Russiagate

Novichok being Rebooted More Often than Spiderman - Spy Culture

As the Amesbury poisoning drama enters its third act we have been given an entirely new set of claims regarding Novichok, which directly contradict the previous claims.

Ambassador, with this Novichok Bullshit You Are Really Spoiling Us… - Spy Culture

With the Russian World Cup proving to be one of the most entertaining, unpredictable and violence-free tournaments in recent memory the British government has been asking what it can do to disrupt the event.

Porkins Policy Radio End of Year Special - Spy Culture

Pearse invited me onto PPR to talk 2017: the highs, the lows, the overrated, the underrated, and Trump.  We discuss our favourite film and TV of the year, the most overblown news stories, the most important news that didn&

Russ Baker Talks Media Manipulation, Russiagate, and More

WhoWhatWhy founder and editor-in-chief Russ Baker recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Tom Haugh and Kathy Dervin from “Stocks and Jocks” on 670AM radio in Chicago.Baker talks about why the mainstream media is so unwilling to dig deeper, and how the American public has been subtly conditioned not to question orthodoxies or to seek deeper truths about society’s ills.

Russ Baker Breaks Down Russiagate, JFK Records and More

WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker recently sat down for a conversation with Pat Thurston, the popular talk host from KGO 810, a major San Francisco-based radio station. Front and center in the discussion is an exploration and update on Russiagate: why do the president, his family, associates, and business empire have so many troubling connections to Russian money, oligarchs, and organized crime? What do these ties mean, and what could the three ongoing government investigations discover?

Spotlight on Michael Cohen — Trump’s Mysterious Lawyer with Deep Ukraine Ties

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn … all members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle — past and present — have been scrutinized by the media, and their various Russia ties are being investigated by the press and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. One figure, however, managed to fly largely under the radar until very recently: Michael Cohen, Trump’s former right-hand man and in-house attorney.

Russ Baker on Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen: Consigliere or Stooge?

In the original “Godfather” movie, Tom Hagen, the consigliere to the Corleone family, responds to a movie executive who has never heard of his law practice by saying “I have a special practice. I handle one client.” Vito Corleone reminds Hagen early on that “a lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.”In many ways Michael Cohen has served that role for Donald Trump. An undistinguished lawyer, his Russian and Ukrainian links from the earliest days of his career make him the perfect lawyer for Trump.

Spotlight on Michael Cohen — Trump’s Mysterious Lawyer with Ukraine Ties

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn … all members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle — past and present — have been scrutinized by the media, and their various Russia ties are being investigated by the press and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team. One figure, however, managed to fly largely under the radar until very recently: Michael Cohen, Trump’s former right-hand man and in-house attorney.Cohen, who came out of nowhere to occupy a prominent spot in Trump’s orbit, has his own unique links to Russia and Ukraine.

Russ Baker Talks Russiagate, the Media, and Much More

In this extensive interview on , host Ricky Varandas and WhoWhatWhy founder, editor-in-chief and investigative journalist Russ Baker discuss a wide range of pressing topics on the forefront of the public’s mind.They also happen to be topics that WhoWhatWhy has been covering for some time from a forensic angle, including election integrity, the mainstream media and disinformation, and the powerful interests behind US forei

WWW Analysis: Trump’s Even More Desperate Reason for Comey Firing

Trump’s firing of James Comey yesterday proves that even those who carry water for the president are not safe. Trump is in greater peril, it seems, by the hour. And in response, the long knives are out for anyone who is less than 100 percent dependable. He needs unquestioned loyalists around him — especially in the office that could send almost anyone to prison. After all, Trump and his cronies are investigable for so very many things, from questionable business dealings and conflicts of interest to tax matters to allegedly colluding with the Russian government.