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Arthur Chrenkoff

Arthur Chrenkoff is a former blogger, creator of the “Good news from Iraq” series, and author of Night Trains, a supernatural alternate reality war thriller.
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Mitt Romney in Poland

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Solidarity leader and Nobel Prize winner Lech Walesa on the candidate: “He radiates values.”

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Dear Bono: Get Your Facts Straight

Monday, May 23rd, 2011 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

At a concert in Mexico City, Bono repeats the “90% lie” about U.S. gun shops selling to cartels.

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The Curse of Katyn

Saturday, April 10th, 2010 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Seventy years after the Katyn Massacre, the president of Poland — and many other Poles — have died on Russian soil.

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Obama Heads to Oslo for Nobel, but Too Busy for Berlin Wall Ceremony

Monday, October 26th, 2009 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

About him? He's there. When it’s about his country, the president will not even vote "present."

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Searching for the Elusive Obama Doctrine

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Does he have one? Or is he applying campaign strategy to international policy?

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Truthers vs. Birthers: Not All Conspiracy Theories Are Created Equal

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Birthers aren't remotely as crazy — and dangerous — as Truthers.

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The Appalling Timing of Obama’s Missile Defense Decision

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

On the 70th anniversary of the Soviet invasion of Poland? Our staunch allies in Central and Eastern Europe have every right to feel disappointed.

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Still Dis-Putin’ History After All These Years

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

September 17 reminds us that Russia refuses a proper reckoning with its bloody past.

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The United States of Audacity

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

The future under President Obama.

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The Aussie View of Sarah Palin

Friday, September 19th, 2008 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

To those who live Down Under, Palin is Middle America incarnate — for better and for worse.

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Georgia and the Dangers of Putinism

Friday, September 5th, 2008 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

How far will Vladimir the Great decide to push it?

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Futuristic Thrillers Set in Islamized America

Thursday, February 14th, 2008 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Robert Ferrigno might have played it safe, sticking to his California crime noir genre. Instead, he invented a whole narrative tapestry out of a future Islamic Republic of America, and the first two novels in the series are terrific, writes Arthur Chrenkoff.

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Good News From Iraq? More than in the Past

Monday, January 28th, 2008 - by Arthur Chrenkoff

Blogger Arthur Chrenkoff scrutinized the mainstream media's Iraq coverage back in 2005, documenting how disproportionately negative reporting overwhelmed stories of anything positive: 27 bad news stories for each story of progress. He recently revisited the media's Iraq coverage and found some "stunning" changes.

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