Lee Smith is the author of The Permanent Coup: How Enemies Foreign and Domestic Targeted the American President (2020).
An information warfare campaign tries to flip demoralized portions of the right into supporting Hamas and Obama’s Iran deal
The D.C. blame game is about avoiding responsibility while protecting a policy that is written in blood
It was the first in a series of hugely consequential lies that will shape our country as much as the Middle East
The trail that leads from Tehran to D.C. passes directly through the offices of Robert Malley and the International Crisis Group
The South already lost the Civil War. Why are Trump’s opponents so interested in restarting it?
The downfall of the White House’s favorite Iran whisperer is a mystery wrapped inside a cover-up
Biden’s Justice Department views Trump as a traitor. It views Trump’s supporters the same way.
A China-brokered agreement with Iran shocked and dismayed Washington, whose mercurial policy gyrations are getting harder for the Saudis to understand
If the story of one of the largest security breaches in U.S. history sounds too good to be true, maybe that’s because it is?
U.S. support for demonstrations in Tel Aviv isn’t about the future of Israel’s judiciary. It’s about handcuffing Israel while Iran gets the bomb.
Careless claims that the U.S. blew up the Nord Stream pipelines cover for the real scandals of the Biden administration
A major Biden ally is also a top donor to the National Archives. Could private equity billionaire David Rubenstein hold the key to the White House documents scandal?
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