By Robert Parry / Consortium NewsMay 24, 2017
Information from President Obama's intelligence chiefs raises new doubts about a Jan. 6 report and its allegation that Russia "hacked" the 2016 election. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 16, 2014
Jon Stewart takes us through the new sanctions against Iran that many in our dysfunctional Congress are considering. He also interviews former Defense Secretary Robert Gates about his new book "Duty." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 11, 2014
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says America's approach to foreign affairs is too militarized, evidenced by its two most recent wars; American viewers can hardly recognize news anchors anymore; meanwhile, people still believe Greek art was white, despite proof of its once garish colors. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 11, 2014
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists ask: With only 74,000 jobs created last month, who or what is to blame? Also, has New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie solved his Bridge-gate troubles or is his image permanently tarnished? Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 10, 2014
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: According to former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the president didn't buy into his own strategy. Also, what's up with Dennis Rodman? Saving public art. And we remember Amiri Baraka. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Dilip Hiro, TomDisaptchApr 3, 2013
Washington has vociferously denounced Afghan corruption as a major obstacle to the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. But none of the relevant documents refer to the single most relevant fact: that the fraud and misconduct originates in Washington itself. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 8, 2011
Robert Gates, who left his role as defense secretary this summer, has drawn criticism from members of the military establishment for allegedly lacking long-term vision, allowing military leaders to usurp civilian control and inadequately briefing and preparing the president for war. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 22, 2011
Essayist, Yale English professor and TomDispatch contributor David Bromwich takes a careful accounting of the "sacked" and "saved" members of the Obama administration in an attempt to reveal the similarities between his presidency and George W. Bush's. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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