Lee Smith is the author of The Permanent Coup: How Enemies Foreign and Domestic Targeted the American President (2020).
The answer begins with Russiagate
What this week’s stunning World Cup upset in Qatar tells us about the state of play in the Middle East
Trump’s ‘stash of nuclear secrets’ is this summer’s Kremlin collusion conspiracy. But the latest chapter of Russiagate may end with a bang.
How a country’s political corruption, institutional decay, and moral decline can be summed up in one sad family saga
The administration’s willing dependence on the Kremlin for its Iran policy sealed Ukraine’s fate
Iran’s attempts to avenge the killing of Qassem Soleimani are another inconvenient truth for the Biden administration’s nuclear negotiators
The president and his people try to seal a new Iran deal by hanging their appeasement of Putin on Israel
By tying itself to a reckless and dangerous America, the Ukrainians made a blunder that client states will study for years to come
Joe and Hunter Biden’s seedy involvements in Ukraine may have given the Russian leader all the ‘kompromat’ he needs to keep America at bay
America’s Nixonian press corps takes a page from the Watergate playbook to try and cover up its active role in the criminal Russiagate hoax
Intelligence community influencers like Bruce Hoffman want to scare American Jews into thinking that 75 million Trump voters are domestic terrorists who are targeting you
The latest effort to censor information damaging to Democrats and the oligarchs they serve masquerades as concern for teenage girls
Afghanistan belongs to the Taliban now, but the Washington elite still has Palestine as an object of its active fantasy life. Naftali Bennett would be wise to stick to the reality principle.
Twenty years, $2 trillion, and the most powerful army in the world were no match for the one thing the Taliban has—and that current American leadership has lost
Insurrectionists, white supremacists, and domestic Muslim terrorists are all the same people—us
The new Democratic Party of oligarchs and technocrats enforces its orthodoxies upon blue state clients through broken windows and beatings, administered by party militias like antifa and BLM
The Associated Press claims it never knowingly shared a building with Hamas in Gaza. Its own correspondents—and former Obama administration officials—know better.
The CIA’s case for Palestinian statehood was based on analysis. Then the analysts turned out to be wrong.
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