Barry Lando

BARRY LANDO is a former producer for 60 Minutes. He is the author of  “Deep Strike” a novel about Russian hacking, rogue CIA agents, and a new American president. He can be reached at: or through his website.

Poppy Lit the Fire: Bush and Iraq

Trump’s Enablers: Appalling Parallels

The Long, Ugly History of American Antisemitism

Those Secret Putin-Trump Talks

Trump in Warsaw

It’s the Robots, Stupid: the Fundamental Issue None of the Candidates Want to Talk About

What the Hell is France to Do?

Shocked by Trump? Churchill Wanted to “Collar Them All”

The New Terrorism: From Paris to Orlando

Orlando: Asymmetric Warfare in the Age of Isis

Welcome to the Machine World: the Perfect Technological Storm

Perilous Unknowns: the Mental Health of Presidential Candidates

Shocked by Trump? Churchill Wanted to “Collar Them All”

From Paris to Mali: the Nightmare Continues

After Paris, a Peace Prize for Putin?

France is on the Verge of … What?

Bibi Netanyahu Falsifies History–Once Again

Syria: Obama’s Bay of Pigs?

Standing at the Bar of History: Could the i-Phone Really Have Prevented the Holocaust?

Iran and the Automatons

Gulf War II a Bush Disaster? So was Gulf War I

The Israeli Elephant in the US Congress

How Opulent Arabs are Fueling the Syrian Hell

Netanyahu: the King of Chutzpah

TV News in the Age of the Super Anchor

Fractured France

Torture With Impunity

If Gaza’s Dead Were America’s Dead

The American Legacy in Iraq

The 60 Minutes Benghazi Disaster

When a US President Tried to Muzzle 60 Minutes About Iran

Israel’s Invisible Nukes, the Latest Chapter

Egyptian Military: a State Within a State

Obama and the Yes-You-Can Terrorists

The Boston Marathon Bombing, Drones and the Meaning of Cowardice

France and Mali: Hollande’s Bush Moment

France: From Gloire to Desespoir

The Brave New World of Online Education

Hijacking History

Drone War Tolls

Breaking Mali

France’s Mali Debacle

France’s Tragic Path in Mali

Two Generals, Two Sirens, One War Gone Bad…

The Israeli / Saudi Nexus

Are the Saudis Bankrolling Israel’s Mossad?

A US / Israeli Defense Treaty?

The Schism in France

Mercenary Opportunities

Afghanistan: as US Exits, China Surges