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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

September 26, 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 August 2010, focusing on the American Right's political resurgence, the collapsing October Surprise cover-up and developments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:

"Washington's Ethical Double Standard," by Robert Parry, putting the cases against Maxine Waters and Charlie Rangel in context. (August 2, 2010)

"Palin, Summers and the Crisis of Kitsch" by Phil Rockstroh, observing the different threats to a politics of sanity. (August 4, 2010)

"George Shultz's Counterfeit Coin" by Robert Parry, challenging a fawning bio on PBS. (August 4, 2010)

"Accusation of October Surprise Lying” by Robert Parry, responding to a complaint from attorney Larry Barcella. (August 5, 2010)

"October Surprise Cover-up Unravels" by Robert Parry, revealing new revelations about an old scandal. (August 6, 2010)

"Reflections on the Ninth of August" by Gary G. Kohls, noting a dark anniversary for Christian crimes. (August 8, 2010)

"Manning, Khadr: Cases of Conscience" by Lawrence Davidson, comparing the plights of two young men. (August 11, 2010)

"Don't Try These GOP Alibis at Home" by Robert Parry, observing the absurdity of key October Surprise alibis. (August 12, 2010)

"A Neocon Preps US for War with Iran" by Ray McGovern, dissecting a propaganda piece in The Atlantic. (August 12, 2010)

"How Truth Can Save Lives," by Ray McGovern, explaining how disclosure of secrets can shorten wars. (August 15, 2010)

"Mosque Furor Endangers US Lives" by Robert Parry, pointing out how anti-Muslim bigotry gets American soldiers killed. (August 18, 2010)

"The Tea Partiers' Historical Fictions" by Jada Thacker, exploding some treasured revolutionary-era myths. (August 18, 2010)

"Spinning the US Failure in Iraql" by Robert Parry, challenging the nonsense about a US victory in Iraq. (August 20, 2010)

"Christian Nationalism's War with Islam" by Howard Bess, warning how intolerance can wreak havoc. (August 24, 2010)

"Hawks Box In Obama on Afghan War" by Ray McGovern, explaining how the President let himself get trapped. (August 26, 2010)

"What Obama Won't Say Tonight" by Ray McGovern, questioning how complete the President's Iraq War speech would be. (August 31, 2010)

"Beck and American Know-Nothings” by Michael Winship, putting Glenn Beck in historical context. (August 31, 2010)

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