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Michael Flynn news and analysis from The Nation
February 14, 2017
What Did President Trump Know and When Did He Know It?
Michael Flynn is out, but until there’s an investigation by Congress, we’re at the mercy of intelligence leaks for the story.
February 13, 2017
Donald Trump Is Selling Access to the ‘Winter White House’ for $200,000
Sensitive national-security operations are being conducted in plain view of Mar-a-Lago club members and guests.
February 6, 2017
The Advisers Inside Trump’s White House Want to Make War Everywhere
If only they could agree on where to begin.
January 25, 2017
Incessant Kremlin-Baiting of President Trump Is a Threat to US National Security
Allegations that the president is a “puppet of Putin” could prevent him from making decisions in America’s best interests.
Stephen F. Cohen
December 20, 2016
Trump’s Cabinet Is a Coup Waiting to Happen
The president-elect’s main advisers are a clique of “warrior-generals” who may spell the end of the democratic experiment.
William J. Astore
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December 15, 2016
Chris Hayes: How We Got From Obama to Trump
Plus: Joan Walsh on fighting Trump’s nominees, and Andrew Bacevich on Trump’s generals.
Start Making Sense
December 14, 2016
Trump’s Foreign-Policy Appointees Are Set to Provoke War With Iran
Their extremism in military and intelligence affairs is unprecedented in recent US history.
November 18, 2016
The Real Reason to Worry About Gen. Michael Flynn
It’s not his alleged ties to Russia so much as his plan to wage global war for global peace.
November 18, 2016
One of Trump’s Top Military Advisers Played a Key Role in the Disastrous Iraq Occupation
Retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg has also been an executive at two of the nation’s most notorious intelligence contractors.
September 18, 2013
How the US War in Afghanistan Fueled the Taliban Insurgency
Gen. Stanley McChrystal himself put it best: “Because of civilian casualties, I think we have just about eroded our credibility here.”