Wayne Madsen

Investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist. A member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Club

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August 19, 2019
Trump Wants to Buy Greenland, But It’s Not for Sale

Ask most Greenlanders what they think about the US and they’ll tell you that it has used their island as a gigantic garbage dump. Trump’s proposal to buy Greenland should be tossed into one of Greenland’s numerous “Made-by-America” garbage heaps.

August 18, 2019
Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence

Two re-emergent states on opposite shores of the Gulf of Aden are attempting to rise above the ashes of genocidal civil wars to establish themselves among the ranks of nations, Wayne Madsen writes.

August 16, 2019
Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started

Today, wars are a fight for survival and the countries that conquer the higher altitude regions with livable climates and natural resources will remain after over-populated coastal areas succumb to oceanic deluges.

August 6, 2019
Politics and Pedophilia: a Demonic Mix

Epstein’s federal trial is scheduled to begin during the summer of 2020, right in the middle of the US presidential campaign. The evidence produced, said to number over a million pages, is bound to affect the outcome of the election. Trump’s one-time close relationship with Epstein may be the reason why so many Republican members of the House of Representatives are jumping ship.

August 3, 2019
A Global Leadership Deficit Quotient

In an age of rapid information exchange and ubiquitous mass media operations and options, the world has never before seen anything approaching the current global leadership deficit.

July 26, 2019
Trump’s Vision for Africa: the 1960s

Although Donald Trump can barely place a single country in Africa, his few utterances on the continent have yielded what can only be described as a nostalgia for the 1960s. It was a decade that saw three white minority-ruled governments ruling in South Africa, Rhodesia, and the South African territory of South-West Africa.

July 22, 2019
A Few Keystrokes Can Eliminate a UN Member State

Although the old-school name plates continue to be used in the 15-member Security Council and other specialized agencies of the world body, for example, the World Health Assembly in Geneva and UNESCO in Paris, a few keystrokes can now eliminate a member of the General Assembly.

July 17, 2019
Diplomatic Security Should Return to Basics

In his diplomatic dispatches to the Foreign Office in London, he correctly summed up the Trump administration as “clumsy and inept.” However, the leak of Darroch’s cables resulted in his resigning his position, an event that further worsened relations between London and Washington.

July 12, 2019
‘Hysterical and Stupid’: Kushner Reveals His Attitude Towards the Palestinians

Kushner can whine all day long about Palestinians being “hysterical.” But no one is more hysterical and hypocritical than Kushner and his Orthodox Jewish cabal that includes the dodgy Chabad movement, Wayne Madsen writes.

July 10, 2019
Nepotism in Government Breeds Stupidity in Governance

Relying solely on the counsel of one’s daughter and son-in-law resulted in Trump displaying for the world his total ignorance of the fundamentals of international relations and geo-politics.