 2016

Is Nuclear War Becoming Thinkable?

Both the U.S. and Russia are prepared to go there under certain circumstances.

October 5, 2016