Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Cockburn is the Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine.  An Irishman, he has covered national security topics in this country for many years.  In addition to publishing numerous books, he co-produced the 1997 feature film The Peacemaker and the 2009 documentary on the financial crisis American Casino.  His latest book is Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins (Henry Holt).

Ernie Fitzgerald: the Man Who Waged Bureaucratic Warfare on the Pentagon

Questions for the Electors on Russian Hacking

Agencies of Fear

Admiral Fabuloso: Hillary, Syria and the Destructive Career of James G. Stavridis

Assassination as Policy in Washington and How It Failed: 1990-2015

Why Obama’s Hopes of Decapitating the Islamic State Won’t Work

Remember, Kill Chain

The Follies of a Target-Obsessed Government

Why Sanctions Don’t Work

The Big Winner in the Budget Deal

The Martyrdom of Lehman Brothers

Living (and Dying) Under Drones

Why Milošević Yielded

Why Jamie Dimon’s $2 Billion Gambling Loss Will NOT Speed Financial Reform

Pentagon as Lying Machine

The Demise of the Lincoln Derivatives Amendment

The Plot to Oust America’s Nuclear Watchdog

Assassination Blowback

Banks on the Brink


Pentagon Ecstatic Over New Chinese "Threat"

Why Summers Goes and Geithner Stays

Worth It?

Why We Should Keep the Fed Away From the Consumer: the Hurt Incident

The Prospects for Real Financial Reform Remain Remote