Tag: Russia

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell hits Russiagate rock bottom

Aaron Maté slams MSNBC’s latest Russiagate dud, exposing how Lawrence O’Donnell’s embarrassing retraction is part of a pattern of bogus conspiracy theories that push the limits of political self-satire.

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Does scathing Comey report preview a Russiagate reckoning?

A scathing DOJ report rebukes former FBI director Jim Comey for leaks about the Trump-Russia investigation. Scholar and author Stephen F. Cohen says that Comey and other intelligence officials weaponized their authority, and should be held to account.

Guest: Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus at New York University and Princeton University. His latest book is “War with Russia: From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate.

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40 rebuttals to the media’s smears of Julian Assange – by someone who was actually there

A former diplomat who worked in the Ecuadorian embassy while Julian Assange lived there in asylum debunks 40 of CNN’s smears against the WikiLeaks publisher.

By Fidel Narváez

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How Obama helped Trump escalate nuclear tensions with Russia

The Trump administration has dangerously withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). MIT professor emeritus Ted Postol explains how escalatory moves by the Obama White House paved the way.

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Trump worsens threat of nuclear catastrophe with Russia

MIT professor Ted Postol warns that Trump’s withdrawal from the INF treaty threatens nuclear ‘catastrophe.’

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What do we know about Russia’s alleged influence campaign?

What have US intelligence officials proven to date about their claims of a sweeping Russian interference effort and Russian government outreach to the Trump campaign?

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Mueller time is over, Russia-hate is here to stay

Stephen F. Cohen says that while Robert Mueller has closed up shop, dangerous U.S. fear-mongering about Russia remains.

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‘We are the vaccine against unilateralism’: Non-Aligned Movement gathers in Venezuela to resist dictatorship of dollar

The Grayzone reports from the 2019 Non-Aligned Movement, where delegates from over 120 nations offered a crucial endorsement of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and strategized on countering US financial hegemony

By Anya Parampil

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Mueller hearing is another Russiagate dud

Aaron Maté recaps Robert Mueller’s Congressional appearance, which delivered no new bombshells; more unhinged Russia-baiting; and only more doubts about the Russia investigation and the Democrats that promoted it.

Aaron Maté’s questions for Mueller

On the eve of the Robert Mueller hearings, Aaron Maté shares his top questions for the now former Special Counsel and savior figure.