The German banking colossus is back in the news, after German authorities raided its offices Thursday morning as part of a money laundering investigation. We’ve already been looking closely at this bank and its strange relations to Trump, Russia, oligarchs, and more — here’s what we’ve found.
Something changed on Election Day, and no, I am not talking about the Dems taking the House. What changed is that now President Donald Trump not only feels he’s under attack but, for the first time, he really is. Now, before you rejoice about that, understand how a man like Trump reacts when under attack. Read More
Former US Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, who was cast into the spotlight when his name came up during the Helsinki meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, shares deep insights into Russia and its president — in ways that go beyond the current noise.
There is lots of speculation about what President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will talk about when they meet one-on-one next week. We have a pretty good idea.
Trump’s decision to spare immigrant families the pain and trauma of separation is an insincere, opportunistic method of keeping intact a morally indefensible policy.
Iranian and Israeli forces exchanged airstrikes just a day after the US pulled out of the 2015 multinational nuclear agreement. Could a full-blown war be stopped without US involvement?
In November, WhoWhatWhy alerted its readers to the fact that President Donald Trump is continuing the Obama administration’s drone war while suppressing important information on the drone strikes conducted this year.While that is bad enough, things are actually much worse.The number of drone strikes in Somalia and Yemen has soared as Trump appears to have Read More
President Donald Trump commemorated the 16th anniversary of America’s longest and costliest war by deploying an additional 3500 troops — a $1 billion annual investment to prolong US involvement in Afghanistan.
Furthering our mission to expose the story behind today’s headlines, we explore the background of President Donald Trump’s friend and fellow billionaire Erik Prince.
The US was founded upon ideals of liberty and equality. However, theory and practice often differed greatly and the notion of white supremacy has very much been part of the United States since its inception. It has taken over 240 years of blood, sweat and tears to approximate true equality. And that travail continues today.
Some US presidents are tested as soon as they take the oath of office. Donald Trump, and by extension the US, has been lucky in that there have been no major events so far in his first term. But what will happen when the first real crisis occurs? Can the president and a chaotic White House staffed with novices handle it?
Why and how has Russia become our enemy, even while we do business with so many governments worse than Russia and despots worse than Putin? These are questions posed by this week’s podcast guest.
Who is Chris Wray, the former Assistant Attorney General, who was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee this week and is one Senate vote away from replacing James Comey as director of the FBI?
In this installment, we begin to see the treachery of John Dean, and the chilling machinations of Skull and Bonesmen Poppy Bush and Richard A. Moore, whose bony fingers seem to be into everything.
By turning his announcement of the decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement into a spectacle, President Donald Trump needlessly (further) irked the countries that think climate change is real — i.e. all of them other than Syria.
A couple months after our blockbuster investigation of Donald Trump’s shady Russia connections, the Dutch TV show Zembla aired a special on the topic. To stay up to date on Trump’s dubious associates, watch the documentary and re-read our exclusive.
Figuring out the exact nature of Russia’s influence over America’s president requires more disclosure than the US government has been willing to offer. It’s time to come clean.
The FBI cannot tell us what we need to know about Trump’s contacts with Russia. Why? Because doing so would jeopardize a long-running, ultra-sensitive operation targeting mobsters tied to Putin — and to Trump. But the Feds’ stonewalling risks something far more dangerous: Failing to resolve a crisis of trust in America’s president. WhoWhatWhy provides the details of a two-month investigation in this 6,500-word exposé.
Religious language and iconography, coupled with gender and identity politics may be the clearest lens through which to view what happened in this election.
At least 23 journalists who dared to challenge Vladimir Putin were murdered since he rose to power. Putin’s big fan Donald Trump verbally assaults journalists every day. And Hillary Clinton has her own ways of dealing with a skeptical press.