Shadow Government

A Disappointing, Depressing Debate

Neither of the candidates said much that was new.

Shadow Government

The World Was Watching Monday’s Debate, but the Candidates Had Little to Say About the Rest of the World

Neither candidate committed a major new foreign policy gaffe — just, alas, a bunch of old familiar ones — but the debate did not offer much insight.


Conspiracy Theorists Think Hillary Clinton Has a Body Double. She’s Not Alone.

Does Hillary Clinton have a body double? Well, did Saddam Hussein? What about Joseph Stalin?

Shadow Government

Do Retired Military Endorsements Boost Support for Candidates — or Just Reduce Support for the Military?

The solicitation of retired officers to tout one candidate over another has real costs.


Why Donald Trump’s Endorsement by 88 Generals Is So Dangerous

It’s not because Trump is a unique risk to U.S. national security (he is, though). It’s because when officers start playing politics, it undermines the independence of and trust in our military.

The Cable

New Evidence Strengthens Guccifer 2.0’s Russian Connections

Researchers poke yet another hole in Moscow's disinformation campaign.

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