Conspiracy

"Pack of Lies" first draft done | "The Operators" Reviewed

  Recently the wife and I dined with friends we hadn’t seen since Christmas. The Usual...


Weapons of Mass Deception | Did Iraq have WMD?

Earlier this month, the wife and I holidayed on NZ’s spectacular and affordable South Island....


The Wrong Enemy | The US and Pakistan

I’m back in Singapore swinging the blacksmith’s hammer down on Pack of Lies. It took a few days...


MH17 Final Report | Russia Fired the Missile and World Shrugs

That Russia got away with firing the missile that killed 298 people on MH17 over Ukraine really...


The Vanishing of MH370 | Piecing the Story Together at Last

This installment is a month behind the times as there is enough information on hand to post an MH370...


What if Najib's $1 billion secret stash wasn't from 1MDB?

This weekend finds me on the West Coast recuperating from a persistent intestinal malady courtesy of...


What Lies Beneath | China's submarine strategy in the South China Sea

Greetings, Team Lies nation! Thanks to you, Sea of Lies was downloaded 11,000 times over five days,...


"Sea of Lies" MH370 whodunnit now in your favorite bookstore . . . in Colombo

Asia espionage and conspiracy thriller fans averse to ebooks will soon find Sea of Lies for sale in...


Nugan Hand Bank | Part II: Michael Hand Alive in Idaho!

60 Minutes Australia reporter Ross Coulthart to gray-haired Hemingwayesque figure, “Mike, we know...


Osama bin Laden's Lost Years | Defying Logic

Osama bin Laden's Lost Years | Defying Logic Osama bin Laden's ("OBL's") whereabouts, from his...


The Vanishing of MH370 | Part V: Chasing our Tails

This week's blog gets the short shrift as Sea of Lies undergoes a substantial edit prior to...


CIA Unchained | Extraordinary Rendition, Black Sites and Dirty Tricks

Researching and writing about conspiracies, both real and imagined, is a great way to spend the...


Jim Hawes, the Real Deal | Part II: Defeating Che' in the Congo

This week True Lies is honored to host Jim Hawes as the guest blogger, this time in his own words....


The Vanishing of MH370 | So What's the Big Flap All About?

I’ve been back in Singapore a week, and the headlines suggest we’re caught in a time warp....


Unit #61398 | China's Secret Spear Phishermen

No Asia-based conspiracy theory-oriented blog can ignore the People’s Liberation Army unit #61398,...


Jim Hawes, the Real Deal | SEALs Goad North Vietnam

This week’s blog reproduces (without illustrations) an article entitled The Secret Side of the...


Stuxnet | Cry 'Havoc!', and let slip the dogs of war

This week’s True Lies contribution draws from Vanity Fair, the NYT, Wikipedia, and Foreign...


Edward Snowden | From Patriot to Pawn

There are enough articles, editorials, books and documentaries on Edward Snowden to fill a library....


Nugan Hand Bank | Michael Hand and the Sunshine Band

True Lies this week focuses on Michael Hand and the menagerie of CIA and military alumni whom he...


Haunting Burma | The Ghosts of Khun Sa and the Shan States

Much of Sea of Lies takes place in Burma. (I refuse to use “Myanmar” unless and until a fairly...


The Vanishing of MH370 |One Conspiracy to Rule Them All

"Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Joseph Heller, Catch-22...


The Vanishing of MH370 | A Little More Meat

Since the 7 June publication of A Little Information is a Dangerous Thing, Duncan Steel, Jeff Wise,...


The Vanishing of MH370 | A Little Information is a Dangerous Thing

MH370 Unknowns, Plausibilities, and Unlikelihoods Assertions, interpretations, and inferences fall...


The Vanishing of MH370 | The Facts of the Matter

The All-Time Mystery in Global Aviation   MH370 vanished early Saturday, 8 March 2014, on a...