Was former FBI Director James Comey pulling a Hoover on Trump to keep him in line? asks Ray McGovern.
Alger Hiss and Russia-gate
Jeremy Kuzmarov argues the Cold War case has enduring relevance to American political culture and provides clues to the motives and machinations underlying the new Russophobia.
Michael Isikoff Cuts His Losses at ‘Russian Roulette’
Michael Isikoff, one of the biggest proponents of the Russia-gate story now says that Robert Mueller’s investigation is “not where a lot of people would like it to be,” says Ray McGovern.
Facebook Censorship of Alternative Media ‘Just the Beginning,’ Warns Top Neocon Insider
At a Berlin security conference, hardline neocon Jamie Fly appeared to claim some credit for the recent coordinated purge of alternative media, report Max Blumenthal and Jeb Sprague.
Report Says Russia-gaters Should Go Quietly in the Night
After more than two years of mania about Russia stealing the 2016 election for Trump and demonization of anyone who questioned it, an embarrassing end may soon be near for the Russia-gaters, says Caitlin Johnstone.
AUDIO: Shady Claims by NYT on Russia-gate: Peter B. Collins interviews Gareth Porter
Gareth Porter discusses with radio host Peter B. Collins his Consortium News article exposing exaggerated claims of Russian skulduggery on Facebook in 2016.
The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election
The idea promoted by the NYT’s Shane & Mazzetti that the Russian government seriously threatened to determine the 2016 election does not hold up when the larger social media context is examined more closely, reports Gareth Porter.
CN Radio—Episode 3: Gareth Porter on DHS Deception & Bi-Partisan Fear of Revolt
The DHS deceptively pushed the story that Russia hacked U.S. voter databases; and both Democratic & Republican elites fear popular revolt against their failed polices but refuse to change, as Gareth Porter explains.
Justice Dept Likely to Slow-Walk Declassification
President Trump has ordered Russia-gate data to be declassified but will likely be stonewalled, raising questions about whether Trump is his own man, writes Ray McGovern.
How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
The narrative about Russian cyberattacks on American election infrastructure is a self-interested abuse of power by DHS based on distortion of evidence, writes Gareth Porter.