Max Boot Is Very Sorry for Backing the GOP and the Iraq Invasion. Why Is He Being Praised for This?

The Intercept
October 13, 2018

THERE IS AN unforgettable passage in Graham Greene’s classic “The Quiet American” in which the title character, a CIA agent named Alden Pyle, admits that Vietnam is much more complicated than he’d imagined. “I had not realized how tribal politics was and how ...  (Read more)

Dear Senators: Opposition to Brett Kavanaugh Includes Churches, Professors — Even His Own Friends

The Intercept
October 5, 2018

THE OPPOSITION TO Brett Kavanaugh that has gotten the most attention is, naturally, the Senate Democrats who are voting against his Supreme Court nomination, and members of the #MeToo movement who believe Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez when they say Kavanaugh ...  (Read more)

Why Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Friends Try to Protect His Reputation — and Theirs

The Intercept
October 4, 2018
(Co-written with Alice Speri)

THERE IS AN underappreciated reason that explains why, apart from Christine Blasey Ford’s remarkable testimony about her summer of 1982 and what a drunken 17-year-old Brett Kavanaugh did to her, almost nothing has been heard about his after-hours ...  (Read more)

The Internet Archive Publishes Brett Kavanaugh’s 1983 Yearbook, a Key Document in Nomination Battle

The Intercept
October 3, 2018
(Co-written with Alice Speri)

AS SCRUTINY OF Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s high school years intensifies amid accusations of sexual assault, much has been written about a series of allusive references to alcohol and girls that Kavanaugh and his classmates made ...  (Read more)

Is Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Ditching Him? More Than 100 Alumni Sign Petition Against Him

The Intercept
October 3, 2018

A PETITION THAT was started just a few days ago by two alumni of Brett Kavanaugh’s high school to encourage other graduates to come forward with information about any sexual assaults he committed there has picked up 96 signatures, the petition organizers announced late ...  (Read more)

“Our Silence Will Serve No One” — Alumni of Brett Kavanaugh’s School Urge Sharing of Information

The Intercept
September 29, 2018
(Co-written with Liliana Segura)

A GROUP OF alumni from Brett Kavanaugh’s high school is calling on fellow graduates to come forward if they have information about any sexual assaults the Supreme Court nominee committed, stating in a new petition, “Please do not remain ...  (Read more)

Here Are 5 Questions the FBI Should Ask Mark Judge About Brett Kavanaugh

The Intercept
September 29, 2018
(Co-written with Akela Lacy)

A LAWYER FOR Mark Judge has said that Judge will talk with agents from the FBI, which is reopening a background check of Brett Kavanaugh — so the question of the moment is, what information can the FBI get out of him?

Judge is in a position ...  (Read more)

The Closer You Look, the Worse Brett Kavanaugh’s Relationship with Mark Judge Appears

The Intercept
September 25, 2018

A QUESTION THAT sounds innocuous — did Brett Kavanaugh and Mark Judge drink and party together at Georgetown Preparatory School? — has become key to figuring out whether an inebriated Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl as Judge watched and laughed in ...  (Read more)

Memoir About Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Portrays Culture of Aggression and Excessive Drinking

The Intercept
September 22, 2018

NOT LONG AFTER Mark Judge graduated from Catholic University, he attended the rehearsal dinner for a close friend’s wedding in Washington, D.C. The dinner was in a private room above an Irish bar, and as soon as Judge arrived, he downed a shot of bourbon — and another ...  (Read more)

Trump Finds New Weapon for His War on Journalism — Leak Indictments Aimed at Smearing Reporters

The Intercept
July 15, 2018

Last month, James Wolfe was indicted for lying to the FBI about his contacts with four reporters while he worked for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. His indictment, and the media coverage of it, focused to a lopsided extent on just one of the reporters: Ali Watkins, ...  (Read more)