Norman Lear writes to WhoWhatWhy — and asks a great question, one we had not thought of before.
The first of a three-part series exploring Iran-Contra and its implications. Part 1 focuses on the Reagan Administration’s secret wars and illegal arms deals exposed in the scandal.
In this final excerpt, Peter Dale Scott focuses on CIA drug ties into Latin America and shows that, by working with the drug underworld, the national security state also ends up harming….national security.
With Donald Trump taking office in two weeks and Congress controlled by a GOP majority with a record of dismissing science, this alarming essay from Peter Dale Scott on the War on Science is more important now than ever before.
Newly released FBI documents reveal a previously unacknowledged investigation into the 9/11 network which calls into question official 9/11 Commission conclusions.
CIA attempts to deceive the public are being thwarted, thanks to the Internet, the Freedom of Information Act, Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and intrepid journalists like Jason Leopold (a “FOIA terrorist”).
An introduction to what lies beneath the relationship between the CIA and the press — a vast underworld of covert pressure, seduction, and deception aimed at controlling media coverage of the most vital national security issues. Fake news is not new.
The suspect in the Berlin truck attack on a Christmas market left behind ID papers. And was previously known to authorities. This seems to be part of a pattern.
Trump famously claimed that he would “drain the swamp.” Yet some long standing swamp residents, such as the Bush Clan, don’t plan on being removed from their natural habitat.
Part 3. Castro focuses on the smoldering rage Cuban exiles felt because of President Kennedy’s unforgivable desire for a peaceful co-existence with Cuba.
Part 2. Castro talks about the initial reactions in the US to the assassination, and how reactionary forces took advantage of the event to unleash a state of anti-Soviet and anti-Cuban hysteria.
Part 1: Castro describes the ultra-right wing, imperialist forces he believed were behind the Kennedy assassination.
Obamacare has faced some bad news recently. Major carriers pulled out and, just yesterday, big premium hikes were announced. But, if history is any guide, the carriers will soon return to the table. Here is an inside look why.
According to officials, two EgyptAir security guards who happened upon the NY/NJ bomber’s pressure-cooker bomb took the luggage it was hidden in, but had no idea they were looking at an IED. Really?
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton exulted — literally laughed — over the violent death of the Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi. Now, on the fifth anniversary of his death, with Libya a tragedy of major proportions, what can we learn?
The last few weeks in the life of a man who endured physical and psychological torture until he killed himself. But what really happened was covered up, and so were the reasons for the cover-up.
The FBI can’t seem to get its story straight about its prior relationship with the New York and New Jersey bomber — same thing with one of the Boston bombers. What could possibly be the reason for these garbled explanations?
WhoWhatWhy founder Russ Baker talks about what unseen influences shape a presidency; about John F. Kennedy, about Saudis and 9/11 and about how we can finally achieve a real democracy.
Congress quickly overturned President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation that allows the victims of the attacks of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia.
No matter who wins the 2016 election, no matter what campaign promises they make, neither one is likely to fulfill those promises. Neither one will be in charge, not really. Why not? See what Obama faced, as shown by WhoWhatWhy in 2010.