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Eli Clifton

Eli Clifton

Eli Clifton reports on money in politics and US foreign policy. He previously reported for the American Independent New Network, ThinkProgress, and Inter Press Service.

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New Revelations on UAE Interference in US Politics

A new report suggests the Gulf State's influence over American politics has now risen to the level of a national security challenge.

Eli Clifton ·


AIPAC's New Political Strategy: Spend Millions on Elections Without Mentioning Israel

The lobbying org's first foray into electoral politics has been marked by spending GOP megadonor dollars on Democratic primaries. Why?

Eli Clifton ·


Move Over Weapons Makers, Facebooks Wants Its War Profits Too

A Big Tech and arms makers coalition is hyping the threat from Russia and China to stave off government regulation, and more.

Eli Clifton ·


Where to Crack Down on Russia Oligarchs? Try South Dakota

Tax havens are often associated with sleepy Caribbean backwaters, but increasingly the US, led by investor-friendly financial secrecy laws in states like South Dakota and Delaware, has emerged as a global center for hiding illicit wealth.

Eli Clifton ·


Defense Contractor CEOs Applaud Deteriorating Global Security

With candor you don't hear in official circles, top arms contractors say recent violence and tension works in their shareholders' favor.

Eli Clifton ·


Cory Booker’s Foreign Policy Echoes His Biggest Donors

Either Booker is echoing his biggest donors or he is coincidentally out of step with the Democratic Party and aligned with NORPAC, which just happens to be based in his home state of New Jersey

Eli Clifton ·


Follow the Money: Three Billionaires Paved Way for Trump’s Iran Deal Withdrawal

Trump and the GOP are deeply indebted to anti-Iran deal billionaires who aren’t afraid to advocate for policies that push the country closer to another war in the Middle East.

Eli Clifton ·


Pompeo: Springtime for Irano/Islamophobes

When it comes to the Middle East, Islamophobes and Iranophobes must be elated over the nomination of Mike Pompeo

Jim Lobe ·

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