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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren is the author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 Percent.

Policy

The State Department’s woke surrender

The agency defines down who gets to be a diplomat

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The walls close in on the Russiagate perpetrators

Special Counsel Durham has revealed a few more cards

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Stopping the next Hunter Biden laptop cover-up

The only disinformation op in 2020 was run against American voters by their own intelligence community

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Breaking news: Clarence Thomas’s wife has opinions

The January 6 Committee’s gambit to get Ginni Thomas is desperate

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Has Biden lost his mind on Ukraine?

He’s claiming the benefits of a wartime president without most of the war

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

How Hillary Clinton colluded with US intelligence

If you worry about democracy, worry about the fact that she almost became president anyway

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The real Russiagate smoking gun

All these years later, the walls are closing in on Hillary

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The Hunter Biden disinformation campaign

It wasn’t Russian propaganda; it was Democrats and the media trying to hide the truth

By Peter Van Buren

Russia

The problem with that ‘stalled’ Russian convoy

Supposedly it’s run out of gas, but we should beware disinformation in an active war

By Peter Van Buren

Europe

Ukraine and the war for your mind

The conflict on the ground isn’t the only one — there’s plenty of propaganda afoot too

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Russia’s war is not a Trump redux

Trump has nothing to do with Putin, or Ukraine, which have nothing to do with American democracy

By Peter Van Buren

China

No, China isn’t about to invade Taiwan

The idea that Putin’s incursion into Ukraine sends Beijing a signal simply doesn’t hold up

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Connecting the dots between Russiagate and Hillary

Thanks to John Durham, we now know there was a plot against Trump — and it runs deep

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The Clinton campaign’s plot to politically assassinate Trump

There were crimes on a Watergate scale — but they were not committed by the former president

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Why the Trump toilet story stinks

Maggie Haberman says Trump used to flush documents, so let’s analyze her claim like an intel officer

By Peter Van Buren

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