Trump’s Neocons See Erdogan as Their Ticket to a Region-Wide M.E. War

A military clash with Turkey would definitely not be in America’s interests. But the Neocons aren’t concerned with U.S. interests and as Mike Whitney explains, the possibility of armed conflict between Turkey and the U.S. has never been greater

Trump Sabotages North Korea Summit to Appease the Hawks

Mike Whitney explains that it was China that forced North Korea to the bargaining table, not Trump

Dems Put Finishing Touches on One-Party ‘Surveillance Superstate’

Mike Whitney explains how the Democratic Party is building itself so that it better serves the interests of its core constituents, Wall Street and big business

Why Is Amazon Running a Full Page of "Michelle Obama for President" T-Shirts?

Why Is Amazon Running a Full Page of “Michelle Obama for President” T-Shirts?

Does Amazon boss Jeff Bezos know something we don’t?

Foreign Policy Insiders Try to Scuttle Trump-Kim Nukes Deal

B-52′s were clearly added to the “Max Thunder” military exercises to convince Kim that it was pointless to trust Washington

Did Trump Scrap the Nuke's Deal to Pay Back His Pro-Israel Campaign Donors?

Did Trump Scrap the Nuke’s Deal to Pay Back His Pro-Israel Campaign Donors?

Who did Trump rip up the nuclear deal with Iran for? Not the American people, who have now been pushed closer to conflict with Iran

Is This Trump's "Samson Moment"?

Is This Trump’s “Samson Moment”?

Mike Whitney asks: Why would a leftist like myself support Trump?

Dems Pin Midterm Hopes on Trump Hatred and “Ludicrous Conspiracy Theory”

The Democratic Party leadership is now fully-committed to pursuing an elitist, anti-Russia, anti-Trump agenda. Mike Whitney explains

Trump’s Missile Fiasco

Did the Pentagon collaborate with Moscow on which targets to hit? Were the strikes a face-saving effort following Trump’s threats against “Animal Assad”?

It's Not a Conspiracy Anymore; Public Belief in 'Deep State' Soars

It’s Not a Conspiracy Anymore; Public Belief in ‘Deep State’ Soars

Survey finds that the majority of Americans now believe that national policy is being “manipulated or directed” by un-elected government and military officials

WW3? the U.S. Threatens to Bomb Syria While Putin Promises to Retaliate

WW3? the U.S. Threatens to Bomb Syria While Putin Promises to Retaliate

According to Col Patrick Lang, Retired senior officer of US Military Intelligence and US Army Special Forces: “This is an August, 1914 moment.”

Washington’s Century-Long War on Russia

The American people need to look beyond the propaganda and try to grasp what’s really going on. Mike Whitney explains

Putin: The Man Who Stopped Washington’s Regime Change Rampage

Putin is not the ghoulish caricature the media makes him out to be nor does he hate America, that’s just more propaganda from the corporate echo-chamber

Did Trump Cut a Deal on the "Collusion" Charge?

Did Trump Cut a Deal on the “Collusion” Charge?

Mueller is not acting in his capacity as Special Counsel, he is acting in his role of deep state hatchet-man whose job is to gather scalps by any means necessary.

The Loser Dems

I worked in the Democratic party. I know that the people at the grassroots level are sincere, writes Mike Whitney. But that’s not true for the party leaders.

Trump’s Sinister Plan to Kill the Iranian “Nukes” Deal

Mike Whitney explains why it’s beginning to look as if Trump’s promise of a “non-interventionist foreign policy” was just another empty campaign slogan

John Brennan’s Police State USA

John Brennan’s Police State USA

It was decided to topple Saddam long-before we heard fake stories about mobile weapons labs and Niger uranium. Doesn’t the same rule apply here?

The Senate Intelligence Committee Finds No Evidence of Russian Hacking or Collusion

After “100 interviews, 250 hours of testimony, and 4000 transcript pages” there’s not the slightest hint of collusion. Why isn’t this front page news? Why haven’t the New York Times or Washington Post run this in their headlines?

Updated battlemap showing U.S.-backed troops nose-to-nose with Russian-backed Coalition forces. Click to enlarge

Washington’s Iron Curtain on the Euphrates

Moscow has already drawn its own conclusions about Washington’s role in General Asapov’s death. There will be retaliation, that much is certain

What the Media Isn’t Telling You About North Korea’s Missile Tests

The North is ready to deal. They want negotiations. They want to put this whole nightmare behind them. But Washington won’t let them