Entries by Adam L Silverman

Be Careful What You Wish For: Not So Strange Bedfellows Edition

So today the American Jewish Congress and the Islamic Society of North America formally entered into a civil rights protection and promotion and civil society defense agreement: NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2016 The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council, a new national group of leading Muslim and Jewish Americans, was launched this month at a meeting convened by the […]

The Rising Neo-Nationalism

With Steven Bannon being named Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor in the upcoming Trump Administration, his ties to neo-nationalist and neo-fascist movements are getting some press and being downplayed or ignored in other places. And while I’m planning on doing a more detailed post about the linkages between these groups, their receipt of patronage from […]

Overnight Open Thread

Here’s a nice shiny thread for you all to fill up into the wee hours. But first a Balloon Juice Public Service Announcement: I’ve gotten a number of emails from some long time lurkers and from some new readers who would like you regulars and us front pagers to know that they appreciate this place […]

The Maskirovka Slips VII: Dogs that Catch Cars Edition

Earlier BettyC asked who was going to keep attention on the reported Russian interference in US politics? We are! Among others. A couple of interesting things regarding Russia’s influence operations against America have flown close to or under the radar over the past several days for obvious reasons. The first is that Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister […]