Covert Ops

Former President Donald Trump waves from the steps of Air Force One

The Surprisingly Durable Myth of Donald Trump, Anti-Imperialist The Surprisingly Durable Myth of Donald Trump, Anti-Imperialist

The Establishment focus on personal scandals helps cover up the former president’s reckless belligerence.

Apr 17, 2023 / Jeet Heer

The Trump Campaign’s Collusion With Israel

The Trump Campaign’s Collusion With Israel The Trump Campaign’s Collusion With Israel

While US media fixated on Russian interference in the 2016 election, an Israeli secret agent's campaign to influence the outcome went unreported.

Mar 23, 2023 / Feature / James Bamford

Texas Governor John Connally appears to be deep in thought

Reagan, Trump, and the Price of Presidential Impunity Reagan, Trump, and the Price of Presidential Impunity

New evidence of 1980 election shenanigans has implications for the debate on prosecuting Trump.

Mar 20, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Dora Maria Tellez

Dora Maria Téllez Is Free at Last—and Able to Speak Freely! Dora Maria Téllez Is Free at Last—and Able to Speak Freely!

The legendary figure from Nicaragua's Sandinista revolution in an exclusive interview following her release from prison and arrival as an exile in the US.

Mar 2, 2023 / Linda Mannheim and Mike Lanchin

Carlos Berger's memorial

Chile’s Battle for Memory: A Report From the Latest Front Chile’s Battle for Memory: A Report From the Latest Front

The fight over a memorial to my friend Carlos Berger and other victims of the Caravan of Death reveals that there are still many in Chile who resist the lessons of our country’s tr...

Feb 22, 2023 / Ariel Dorfman

Threat inflation: the Chinese balloon floats over Billings, Mont., on Wednesday, February 1.

Raving Balloonatics Take Over Washington Raving Balloonatics Take Over Washington

"Mr. President, we must not allow…a balloon gap!"

Feb 6, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Salvadore Allende addressing UN

Salvador Allende Still Speaks to Us Today Salvador Allende Still Speaks to Us Today

Chilean President Gabriel Boric and Spanish Prime Minster Pedro Sanchez both find themselves besieged by a virulent resurgence of the same right-wing movements that demolished demo...

Dec 2, 2022 / Ariel Dorfman

MI5’s War Against British Intellectuals and Artists

MI5’s War Against British Intellectuals and Artists MI5’s War Against British Intellectuals and Artists

The British Security Service’s futile record of harassment and surveillance.

Oct 18, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Richard J. Evans

Embarrassed by Military Failures, Putin Takes Revenge on Ukraine’s Civilians

Embarrassed by Military Failures, Putin Takes Revenge on Ukraine’s Civilians Embarrassed by Military Failures, Putin Takes Revenge on Ukraine’s Civilians

Report from a city under attack.

Oct 11, 2022 / Leif Reigstad

Supporters of former US president Donald Trump drive around the Paul G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla.

The Trump Judges Are Officially Running the Show The Trump Judges Are Officially Running the Show

The rulings by Judge Aileen Cannon on Trump’s behalf in the classified documents case aren’t just one-off legal absurdities—they’re examples of decisions to come. 

Sep 19, 2022 / Editorial / Elie Mystal for The Nation

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