Would “Rexit” mean the first step towards war with Iran? Robert Merry considers the implications of Tillerson’s reported impending departure from the administration.

Denial is not a strategy. Mira Rapp-Hooper explains why North Korea won’t be denuclearized and why it is so dangerous to keep insisting on this goal.

Misusing intelligence to sell conflict with Iran. Paul Pillar takes the Trump administration to task for its abuse of intelligence to support aggressive policies against and the indefensible war on Yemen.

A “clueless” pick for CIA Director. Spencer Ackerman reports on the disgusted reactions of former CIA officers to the news that the pro-torture Tom Cotton could be appointed to run the agency.