Stephen F. Cohen, Russiagate Frenzy Threatens to End Superpower Diplomacy

Russiagate Frenzy “Threatens to End Superpower Diplomacy” — Interviews Available [on Twitter] STEPHEN F. COHEN, sfc1@nyu.edu, and via Caitlin Graf, caitlin@thenation.com Cohen is professor emeritus at New York University and Princeton University.   He is author of the just-released book War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine to Trump and Russiagate. He just wrote “Anti-Trump Frenzy Threatens to End Superpower Diplomacy” for The Nation:”Why the frenzy now? Perhaps because Russiagate promoters in high places are concerned that special counsel Robert Mueller will not produce the hoped-for ‘bombshell’ to end Trump’s presidency. Certainly, New York Times columnist David Leonhardt…

Paul Craig Roberts: There is No Case Against Julian Assange so Lies take the place of Evidence

Paul Craig Roberts Julian Assange is not guilty of any crime. But Washington is going to convict him anyway. Documents are being fabricated to show that Assange met inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London with Paul Manafort and some Russians. The logs of all visits to the Embassy have been released and show no such meetings. This latest fabrication was dumped on the public by the Guardian, formerly a leftwing newspaper but today a MI6 asset. Luke Harding who was leaked the fake documents is either extremely gullible or himself…

Challenge to Brad Friedman on Sandy Hook and Kavanaugh Nomination

  Jim Fetzer Imagine my surprise when I received the Brad Blog for today, discussing Susan Collins decision to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, where Brad was describing this and the Gorsuch seats as “including one blatantly stolen seat and two men accused of sexual misconduct and/or assault”. Since I have thought he was a smart guy in the past, I decided to write to him in response to his blog as follows:     My confidence in you has been severely shaken by your indefensible position on the Kavanaugh…