Entries by Jim White

On July 2016 Panel, George Papadopoulos Used Same Cover Organization as Joseph Mifsud

When George Papadopoulos appeared, along with several elected Republicans, on a panel for the American Jewish Committee in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention, he used a cover identity that is associated with one of the organizations also affiliated with Joseph Mifsud. Papadopoulos did not appear to claim association with the Trump campaign during the appearance.

When Does a Random Taxi Driver Become a Lawful Combatant?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post questioning the Obama Administration’s logic in killing the leader of the Afghan Taliban in a drone strike in Pakistan. It turns out that the Defense Department also employed some very suspect reasoning surrounding the drone strike. On June 1 (apologies for the delay, but as most […]

Snickers Bars and Fudged ISIS Intelligence

Yesterday, Shane Harris and Nancy Youssef informed us that there is now a second allegation of manipulation of intelligence on ISIS: U.S. military analysts told the nation’s top intelligence official that their reports on ISIS were skewed and manipulated by their bosses, The Daily Beast has learned. The result: an overly optimistic account of the […]

Afghanistan Quagmire Update: Now With Even More Failure

Just before the election this fall, the US war in Afghanistan will pass its fifteenth birthday, making it old enough to obtain a driving learner’s permit in most states. Despite the fact that the Taliban government fell after only eight days of the war, the US has inexplicably stayed in the country, ostensibly maintaining peace, […]

The Circumstantial Case for Flint River Water and Hot Water Tanks Leading to Flint’s Legionnaires’ Oubreak

Although the progressive community has been aware, for more than a year, of the water quality crisis in Flint that was created when the state-appointed emergency manager switched Flint from Detroit’s water system to a supply from the nearby Flint River, national attention is only now starting to focus on it. Today’s New York Times […]

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