War & Peace

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Khashoggi protest
Saudi Arabia's "explanation for the arbitrary execution of Jamal Khashoggi is just not plausible. No government should accept it," says U.N. special rapporteur on extra-judicial executions
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
National Security Adviser John Bolton
Critics warn that "withdrawal would be stupid and reckless."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"There are serious fears that this policy will further sanction the use of...


Conceding Trump's 1st Amendment right to abuse, demean or even noxiously slam the media as "enemies of the people" but fiercely rejecting his right to use the power of government to "punish and stifle" it, PEN America, representing thousands of writers, is suing him in federal court. The suit seeks to stop any move to "retaliate or threaten reprisals" against news coverage he dislikes - the sort of thing wannabe dictator Trump has repeatedly engaged in, and that the courts have found illegal.