Could Russia Be Behind the Wikileaks Dump of CIA documents?

Three Things to Know A trove of stolen CIA documents released by Wikileaks this week included a catalogue of malware developed by other countries, including Russia, that...

The Story Behind Trump’s Claim that Obama Tapped His Phone

NOTE: An earlier version of this story stated that a FISA warrant was received by the FBI. There is conflicting reporting on this point. The...

What You Need to Know About Jeff Sessions’ Recusal

Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the ongoing investigation into supposed links between Trump campaign staffers and Russian intelligence officers and officials....

The Oscar Speech We Want to Hear (but probably won’t)

Increasingly political awards show speeches could benefit from a little understanding. Here's the speech we wish we'd hear at the Oscars tonight. We're not holding...

re: The President’s Debt Tweet

For the classes I teach at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business I make my students write policy memos to a friend or family member as...

Trump’s War on the Media Enters a New Phase

Many Americans who pay any attention to politics have probably wondered, "What the heck is a gaggle?" since White House Spokesman Sean Spicer on...

The Year That Truth Died

Among the most striking developments of 2016 was the extent to which politics came to be defined less by which policies we advocate, but...
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NASA Discovers Seven New Earths

Look up this evening towards the constellation Aquarius and you may be looking at another Earth -- seven of them in fact. NASA announced...

Donald Trump’s Big, Beautiful War on the Media

When President Donald Trump took to Twitter to declare the media the "enemy of the American people" on Friday, the whole of elite opinion gasped...

Trump and Russia: Smoke, Mirrors and Fire

Listening to the partisan debate over President Donald Trump's White House and Russia, one of two things must be be true. Either, as Trump supporters...