WikiLeaks, Sputnik, and the Story of a (Perhaps) Russian Information Operation

Donald Trump repeated accusations from Russian state media that misrepresented a WikiLeaks email.

Best Defense

How should the USMC have responded to Sarah Silverman’s boot camp tweets?

I like “Task & Purpose,” but I thought an article it ran about how the Marine Corps could have had a little fun with Silverman’s concern about hazing in boot camp was off base.


What Is Going on with this Flagship Hong Kong Newspaper?

First a strange interview. Then its Chinese-language operations went dark.


The Islamic Republic’s War on Women

The election of Hassan Rouhani gave new momentum to Iran’s devout Muslim feminists — but the mullahs aren’t having it.


North Korea Rolls Out Its Own Authoritarian-Style Netflix

North Korea has a new video streaming service for viewers to surf TV channels or re-watch documentaries about the country's leaders.

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A stunning profile of Ben Rhodes, the asshole who is the president’s foreign policy guru

Best Defense is in summer reruns. Here is an item that originally ran on May 6, 2016.

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