WhoWhatWhy Staff

Sergei Magnitsky

Dead Russian Whistleblower’s Lawyer Takes the Fall … Four Stories, in Fact

For whatever reason, it is certainly a perilous time to oppose the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.Another “unfortunate accident” has befallen someone with potentially damaging information on the Kremlin, this time a lawyer for the family of the late whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.Nikolai Gorokhov, 53, was set to represent Magnitsky’s mother last Wednesday in a Read More

Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Is a Dirty Deal for America

President Donald Trump has reversed Barack Obama’s decision on Keystone XL and given a green light to the construction of the controversial pipeline. The project would accomplish very little of what Trump promised but can cause a lot of problems.

Wikileaks, CIA, Vault 7

WikiLeaks: Agenda Compromised or Stronger Than Ever?

Love him or hate him, Julian Assange has a way of keeping himself at the top of the newsreel these days.The latest trove of documents revealed via Assange’s infamous WikiLeaks platform is the first of a multi-part series known as “Vault 7.” Mysteriously teased in February, Vault 7 reveals a variety of details on the Read More

Donald Trump, Twitter, Tweets

A Trump Treasury of Tweets

President Donald Trump has made Twitter his favorite means of communication. The medium allows him to bypass the press and get out his message unfiltered. Here are some examples of how he used 140 characters at a time to shape policy since the election.

Bab Al-Hawa border crossing

Bad Week for Turkey’s Syria Policy Continues

Twitter and other social media were briefly blocked on Friday morning in Turkey as the government in Ankara sought to suppress a gruesome Islamic State (IS) video that appeared to show the extremists burn alive two captured Turkish soldiers. That and the news that at least 16 more Turkish soldiers were killed in a failed, Read More

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