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The Russian Job:  The Plot Thickens

The Russian Job: The Plot Thickens

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - An avalanche of news about the connection of key Trump political operatives to Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation rolled down ominously on…
How Foreign Powers Could Try to Buy Trump

How Foreign Powers Could Try to Buy Trump

The Atlantic | (Video Report) | - - "Donald Trump is an unprecedentedly wealthy president, who owns or licenses his name to buildings, casinos, and luxury hotels around the world. An ethics…
It is Comey who should be Investigated

It is Comey who should be Investigated

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that his agency has since last summer been investigating the circle of Donald J. Trump for their…
Is White Supremacy Making A Comeback?

Is White Supremacy Making A Comeback?

AJ+ | (Video Clip) "Former FBI undercover agent Mike German discusses the resurgence of the white supremacist movement now under President Trump." AJ+: "Is White Supremacy Making A Comeback?"
41 Killed in US Attack on Syrian Mosque

41 Killed in US Attack on Syrian Mosque

TeleSur | - - "It was right after prayers at a time when there are usually religious lessons for men in it," one witness told AFP. On Thursday the U.S. government confirmed…
I Am an Enemy of the People (Feffer)

I Am an Enemy of the People (Feffer)

By John Feffer | ( Foreign Policy in Focus ) | - - If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think. Even before the election of…