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Brother dismisses conspiracy theories of ‘Michael Hastings truthers’

The brother of journalist Michael Hastings says he and his family were satisfied with the police investigation into his brother’s fatal car crash and dismissed claims by “truthers” who believe he was killed by the government. “There were a lot of journalists-in-quotes who didn’t seem to have read (the police…

FBI documents show it decided to ‘memorialize’ the late Michael Hastings’ articles

Today the FBI released a heavily redacted document about journalist Michael Hasting, who died in a single-car accident this past June. At the time, the FBI denied that Hastings was under any sort of investigation. The documents reveal that, a year before Hasting’s death, the FBI wanted to “memorialize the…

Journ­al­ist Mi­chael Hast­ings died instantly of massive blunt force trauma: report

A Los Angeles County coroner’s autopsy found traces of amphetamine and marijuana in the body of journalist Michael Hastings, according to a report released Tuesday. But the drugs were unlikely to have contributed to the fiery crash that killed Hastings, the report stated. Hastings was unlikely to have been intoxicated…

Pentagon investigation clears McChrystal of all wrongdoing

A four star general who was forced to resign following unflattering remarks he and his staff allegedly said about President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden has been cleared of all wrongdoing by the Defense Department inspector general. In the report (.pdf), the Pentagon claimed that they were unable…

Anonymous sources close to ‘runaway general’ bash Rolling Stone

Sources close to General Stanley McChrystal are pushing back heavily against last month’s Rolling Stone article that resulted in the general being relieved of his command over US forces in Afghanistan. Reporter Michael Hastings’s story was replete with quotes from the banter among McChrystal and his “traveling staff of 10.”…

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