Bob Muellers Investigation Is Largerand Further AlongThan You Think

February 10, 2018

President Trump claimed in a tweet over the weekend that the controversial Nunes memo “totally vindicates” him, clearing him of the cloud of the Russia investigation that has hung over his administration for a year now. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, if anything, the Mueller investigation appears to have been picking up steam in the past three weeks—and homing in on a series of targets. Last…


The Dark Side of Americas Rise to Oil Superpower

January 29, 2018

The last time U.S. drillers pumped 10 million barrels of crude a day, Richard Nixon was in the White House. The first oil crisis hadn’t yet scared Americans into buying Toyotas, and Featured in , Jan. 29, 2018. Illustration: 731 For one, the influence of one of the most powerful forces of the past half-century, the modern petrostate, would be diminished. No longer would “America First” diplomats need to tiptoe…


Robert Mueller May Indict Paul Manafort Again

December 29, 2017

From its inception, two things about special counsel Robert Muellers investigation were clear: first, the White Houses biggest concern was that Mueller would follow the money; and second, Mueller is following the money. Its been seven months since Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ordered Bob Mueller to take over the FBIs counterintelligence probe into possible links between the Kremlin and people associated with the Trump campaign. Trumps lawyers have long…