NO CORPUS DELICTI
Saudi Butcher Stole Page From Crew That Ran Hell’s Kitchen
THE LONG MARCH
Here’s How the Migrant Caravan ‘Crisis’ Really Began
Putin’s ‘Chef’ Accused of Ordering Attacks on Opponents
A former security aide to Yevgeny Prigozhin, who was indicted by Robert Mueller’s team in February, claims the oligarch ordered the killing of an opposition blogger.
OLD WINE, NEW JAR
Bowing to Saudis Is an American Tradition That Dates to FDR
After Yalta, FDR went to Egypt to meet with King Ibn Saud to persuade him to accept a homeland for the Jews. It did not go to plan.
RACE TO THE BOTTOM
Trump Signals Start of a New Nuclear Arms Race
With the INF Treaty on the scrap heap, there’s no legal or political framework for limiting the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the arsenals of world’s leading atomic powers.
In the Crimea School Massacre, Terrifying Echoes of the Past
From the infamous apartment bombings of 1999 to the theater siege in 2002 and the Beslan school slaughter in 2004, Russians have learned not to trust “official version” of events.
‘PUTIN OF THE DESERT’
The Real Reasons Khashoggi Was ‘Wanted, Dead or Alive’
His death is key to understanding the political forces that helped turn the Middle East from a region of hope seven years ago to one of brutal repression and slaughter today.
Khashoggi's Death Is an Eerie Reminder of a Soviet Killing
Seventy years ago, the Soviets silenced a Czech critic and defied the US with unmatched boldness. The episode chillingly foreshadows the way the Saudis stonewalled.
‘We Don’t Know If Trump Has the Backbone’ to Punish Saudis
The kingdom admits Jamal Khashoggi has been dead all along, raising the pressure on the Trump administration to punish ‘their man,’ Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.