Tag: Justin Elliott
Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer: Claim of “Attacks Thwarted” by NSA Spreads Despite Lack of EvidenceOctober 2013
The oft-cited number is 54, but there’s no evidence that it is accurate.
What we still don’t know about the agency’s internet surveillance.
Amid the outrage, the big picture of social welfare nonprofits is easily forgotten.
A getaway with Hensarling, whose committee oversees Wall Street and its regulators, is an invaluable opportunity for industry lobbyists.
Obama’s energy pick has a wealth of business connections.
Can groups advocate for peace and justice while accepting money from authoritarian governments?
The mortgage-lender backed nonprofit styles itself as a “social welfare” group but funds attack ads and redistricting initiatives.
Four years, four reversals on dark money.
As Bahrain’s government stifles dissent, the US supplies them with military hardware.
Dubious sources lead to a vast overestimation of Iran’s intelligence agency.
Micah Zenko talks about the uncertain motives underlying US drone policy.
Several pro-Russian op-eds are revealed to actually have been written by a PR firm employed by the Russian government.
Justin Elliott: Watergate Journalist Carl Bernstein Spoke at Event Supporting Iranian ‘Terrorist’ GroupSeptember 2012
Bernstein was paid $12,000 for remarks in which he challenged the State Department to show evidence the Mujahadin-e Khalq should still be designated a terrorist organization.
The Bahrain American Council says it doesn’t have any lobbyists on its staff. But it sure is close to them.