The Times’ recent decision to publish an op-ed by Sen. Tom Cotton calling for the military to quash Black Lives Matter protests highlights a militaristic pipeline to the nation’s paper of record.
Chris Kitze helped get NBC online and pumped out some birther conspiracies and UFO hoo-hah. Then he joined The Epoch Times, one of the loudest voices in the pro-Trump mediasphere.
Qatar’s charm offensive is part of a multi-faceted and strategic influence operation designed to further entangle the U.S. with this autocratic power.
A recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal calling for a more militaristic approach toward China failed to disclose that its authors stand to gain financially from what they’re proposing.
A new report finds that the Trump administration has increased the global nuclear threat through policy failures and mismanagement.
The United States is about to embark on a plan to spend more than $1 trillion on nuclear weapons when the threats we face are climate change, pandemic, and economic upheaval.
Huayi Zhang didn’t just work for top Trump donor Robert Mercer. He bankrolled Trumpist media like his old boss, too.
An obscure law firm’s ties to Trump aside, revoking Chinese sovereign immunity is a bad idea.
United Against Nuclear Iran has named and shamed companies conducting humanitarian trade with Iran, but now a UANI senior advisor says Iran needs help fighting the coronavirus and stopping its spread.
Posen and Walt concurred that the American military presence in the Middle East greatly outmatches the region’s importance, and that it ought to be promptly reduced.
Throughout the coronavirus crisis, Trump has gone from praising China one minute, to attacking China the next. That back and forth happens to mirror the views of some of his wealthiest supporters.
A near-record level of global deployment by U.S. Special Forces last year came amid questions of malfeasance by some of America’s most elite troops.
U.S. military aid to Israel isn’t meant to be used to demolish Palestinian homes.
A power sharing agreement between the Taliban and the Afghan government is going to be extremely difficult and the available evidence indicates that the violence and tension will not end any time soon.
The Trump administration should extend New START and engage China on a parallel track regarding strategic stability and risk reduction measures.
United Against a Nuclear Iran is naming and shaming pharmaceutical companies despite having special licenses to sell medicine to Iran.
There is a growing number of nationalist, anti-government independents in Iran who refuse to affiliate with either reformists or hardliners and the U.S. ‘maximum pressure’ campaign isn’t helping them.
We all know Richard Grenell as a Twitter troll and Trump loyalist, but his work for foreign entities and governments has largely gone unreported.
If Donald Trump is reelected, it’s likely a hardliner akin to former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will become president of Iran in 2021.
“Now more than ever, there is room for a new consensus — one that rejects the warmongering and militarism of the past and looks toward a more hopeful, peaceful world.”
The U.S. commitment to Iraq’s economic development has been underwhelming which has made Iranian trade and investment ties in Iraq appear disproportionately significant.
The Azerbaijani government has offered to host international soccer matches while its neighbor to the south has been deemed too unsafe.
Thanks to a competitive influence racket and a lack of transparency, the real total is likely double that amount.
The New York Times published an op-ed by FDD staffer Richard Goldberg and didn’t bother to tell anyone that FDD paid him a salary while working for Trump’s National Security Council.
Why was the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies paying Richard Goldberg’s salary while he was working for Trump’s National Security Council?
“Globalization worked nicely for some, but left behind tens of millions of Americans, with an unprecedented gap between the rich and the not rich one result.”
Masih Alinejad isn’t just an Iranian journalist and activist. She’s on the U.S. government payroll and works for the increasingly “rabidly pro-Trump” Voice of America.
Twitter recently removed thousands of accounts it attributed to “a significant state-backed information operation on Twitter originating in Saudi Arabia.”
DMFI says it seeks to promote progressive values, but its leaders have in the past attacked and worked to suppress progressive values when it comes to the Israel issue.
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