Reading Time: 12 minutes Anthony Weiner heads to prison today. Still unaddressed: Was Weiner — with his known weaknesses — targeted as part of a successful effort to derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Democrats need a plan that goes beyond calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment if they want to win back the House of Representatives — or any election.
Reading Time: 2 minutes President Donald Trump has no idea what his new plan to battle opioids will cost. And he’s not likely to appreciate the real price tag.
Reading Time: 1 minute The National Archives just dropped another batch of JFK assassination files, most of which have never been seen before by the public. The majority originate from the CIA, however many appear to be heavily redacted.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Veteran JFK assassination researcher and author Dick Russell explores the drama surrounding President Donald Trump’s delay of the majority of JFK assassination records, and highlights some of the most interesting and revealing documents.
Reading Time: 1 minute The National Archives and Record Administration has revealed the total count of classified JFK assassination records that have yet to be released.
Reading Time: 1 minute Last Thursday brought a long awaited event for JFK researchers: the release of some 30,000-plus previously classified documents related to the assassination. But President Donald Trump delayed the release of over 90% of the documents at the behest of executive branch agencies.To break all of this down, WhoWhatWhy founder and editor-in-chief Russ Baker recently went Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes When President Donald Trump goes to the gutter, his staff is expected to go with him. And they do — even the “adults in the room” such as General John Kelly.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thursday was supposed to be a huge day for JFK assassination researchers. But the expected release of 30,000-plus previously classified documents was blocked once again. Rex Bradford explains what happened.
Reading Time: 18 minutes The assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and particularly its aftermath, was the first in a series of high-profile events that triggered an increased level of distrust of government among Americans. The ripples from that day have now turned into a wave, author David Talbot argues.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The president has decided to delay the release of the full tranche of documents.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The final classified JFK assassination related files are scheduled for release today by the National Archives. So where are they?
Reading Time: 2 minutes A new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service shows that the Trump administration has begun to adopt increasingly lax standards on the sale of arms to countries with dubious commitments to human rights. Regardless of track records on intensifying humanitarian crises, the administration has prioritized increasing the sale of weapons to the region — notably Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes In a lightning advance, Iraqi forces captured the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from Kurdish forces on Monday, sending thousands of civilians fleeing.The fighting between two US-trained and -equipped forces that have been central to the war against the Islamic State was a slap in the face to US foreign policy. US-supplied Iraqi tank knocks over Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Hollywood mogul’s swift fall from grace may signal that men in power may no longer be immune to the legal and financial repercussions of sexual abuse. Whether his widely publicized story triggers a decline in predatory behavior remains to be seen.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Fifteen years ago, the House authorized President George W. Bush to invade Iraq. Will President Donald Trump also “achieve” the power to make war… somewhere in the world?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Puerto Rico needs a “Marshall Plan” to recover from the double devastation of Hurricane Maria and the economic austerity imposed by Congress.
Reading Time: 19 minutes A surprising link between US foreign policy and violence on America’s streets. Philosopher, cultural critic and author Laurie Calhoun explains what US behavior abroad has to do with domestic gun culture.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump demonized dissenting footballers as traitors, revealing a widely held American conviction: patriotism precludes protest, and its symbols are more sacred than its ideals — equal protection under the law, regardless of race, gender and status.
Reading Time: 3 minutes One of President Donald Trump’s associates had some good news yesterday. Felix Sater, the subject of a recent in-depth piece by WhoWhatWhy, had a tax fraud claim against him tossed out of court.Following a brief oral argument, Manhattan state court judge Justice Charles E. Ramos dismissed the $70-million tax fraud claim against Sater.Sater is in Read More