This article was first published Aug. 24, 2021 In defending the botched U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, Biden officials are saying they got bad advice, and that the Intelligence Community's (IC) threat assessments as to how quick collapse could come turned out to be wrong. Advance warnings from diplomats on the ground in Kabul and others […]
Singer songwriter John Ondrasik or “Five for Fighting," was so upset by the way the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was conducted, it moved him to write a new song. Watch my interview with him by clicking the video below. Links to song audio files below. FIVE FOR FIGHTING’S JOHN ONDRASIK DROPS NEW SONG TODAY TITLED […]
question: Do we really learn from our past mistakes or simply work to explain them away and cover them up?
The following is an excerpt, followed by a full transcript, of an investigative report I first published in 2014. Former Deputy Assistant Secretary Ray Maxwell says that when the Accountability Review Board called for Benghazi documents, he witnessed an after-hours operation in the basement of the State Department to "separate" materials that could be embarrassing […]
Sharyl Attkisson's Benghazi reporting, "Benghazi: Dying for Security," was honored with an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in 2013. She also received Emmy nominations in 2013 for "Green Energy Going Red," and received the Outstanding Investigative Emmy award in 2013 for her reporting on "The Business of Congress," which included an undercover investigation into […]
As the disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan continues, Al Arabiya English has posted videos that reportedly shows some of the tragic impact. Watch: A video shows the moment Afghan citizens dropped from an aircraft near #Kabul airport after clinging on to a US Air Force plane in an attempt to flee the country amid the […]
Filed March 31, 2021 PLAINTIFFS’ SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT Plaintiffs, by and through undersigned counsel, submit the following Second Amended Complaint pursuant to Court order. INTRODUCTION 1. This is an action against Defendants Shaun W. Bridges, Ryan White, and Unknown Named Agents 1-50 of the Department of Justice, in their individual capacities, seeking compensatory damages under Bivens […]
The following is a news analysis. With President Trump's departure from the White House, I hoped and wanted to retire my extensive list of "Media Mistakes in the Era of Trump." However, there are lingering after effects. And the Media Mistake I added today (#152) pretty much speaks to how egregious the entire list has […]