Reading Time: < 1 minute A legal decision issued by the Government Accountability Office on Thursday found that President Donald Trump’s White House acted illegally when it withheld aid to Ukraine. The finding comes at the onset of Trump’s impeachment trial and deals a blow to his defense that keeping the military assistance from Ukraine was an appropriate policy tool.
Reading Time: 6 minutes For a moment, the assassination of Qassem Soleimani raised fears of a new wave of violence in Lebanon. Now, the people of this war-torn country are back to fighting corruption.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s not clear how it is that video cameras were on hand to capture Wednesday’s 6 AM downing of the Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran. Does that suggest it wasn’t the accident officials claim it was?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The rest of the world is bewildered by President Donald Trump’s decision to escalate tensions with Iran. Nothing we are seeing in the international press bodes well for the US.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Fear is growing among Hong Kong’s protesters that China’s totalitarian crackdown in the western province of Xinjiang is a dark warning of things to come.
Reading Time: 4 minutes As Donald Trump became only the third US president to be impeached, the implications of the House action for the 2020 election are being studied globally.
Reading Time: 9 minutes President Donald Trump’s attempted quid pro quo isn’t the first by a corrupt Republican president eager to discredit a likely Democratic opponent.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A growing number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have said the Electoral College is undemocratic and needs to be replaced. But, with what?
Reading Time: 3 minutes As the process to impeach President Donald Trump accelerated, WhoWhatWhy surveys global opinion.
Reading Time: 3 minutes As usual, WhoWhatWhy was on the case early. We’re proud of our record on being ahead of the curve!