How The Pentagon Failed To Sell Afghan Government’s Bunk ‘Bountygate’ Story

By Gareth Porter, The Grayzone. -

The New York Times dropped another Russiagate bombshell on June 26 with a sensational front-page story headlined, “Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, [...]

The Latest ‘Russiagate’ Bombshell Took One Week To Be Exposed As Dud

By Moon of Alabama. -

Within just one week the recent attempt to revive 'Russiagate' has failed. It was an embarrassing failure for the media who pushed it. Their 'journalists' fell for obvious nonsense. They let [...]

The Return Of The Anti-Antiwar Left

By James W. Carden, Counterpunch. -

In the writings of Dreyfuss, The New York Times’ Michelle Goldberg, Mother Jones’ David Corn, The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer, New York magazine’s resident dolt Jonathan Chait, and many more [...]

New York Times Deploys Heavy Gun to Back ‘Intel’ on Russian Bounties

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News. -

Intelligence analysts must pay close attention, of course, to provenance. What is this or that source’s record for accuracy, for reliability? What kind of trough might this or that source be [...]

Anti-Russia War Fever Spreads On Capitol Hill

By Patrick Martin, WSWS. -

Groups of congressional Republicans and Democrats have visited the White House over the past two days for briefings on allegations that the Russian military intelligence agency GRU offered [...]

To Keep Russiagate Alive ‘Officials’ Make New Claims Without Evidence

By Moon of Alabama. -

There were allegations about emails that someone exfiltrated from the DNC and provided to Wikileaks. Russia must have done it. The FBI and other intelligence services were all over it. In the end [...]

Serving The Bottomless Kool-Aid: ‘Blame Russia’ Rides Again!

By Dany Sjursen, Antiwar.com. -

Two decades of military stalemate teetering towards outright defeat; a highly corrupt and perceptibly illegitimate imposed "partner" Kabul-cabal that still lacks sufficient GDP to pay its own [...]

How An Internet ‘Persona’ Helped Birth Russiagate

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News. -

Four years ago today, on June 15, 2016, a shadowy Internet persona calling itself “Guccifer 2.0” appeared out of nowhere to claim credit for hacking emails from the Democratic National Committee [...]

More On Mueller’s Forensics-Free Findings

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News. -

At the time of our Memo, it was already clear that Mueller’s findings would be fatally incomplete. We were virtually certain that Mueller’s report would lack the forensic findings that we VIPS [...]

Turn Out The Lights, Russiagate Is Over

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News. -

Seldom mentioned among the motives behind the persistent drumming on alleged Russian interference was an over-arching need to help the Security State hide their tracks. The need for a [...]

The ‘See-No-Evil’ Phase Of Russiagate

By Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News. -

The long, destructive conspiracy theory known as Russiagate, the mother of them all, at last evaporates into thin air. No shred of it remains as of back-to-back disclosures over the past couple [...]

Pushback: Crowdstrike Admits ‘No Evidence’ Russia Stole Emails From DNC Server

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

Crowdstrike, the firm behind the Russian email hacking allegation at the core of Russiagate, makes a bombshell admission: “We did not have concrete evidence.” In newly released Congressional [...]

Pushback: US Elites Use Russiagate Playbook To Blame China And Promote Hostility

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

The US establishment is demonizing China over the COVID-19 crisis with a familiar Russiagate playbook of specious claims, fear-mongering, and deflecting responsibility for homegrown [...]

NSA Whistleblower: ‘Mueller Report Based On Fabricated Evidence’

By Eric Zuesse, Off-Guardian -

BILL BINNEY: I basically have always been saying that all of this Russian hack never happened, but we have some more evidence coming out recently. We haven’t published it yet, but what we have [...]

New Study: “Russian Trolls” Did Not “Sow Discord” – They Influenced No One

By Moon of Alabama -

The Internet Research Agency based in Russia spent a total of $100,000 to promote its own accounts. But only some $45,000 of that was spent before the election. It was 0.000007 cents for every [...]

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