Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 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?
Reading Time: 14 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 1 minute 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?
Reading Time: 15 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 26 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 8 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 26 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Religious language and iconography, coupled with gender and identity politics may be the clearest lens through which to view what happened in this election.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many younger voters are turned off by Donald Trump — and that is very bad news for a GOP struggling to appeal to them.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The media propelled Donald Trump to the head of the GOP ticket and made buckets of cash in the process. But now the press is turning on Trump.
Reading Time: 10 minutes A little-known rule passed by the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 prevents psychiatrists from expressing their opinions about the mental health of our candidates.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump’s run for president has included rhetoric about immigration and Muslims that riles up latent fears of minorities. But for many supporters, those fears aren’t latent — they’re out in the open.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The Republican National Convention comes to Cleveland next week, and with demostrators coming from across the country to both protest and support Donald Trump, things could get ugly.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A WhoWhatWhy analysis of Trump rallies shows a pronounced lack of diversity and provides further evidence that the presumptive GOP nominee has a steep hill to climb to attract minority voters.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Donald Trump finally unveiled his team of foreign policy experts — and it is lacking in…experts.