Posts Tagged ‘thinktank’

‘NYT’ often cites thinktank on Iran without saying it was founded to promote Israel’s image

The New York Times and other media frequently quote experts from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and identify FDD as a hawkish thinktank. But they fail to say what the FDD told the IRS: it was founded to promote Israel’s image in the United States, the investigative journalist Eli Clifton says. He characterized the […]

After Tanden’s thinktank got millions from UAE, it went easy on Yemen slaughter and MBS

Neera Tanden’s nomination for a post in Joe Biden’s Cabinet is in trouble — and part of her problem is the financial ties between the liberal think tank she ran and the United Arab Emirates, the undemocratic Gulf oil sheikdom.  Tanden has headed the influential Center for American Progress for the past 9 years. The […]

Dershowitz approves Clinton’s ‘muscular foreign policy,’ and Sen. Warren is a ‘surprising Israel hawk’

Hillary Clinton is gaining the support of the neoconservative establishment. Alan Dershowitz is for her “muscular foreign policy.” Robert Kagan is holding a fundraiser for her. Jennifer Rubin tells other neocons to get on board now so that Clinton can end the Obama chill to the Jewish state. Alas, even Elizabeth Warren is caught up […]

Lawyers for Clinton aide block questioning on IT specialist who set up server

Lawyers for senior Hillary Clinton aide Cheryl Mills, during a nearly five-hour deposition last week in Washington, repeatedly objected to questions about IT specialist Bryan Pagliano’s role in setting up the former secretary of state’s private server. According to a transcript of the deposition with watchdog group Judicial Watch released on Tuesday, […]

America’s Friends Without Benefits

Everyone navigating the complexities of life today is aware, at least on some level, that modern existence – the global situation – is truly headed towards a “convergence of catastrophes.” Yet it’s clear that many of these catastrophes we’re headed for stem from unnecessary complexities, brought about by unnecessary alliances. On this point, the smart set seems […]

46,471: Drug Overdoses Killed More Americans Than Car Crashes or Guns

In 2013, the most recent year for which data is available, 46,471 people in the United States died from drug overdoses, and more than half of those deaths were caused by prescription painkillers and heroin. That compares with the 35,369 who died in motor vehicle crashes and 33,636 who died from firearms, as […]

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