Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal on the Silicon Valley-DC Internet Police

August 11, 2018
Prof. As’ad Abukhalil on the dangerous game that both Hamas and Israel are playing. Hamas succeeded in challenging the power relations, but the lives of two million Palestinians in Gaza are put at risk in the process

New US Sanctions on Russia and Iran Raise Tensions, May Backfire

August 10, 2018

The US has imposed a new round of sanctions on Russia over the Skripal poisoning in Britain, despite the absence to date of evidence. This follows the reimposition of Iran sanctions following Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The sanctions will further bleed the targeted countries, but could they backfire? We speak to journalist…

US Gov’t Regime Change Machine Exacerbates Nicaragua’s Violent Protests

June 23, 2018

As Nicaragua’s leftist government faces a violent right-wing insurgency, journalist Max Blumenthal discusses with TRNN’s Ben Norton how the regime change machinery bankrolled by the US government’s National Endowment for Democracy boasted of “laying the groundwork for insurrection” against President Daniel Ortega

Israel Kills 52 Syrian/Iraqi Anti-ISIS Fighters, as US Takes Aim at Iran

June 20, 2018

An air attack in eastern Syria killed 52 Syrian and Iraqi government-backed forces who were fighting ISIS. They blamed the US, but it said Israel is responsible. Max Blumenthal says this is part of a larger campaign to destabilize and fragment Syria and weaken its ally Iran

Jerusalem Move Caters to Trump's Base of Bigots

Trump’s Jerusalem Move Caters to Religious Extremists

May 16, 2018

The opening ceremony of the US Embassy in Jerusalem featured billionaire Sheldon Adelson and prominent far-right evangelical Christian leaders John Hagee and Robert Jeffress. Journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen discuss the alliance between Trump, Netanyahu, and far-right extremists in both the US and Israel

Will Russiagate Help the Israel Lobby Censor Al Jazeera?

March 7, 2018

As Qatar faces pressure to suppress an Al Jazeera report on the Israel lobby, Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah discuss how the climate of censorship and fear around Russiagate has empowered those long attacking Palestinian rights

Can Trump’s Neocons Exploit Russiagate? (2/2)

February 20, 2018

However much Russiagate may annoy Trump personally, administration officials like H.R. McMaster are seizing on it to advance a militarist agenda at home and abroad. Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss

Why is a Russian Troll Farm Being Compared to 9/11?

February 20, 2018

Robert Mueller’s charges against 13 Russians and their troll farm for “information warfare” against the U.S. has prompted comparisons to Pearl Harbor and 9/11. Max Blumenthal breaks down the indictment and the overblown reaction

Max Blumenthal: US is Arming Neo-Nazis in Ukraine

February 5, 2018

Max Blumenthal reports that the US has provided military assistance to the Azov Battalion, known as a bastion of neo-Nazism within the Ukrainian armed forces. He also discusses US and Israeli ties to the far-right government in Poland, where neo-Nazism is on the rise