Article Archive

Trump Needs to Put Up or Shut Up on Russian Arms Race

If he doesn’t, the nuclear buildup he so callously advocates will become a reality, with Moscow several laps ahead.

July 13, 2018

Trump Will Never Get a Better Deal With Iran

And any agreement with North Korea will probably look like the JCPOA he despises.

June 12, 2018

Iran’s Secret Nukes? Scaremongering Netanyahu Strikes Again

Israel’s timely You Tube gambit against Tehran would be frightening–if it were true.

May 1, 2018

Trump’s Rush to Judgment on Syria Chemical Attack

We need hard evidence about what happened in Douma before threatening war.

April 11, 2018

No, Putin Isn’t Bluffing on Nukes

Trump says no one wants an arms race, but the Russians are already out of the gate.

March 22, 2018

Nunes vs. Schiff and the Allegory of the Cave

Conditioned by partisan images, the American public misses the real danger: The FISA warrant process.

February 26, 2018

Trump Nuke Plan Resets the Doomsday Clock

Stunning new strategy calls for more tactical weapons and nuclear retaliation against cyber threats.

February 1, 2018

In the Russian Collusion Debate, Who’s Fooling Who?

The latest narrative about Fusion GPS and the Steele dossier doesn’t pass the smell test.

January 8, 2018

Propaganda Aiming to Prove Iran Supplied Missiles Backfires

Closer look shows we are more vulnerable to ballistic weapons than we think. Here’s why.

December 26, 2017

The Nuke ‘Treaty That Ended the Cold War’ is Unraveling

The Trump administration signals a game of chicken with Russia, which could mean the death of arms control.

December 11, 2017

The Democratic Law Firm Behind the Russian Collusion Narrative

How a high-powered practice contracted oppo-research on Trump—and then pushed a hack story.

October 31, 2017

After Nine Months, Only Stale Crumbs in Russia Inquiry

The ‘briefing’ is just another exercise in preferred narrative boosting.

October 9, 2017

U.S. Missile Defense: Not as Effective As We Think

Can THAAD avoid the system failures of the first Gulf War?

September 11, 2017

Trump Quietly Promises Billions in New Nuke Contracts

This could trigger a new arms race with Russia and China.

September 1, 2017

Resolving North Korea Without “Fire and Fury”

Stretching back to Eisenhower, U.S. containment policy created this crisis.

August 10, 2017

Say Goodbye to Regime Change in Syria

Trump’s decision to stop sending arms to rebels alters everything.

July 24, 2017

Throwing a Curveball at ‘Intelligence Community Consensus’ on Russia

Definitive assessment was not what it proclaimed to be.

July 12, 2017

Ex-Weapons Inspector: Trump’s Sarin Claims Built on ‘Lie’

Scott Ritter takes on White House Syria attack claims.

June 29, 2017