Author Archives: Andrew Cockburn

What Did Erdogan Know About the Khashoggi Murder Plot?

A closer look reveals that Turkish intel heard the Saudi plotters days before the journalist’s grisly death.

Just How Swampy Are U.S-Saudi Arms Deals?

Let’s just say that Americans representing the kingdom are making a killing while pushing U.S. jobs overseas.

Despite Devastating Crashes, Boeing Stocks Fly High

Even after admitting they cut corners on the 737 Max, Boeing gets a bailout from Wall Street and the U.S. defense industry.

Making the World Safe for Oligopoly

Obscure law guarantees bailout protections for a handful of ‘too big to fail’ institutions.

Why Wasteful Military Spending Never Stops

The Pentagon’s real strategy? Keeping the money flowing.