Tag: russiagate

Russian social media debate: clickbait or information warfare?

What is the Internet Research Agency, and are the claims of a Russian influence campaign against the U.S. well-founded? Aaron Maté and journalist, author Jefferson Morley debate and discuss.

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Trump meddled in Ukraine, and he’s not alone

As Donald Trump appears caught attempting a quid pro quo, Max Blumenthal argues that the Ukrainegate scandal also highlights a web of corruption and meddling inside Ukraine implicating other prominent US figures and institutions.

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Cracks emerge in NATO confrontation of Russia

Stephen F. Cohen argues that cracks are emerging within the NATO-led consensus that has pushed Moscow from the West.

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Outing of CIA’s Kremlin mole echoes Iraq WMD hoax

The outing of a CIA informant inside of the Kremlin raises new questions about the Russia investigation and the intelligence officials behind it.

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Embassy insider exposes CNN lies about Julian Assange

A “bombshell” CNN report claimed to show how Wikileaks founder Julian Assange published stolen Democratic Party emails in 2016 in cooperation with the Russian government from his place of refuge in Ecuador’s London embassy. Ecuadorian diplomat Fidel Narváez — who served in the embassy throughout Assange’s stay — says that CNN’s report was error-ridden and defamatory.

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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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Russiagate skeptics are vindicated, but conspiracy theorists are rewarded (w/ Glenn Greenwald)

Glenn Greenwald on Robert Mueller’s disappearance; how Andrew McCabe has become the latest former U.S. intelligence official to join either CNN and MSNBC; and the absence of accountability for those behind the “moronic, irrational, baseless, conspiracist narrative” of Donald Trump as a Russian asset.

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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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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