Reading Time: 15 minutes Journalist David Talbot talks about a new effort, joined by the Kennedy and King families as well as many others, to have Congress reopen assassination probes.
Reading Time: 23 minutes On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of more than 60 prominent American citizens is calling upon Congress to reopen the investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Senator Robert F. Kennedy.
Reading Time: 43 minutes It’s been 55 years since JFK was gunned down in Dallas. Russ Baker and two other well-respected researchers discuss what they’ve learned since then — and what remains in the shadows.
Reading Time: 10 minutes One year after the release of thousands of JFK assassination documents, we can be fairly certain they don’t contain a smoking gun. However, many of these historical records are like small puzzle pieces that allow us to better understand the big picture.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A newly unredacted document sheds new light on CIA assassination operations planned by what was known as “The Health Alteration Committee.”
Reading Time: 4 minutes April 14, 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Even a century and a half later, there are questionable aspects of his death that mirror unresolved questions in much more modern assassinations. What is the government hiding?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Tens of thousands of documents related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy remain locked up and classified at the National Archives. Now, more than 50 years after the President’s tragic death, one activist is trying a new approach to prying them loose.
Reading Time: 1 minute This year is the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death. His life—and the story behind his death—are as relevant as ever. This documentary explores theories about the assassination—and is full of surprises.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know Caesar was the bad guy and Brutus the good one? Justifying a stab in the back, preferably of the metaphorical sort.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Plenty of new “JFK assassination” material coming down the pike for you avid consumers. Too bad it’s mostly garbage. When exactly did courage and truth-seeking go out of fashion?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Trust in the US national security apparatus is so low that its claims of an “Iran Terror Plot” is generating chortles. And with good reason.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On February 15, President Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom, the United States’ highest award, to a group of people which includes former president George H.W. Bush. Having spent five years researching the elder Bush and discovering a staggering array of secrets to the man’s life—none of them favorable, I was curious why Obama gave Bush the medal.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The New York Times comes out with a strong editorial, calling for an investigation into Bush administration security abuses, now that it is clear that the practices were not necessary to protect the national interest. We’ve known for years that the Bush administration ignored and broke the law repeatedly in the name of national security. Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes An official story is forming about the secret program that the C.I.A. hid from Congress: the agency planned to organize assassination squads to target Al Qaeda terrorists around the world, according to a lead article in today’s New York Times. Although this account has gained widespread acceptance, there’s reason to be skeptical. As I noted Read More