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Age of Obama
Barack Obama's presidency

Bush End Game
George W. Bush's presidency since 2007

Bush - Second Term
George W. Bush's presidency from 2005-06

Bush - First Term
George W. Bush's presidency, 2000-04

Who Is Bob Gates?
The secret world of Defense Secretary Gates

2004 Campaign
Bush Bests Kerry

Behind Colin Powell's Legend
Gauging Powell's reputation.

The 2000 Campaign
Recounting the controversial campaign.

Media Crisis
Is the national media a danger to democracy?

The Clinton Scandals
Behind President Clinton's impeachment.

Nazi Echo
Pinochet & Other Characters.

The Dark Side of Rev. Moon
Rev. Sun Myung Moon and American politics.

Contra Crack
Contra drug stories uncovered

Lost History
America's tainted historical record

The October Surprise "X-Files"
The 1980 election scandal exposed.

From free trade to the Kosovo crisis.

Other Investigative Stories



In Case You Missed These Stories

February 25, 2010

Editor’s Note: Because we've been publishing so many stories, some readers say they miss some that fly by. So, each month, we'll point out some special stories from the previous month.

Here is a selection from January 2010, focusing on President Obama's first year, U.S. democracy's decline and the disaster in Haiti:

"Ellsberg on Vanunu's Re-Arrest," by Daniel Ellsberg, protesting Israel's suppression of a whistleblower. (January 4, 2010)

"Afghan 'Dirty War' Escalates" by Douglas Valentine, warning of trends in Afghanistan. (January 4, 2010)

"Endless Double Standards on Cuba" by Willian Blum, noting Washington's moral duplicity toward Cuba. (January 7, 2010)

"Answering Helen Thomas on Why” by Ray McGovern, explaining the motives behind terror attacks. (January 8, 2010)

"Hard Lessons from Decades Past" by Robert Parry, assessing what recent history should have taught. (January 9, 2010)

"Do Republicans Deserve a Reward?" by Robert Parry, describing the political rationale for GOP obstructionism. (January 11, 2010)

"Haiti and America's Historic Debt," by Robert Parry, looking back how Haiti shaped American history. (January 13, 2010)

"Lessons from America's Lost Decade" by Robert Parry, examining the no-growth decade under George W. Bush. (January 15, 2010)

"What Bush Did to Haiti" by David Swanson, describing how President Bush ousted Haiti's elected president. (January 18, 2010)

"Hardball and America's Dumbed-Down Politics" by Robert Parry, reflecting on Chris Matthews's off-point observations. (January 19, 2010)

"'How Obama Lost His Way'" by Robert Parry, taking note of what went wrong in the President's troubled first year. (January 20, 2010)

"Massachusetts' Message of Stupid" by Robert Parry, diciphering the strange Senate election of Scott Brown. (January 21, 2010)

"US Democracy's End of the Road," by Robert Parry, assessing the impact of a Supreme Court ruling. (January 23, 2010)

"First, Fire All the Financial Failures" by Mark Ames, objecting to Obama's retention of culprits in the financial collapse. (January 24, 2010)

"Shiite Power Play Threatens Iraq Quiet" by Ivan Eland, warning of a dangerous move against the Sunnis. (January 26, 2010)

"The Supreme Court's Partisanship” by Robert Parry, tracking how the U.S. Supreme Court became a Republican tool. (January 26, 2010)

"Obama Ignores Key Afghan Warning” by Ray McGovern, describing how the President tuned out an embassy cable. (January 27, 2010)

"What's Wrong with US Intel Agencies" by Melvin A. Goodman, explaining the recent mistakes by U.S. intelligence. (January 27, 2010)

"Remembering Howard Zinn'" by Daniel Ellsberg, reflecting on the contributions of a historian who spoke for the people. (January 29, 2010)

"America's Sorry History with Haiti" by Lisa Pease, recounting how and why the United States punished its neighbor to the south. (January 30, 2010)

"Yoo, Bybee Get Pass on Torture Memo" by Jason Leopold, reporting on how the Justice Department took a dive. (January 31, 2010)

"Howard Zinn and Other Heroes" by William Loren Katz, describing the contributions of three historians of the people. (January 31, 2010)

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