Eli Clifton

AIPAC Gave $60K to Architect of Trump’s Muslim Ban

This article is reprinted, with permission, from Lobelog.com.

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What the John Brennan Hearing Didn't Tell You: Aircraft Carrier-Based Drones Could Expand Covert War Around Globe

Between the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director and media outlets reporting the existence of a secret U.S. drone base in Saudi Arabia, the Obama administration’s drone program received some of its most intensive public scrutiny over the past week. Kill lists and basing agreements dominated the public debate, but largely overlooked advances in drone technology may have a transformative effect on U.S. drone strike policy.

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Right-Wing Group Bankrolls Legal Defense for Dutch Islam Basher

When the people sounding alarms over the ‘Islamist threat’ run into trouble with the law, the Middle East Forum’s Legal Project is increasingly the go-to funder tapped to mount defenses here and abroad.

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The Kleptocrat's Webmaster: U.S. PR Firm Puts Pretty Face on a Reportedly Corrupt Ministry in Equatorial Guinea

Washington-based Qorvis Communications has continued to work on behalf of the president of Equatorial Guinea’s family and has managed the website of a government ministry currently in the crosshairs of international corruption investigations.

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Meet the D.C. PR Firm Shilling For Fiji's Military Coup Government

Qorvis Communications – a Washington-based public relations and lobbying firm – is deeply involved in managing the online and social media activities of the military coup government of Fiji, the firm’s government filings reveal.

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