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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May 15, 2019
Trump: Extortionist-in-Chief

The world is growing increasingly tired of Trump bullying others to the point that the international order has frayed at the seams.

May 8, 2019
Trump’s Encircling of Venezuela: A Fool’s Errand

For Bolton, Abrams, and the CIA to have chosen May 1 – the international holiday of socialist and labor solidarity – to launch a coup against the Bolivarian socialist government of Venezuela was truly an insane decision.

May 3, 2019
Joe Biden Is America’s ‘Der Alte’

Biden’s age is an asset for the former vice president amid a field of younger candidates who lack the “gravitas” to take on the mercurial and bombastic Trump, Wayne Madsen writes.

April 30, 2019
Tectonic Shift in North Africa Puts Washington in Passenger’s Seat

The Trump administration is clearly a spectator to the rapidly unfolding changes in North Africa. The winds of change across the Sahel and Maghreb regions are also beginning to be felt further south in sub-Saharan Africa.

April 26, 2019
Clash of Civilizations 2.0 Sponsored by Prince and Bannon

Bannon, Prince, and other far-rightists are now attempting to impose on their followers and fellow-travelers the same sort of “groupthink” Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels applied to Germany.

April 21, 2019
Trump’s Attempt to Weaponize NSA Against His Enemies

Not since the Nixon administration has a US president flagrantly attempted to use the NSA to involve itself in a domestic law enforcement matter in pursuit of an Oval Office cover-up.

April 17, 2019
Bannon’s International Neo-Nazi ‘Movement’

Bannon cannot have it both ways. If Soros, Bannon’s nemesis, has been guilty of violating the Logan and Neutrality Acts, so, too, has Bannon.

April 11, 2019
The Dis-United Arab Emirates

With the palace rivalries among the emirates of the UAE and the monarchies in the GCC, the region is prone to outside provocateurs and influence-peddlers, Wayne Madsen writes.

April 7, 2019
Trump’s Tropical Trauma

The Trump administration has only accomplished one thing in fishing in the Caribbean for regime change allies: it has managed to drive a wedge between the member states of CARICOM.

April 4, 2019
Bienvenidos PROSUR: a Return to Fascist Oligarchies in South America

Trump and his team of neocons will now concentrate their efforts on overthrowing Maduro and subjecting his last remaining allies to regime change operations, Wayne Madsen writes.