Author Archives: Scott Ritter

Tulsi Gabbard’s Road to Damascus 

There’s a good reason the presidential hopeful met with Assad, but the media doesn’t want to talk about it.

A Nuclear Weapons Treaty Died Today

Armed with pen and clip board, our author was one of the first INF inspectors on the ground in Soviet Russia in 1988.

Did Trump Just Threaten to Attack Iran With Nukes?

He said he could destroy Afghanistan but was signaling elsewhere. The scary part is there’s already a plan.

Strait of Hormuz: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth

U.S. sanctions have created a tinderbox as shown by recent UK-Iranian tanker clashes. All this needs is a spark.

Red Line for War? Iran Blows Through Enrichment Limits

The two countries are on a collision course set by a bad nuke deal and even worse moves by the president.

Bias, Lies & Videotape: Doubts Dog ‘Confirmed’ Syria Chemical Attacks

Disturbing new evidence suggests 2018 incident might’ve been staged, putting everything else, including U.S. retaliation, into question.

How ‘Reset’ Man McFaul Helped Torpedo U.S.-Russia Relations

To get a sense of why Putin meddled in our elections one need go no further than the Obama administration’s hijinks.

Is America Ready for John Bolton’s War With Iran?

Recently dispatched B-52s and ships are an act of theatrical bravado that ignore the real threat.

What if Iran Retaliates and Shuts Down the Strait of Hormuz?

Some 18 million barrels of oil transit through every day. The economic impact would be catastrophic.

America Just Declared War on Iran and Nobody Blinked

After a destabilizing move by Trump, it’s no longer a question of if U.S. forces will die but when.

Ari Fleischer Lied, and People Died

The former Bush mouthpiece had more to do personally with the Iraq WMD catastrophe than he wants us to believe.

How Politics Trump Intel in the US-Russia Nuke Treaty Pullout

What facts? Breaking down the evidence behind Moscow’s cruise missile “violation.”

Trump is Right: The Intelligence Community Needs to ‘Go Back to School’

Their leadership got Iraq wrong. Now they’re making the same mistakes all over again.

Make No Mistake: ISIS Needs the U.S. to Survive

This week’s fatal attack was a calculated event designed to sow chaos amid American withdrawal. And the Blob is responding predictably.

Who Says Economic Sanctions Work?

One need only look at North Korea and Iraq to see that the new oil embargo on Iran will fail too.

Trump Surrenders to John Bolton on Russia and Arms Control

Of course he’s not the first president the arch hawk has convinced to ditch a nuke treaty.

Iran Deserves Credit for the Ruin of ISIS

But is the U.S. now allowing its last remnants to survive in Syria to spite Tehran?

Is Trump Letting Al-Qaeda Sympathizers Survive in Syria?

Washington’s mistake of arming the Mujahedeen against the Russians 40 years ago gave us the Taliban. We’re doing it again.

U.S. Again Cries ‘Chemical Warfare’ in Syria

Officials still can’t confirm there was a gas attack in April. So on what grounds do they predict a new one?

Let’s See Who’s Bluffing in the Criminal Case Against the Russians

Putin twice invoked an obscure 1999 treaty with the U.S. that could obligate his cooperation in such investigations.

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