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Trump and Russia
Trump and Russia news and analysis from The Nation
September 8, 2017
Who Is Felix Sater, and Why Is Donald Trump So Afraid of Him?
This mob-linked operator and ex-con could be the key to the Russiagate investigation.
September 6, 2017
Does Putin Really Want to ‘Destabilize the West’?
Just as there is no forensic evidence of a Kremlin “attack on our democracy” in 2016, there is no political logic for Putin’s alleged motives.
Stephen F. Cohen
September 5, 2017
You won’t like him when he’s angry...
September 1, 2017
A Leak or a Hack? A Forum on the VIPS Memo
A letter from dissenting members of VIPS, a reply from VIPS, and the results of our independent review.
August 25, 2017
Seth Rich, Conspiracy Theorists, and Russiagate ‘Truthers’
The murder of a DNC staffer has been shamelessly manipulated by Fox News, WikiLeaks—and possibly the White House.
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August 24, 2017
Steve Bannon’s Exit: All Power to Jared Kushner?
Amy Wilentz on the boy wonder, John Nichols on Trump after Bannon, and Joshua Holland on Russia and democracy.
Start Making Sense
August 15, 2017
Frank Rich: Wallowing in Watergate
Will the Trump presidency end like Nixon’s?
August 14, 2017
Could Paul Manafort Bring Down the Whole Trump Family?
He sits atop a massive tangle of ties to Russia, pro-Russian Ukrainians, and shady New York real-estate deals.
August 14, 2017
Trump Messes with the Russia Investigation at His Own Peril
Whatever tricks Trump may use to remove Robert Mueller, they will not automatically shield him from accountability.
August 10, 2017
Why Trump Is Beating the War Drum—and How It Could Lead to Disaster
It’s sure to win favor among hawks of both parties, while distracting the media and public from his domestic woes—but foreign powers are not backing down.
Michael T. Klare