In a recent WhoWhatWhy podcast, journalist Sarah Kendzior noted that one of the issues this election has revealed is the growing distrust of institutions, such as the FBI. For new readers, here is a small sampling of our stories on the FBI. They show there is much to be distrustful about.
Debate about how the buildings at Ground Zero came down is common. So what about a real debate? We’re game!
In this hour-long interview, WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker digs deep into the shadowy systemic elements that prevent true democracy.
Russ Baker discusses the release of the infamous ‘“28 pages” that link high-ranking Saudi officials to the 9/11 attacks. But instead of answering all questions, the redacted document raises more.
Our first report from Istanbul
Congress finally released the so-called “28 pages” on Saudi ties to the hijackers that were withheld from the congressional 9/11 report. But there’s other, even more damning evidence, and it is directly linked to the Saudi leadership. We published it back in 2011. Here it is again.
With a military coup unfolding in Turkey, it’s useful to read this piece we published back in May — noting the possibility of a coup and providing context.
At a secret meeting at Harvard last month, 150 scientists discussed what it would take to create a synthetic human genome — a key step in a controversial initiative.
Most humans will not experience the full effects of climate change for some time. But higher sea levels are already forcing the inhabitants of tiny Pacific islands from their homes.
100 years ago, a French and a British diplomat changed the fate of the Middle East — and the world — when they struck a secret agreement on how to split up the region.
Turkey’s strongman has been shedding friends and picking up enemies at a rapid rate. But will his increasingly frantic efforts to suppress dissent keep the lid on?