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Dark Shadows: Iran-Contra, Secret Wars & Covert Operations, Part 2

By 01/25/2017

Undeclared US wars fought against phantom or created enemies for profit; illegal and covert CIA interference in foreign countries — these familiar echos find their antecedents in a long and bloody history, going back to Iran-Contra, further back to Vietnam, and further back still. Will history repeat itself again?

BOSTON UPDATE: Another Tsarnaev Friend Arrested, Another Government Leak

By 08/07/2014

Stephen Silva, a friend of accused Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, pleaded not guilty to federal drug and gun charges. Publicly, the authorities say his arrest has nothing to do with the Boston Marathon bombing. So why are anonymous law enforcement sources saying Silva had the pistol Tsarnaev and his brother used to murder a police officer and shoot at others?

Tsarnaev Family Besieged by Media, Angry Bostonians

By 04/29/2015

Tensions are running high with members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s family now in the Boston area for the sentencing phase of his trial. Their hotel was besieged with cancellations and complaints–and bombing victims expressed outrage that the defense paid for the trip out of their taxpayer-funded budget. But this one is not a simple matter of wasteful spending, and the family is worth a closer look.

The Boston Bombing Trial Begins: Jan. 5, 2015

By 01/05/2015

NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy The Boston Bombing Trial Starts, But Answers Aren’t on the Docket by Russ Baker The trial of accused Boston Marathon Bombing co-conspirator Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is starting, but answers about what really happened aren’t likely to be on the docket. Our Boston Marathon Bombing Trial News Feed by The WhoWhatWhy Team Stay […]

Boston Globe Freaks Over Jeb’s Accidental Deep Politics

By 01/14/2016

Here’s a slightly complex one with a very simple message: The Boston Globe just ran an item implicitly questioning the judgment of a Super PAC supporting Jeb Bush. The basis? The PAC ran an ad featuring Ben Swann, a newscaster who has doubts about the official Boston Marathon Bombing story. The Globe has no beef […]

Here’s What the Boston Bombing Trial Judge Thinks a Good Juror Looks Like

By 02/10/2015

Once again, the judge in the Boston Marathon Bombing trial is insisting that there will be no problem seating an impartial jury in the city traumatized by the attack. His latest motion denying the defense’s request to move the trial holds up one juror as a shining example of fair-mindedness. Andy Thibault looks at some of the juror’s statements which didn’t make it into the judge’s ruling.

BOSTON WRONGED: Hollywood Twists Boston

By 02/12/2015

Hollywood has never let the truth get in the way of a good story. One cop’s tale about Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture is a sterling example. Joanne Potter points out the plot holes.

Why WhoWhatWhy’s Boston Marathon Bombing Coverage Is Important

By 03/17/2015

Traditional news outlets have all but abdicated their duty to ask the hard questions. Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen is a case in point – he’s on a first-name basis with the police involved in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture. Klaus Marre looks at what’s missing from the mainstream press at Tsarnaev’s trial.