Mike Whitney

MIKE WHITNEY lives in Washington state. He is a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion (AK Press). Hopeless is also available in a Kindle edition. He can be reached at fergiewhitney@msn.com.

Did Trump Cut a Deal on the “Collusion” Charge?

The Obnoxious Pence Shows Why Korea Must End US Occupation

If There’s a War in Korea, Blame Trump

Turkish Invasion Pits Neocons Against Traditional Imperialists

Washington Widens the War in Syria by Provoking Turkey

Trump’s Plan B for Syria: Occupation and Intimidation

Trump’s Sinister Plan to Kill the Iranian “Nukes” Deal

Oprah for President, Really?

Will Trump Use “Human Rights” to Kill the Iran Nukes Deal?

Jill Stein in the Crosshairs: the Russia Investigation Shifts to Clinton’s Political Rivals

Petty, Backstabbing by Washington Sinks Russia’s Olympic Dreams

Why the Democrats Will Run Michelle Obama in 2020

Tom Friedman’s Paean to a Saudi Tyrant Ignites NYT Comments-Storm

ISIS Last Stand; End Times for the Caliphate

Brennan and Clapper: Elder Statesmen or Serial Fabricators?

Is Hillary Just the “Fall Guy” for the Intel Agencies and their Moneybag Bosses?

“Anthem Protestors” Should Stop Mucking Around and Make Their Demands

John Brennan’s Police State USA

Cowboy’s Boss Draws a Line in Sand: “Stand for Anthem or Else”

Where’s the Beef? The Senate Intel Committee and Russia

Washington’s Iron Curtain on the Euphrates          

Uncle Sam vs. Russia in Eastern Syria: the Nightmare Scenario   

Rohrabacher vs. The Machine 

Starve Them to Death: Wall Street Journal’s Solution to North Korea

The Russian Hacking Story Continues to Unravel

Why Trump Won’t Start a War With North Korea

What the Media isn’t Telling You About North Korea’s Missile Tests

Why Can’t Wheeler-Dealer Trump Cut a Deal with North Korea?  

Did Hillary Scapegoat Russia to Save Her Campaign?

Putin Tries to Avoid a Wider War With the US

The Syrian Nightmare: No End in Sight

Comey’s Lies of Omission

Trump, Brennan and the Intel Community’s Iron Wall of Secrecy

Rosenstein and Mueller: the Regime Change Tag-Team

Seth Rich, Craig Murray and the Sinister Stewards of the National Security State 

The Russian Hacking Fiasco

Is North Korea a Diversion for a US-Jordan Invasion of Syria?

Putin’s New World Order

Is Mad Dog Planning to Invade East Syria?    

The U.S. Pushed North Korea to Build Nukes: Yes or No?

The Problem is Washington, Not North Korea

Syria: Where the Rubber Meets the Road 

The Impending Clash Between the U.S. and Russia

Trump’s War Whoop: a Gulf of Tonkin Moment?

“FBI’s Comey, not Russia, Tilted the Election Toward Trump:”  Interview with Dennis Kucinich  

The Russia Hacking Fiasco: No Evidence Required       

Ending Syria’s Nightmare will Take Pressure From Below 

Will Washington Risk WW3 to Block an Emerging EU-Russia Superstate

Yellen’s Effed up Attack on Working People, Sad

Trump’s Infrastructure Boondoggle