Bob Dreyfuss

Contributing Editor

Bob Dreyfuss, a Nation contributing editor, is an independent investigative journalist who specializes in politics and national security.

Michael Hayden

That ‘Deep State’ You Keep Hearing About? It Doesn’t Exist That ‘Deep State’ You Keep Hearing About? It Doesn’t Exist

Former NSA director Michael Hayden is no white knight. But he’s right on this point, which he makes in his new book, The Assault on Intelligence.  

May 11, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Lincoln Chafee

Why Won’t Lincoln Chafee Support Robert Mueller? Why Won’t Lincoln Chafee Support Robert Mueller?

The Democrats, with some GOP support, are backing legislation to protect his investigation—but Chafee says Mueller is “wasting money.”

May 2, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Michael Cohen

What the FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Means for the Russia Investigation What the FBI Raid on Michael Cohen Means for the Russia Investigation

It’s not just about payoffs to a porn star and a Playboy bunny.

Apr 19, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Paul Manafort, Rick Gates

Is Paul Manafort the Colluder in Chief? Is Paul Manafort the Colluder in Chief?

New filings by special counsel Mueller suggest Manafort had ties to Russian military intelligence in 2016.

Apr 9, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Robert Mueller

If Trump Fires Mueller, He Just Might Get Away With It If Trump Fires Mueller, He Just Might Get Away With It

The country has become increasingly polarized on Russiagate—and Republicans have more to fear from their Trump-supporting base than from Democratic challengers.

Mar 29, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Bannon France Visit

Is Steve Bannon Trump’s Link to Putin and the European Far Right? Is Steve Bannon Trump’s Link to Putin and the European Far Right?

The ultra-right populism of the president’s former top adviser is in sync with Euro-Russian reaction.

Mar 19, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Trump Moscow 1996

Does Russia Have Leverage Over Trump? Does Russia Have Leverage Over Trump?

An interview with Diana Pilipenko on Moscow’s potential kompromat.

Mar 2, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Russia Troll Farm

Will Mueller Indict Russians Over the DNC Hacking Next? Will Mueller Indict Russians Over the DNC Hacking Next?

Dutch evidence could help the special counsel target the Cozy Bear hackers.

Feb 21, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Robert Mueller

The Russiagate Intelligence Wars: What We Do and Don’t Know The Russiagate Intelligence Wars: What We Do and Don’t Know

The Carter Page saga, and the battle over the dueling GOP and Democratic memos, is only one chapter in the investigation.

Feb 16, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

Donald Trump

Trump’s All-Out Attack on the Rule of Law Trump’s All-Out Attack on the Rule of Law

Accusing the FBI and DOJ of partisanship and conspiracies, the president is setting the stage for a constitutional crisis.

Feb 1, 2018 / Bob Dreyfuss

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