Ken Silverstein

Ken Silverstein is a Washington, DC–based investigative reporter.

Saudis and Americans: Friends in Need Saudis and Americans: Friends in Need

They've got oil; we've got arms. How convenient for everyone.

Nov 15, 2001 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Selling the Afghan War Selling the Afghan War

With the air and ground war in Afghanistan apparently bogged down, the Pentagon is trying to alter the balance of forces on the propaganda front.

Nov 7, 2001 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Letters Letters

...AND APPLE PIE Ravello, Italy Katha Pollitt's heart-wrenching "Happy Mother's Day" was, of course, a treat ["Subject to Debate," May 28]. But the crystalli...

Jun 7, 2001 / Letters / Alexander Cockburn, Gore Vidal, Ken Silverstein, Susan Sontag, Gila Svirsky, Tarek Milleron, Matthew Runci, Holly Burkhalter, and Nathaniel A. Raymond

Diamonds of Death Diamonds of Death

A tough bill is falling victim to the power of warlords and corporations. Meanwhile, diamond sales pay for wars that are killing thousands in Africa.

Apr 5, 2001 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Mangler-in-Chief Mangler-in-Chief

Last month, the Boston Globe broke the amazing news that President George W. Bush is rapidly becoming the Pericles of modern politics.

Mar 13, 2001 / Editorial / Ken Silverstein

Gore’s Oil Money Gore’s Oil Money

Research assistance was provided by the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.

May 3, 2000 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Ford and the Führer Ford and the Führer

Research assistance provided by the Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute.

Jan 6, 2000 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Insider Enrichment Insider Enrichment

When the Clinton Administration privatized the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) last year, critics warned that the new company would seek to back out of a historic but...

Nov 25, 1999 / Editorial / Ken Silverstein and Ian Urbina

The Man From ONA The Man From ONA

Seventy-eight-year-old Andrew Marshall runs the Office of Net Assessment from a small office on the third floor of the Pentagon.

Oct 7, 1999 / Feature / Ken Silverstein

Millions for Viagra, Pennies for Diseases of the Poor Millions for Viagra, Pennies for Diseases of the Poor

Almost three times as many people, most of them in tropical countries of the Third World, die of preventable, curable diseases as die of AIDS.

Jul 1, 1999 / Feature / Ken Silverstein