Eli Clifton is the research director of Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft's Democratizing Foreign Policy Program and an investigative journalist who focuses on money in politics and U.S. foreign policy.
Making a KillingNorm Coleman Oversees GOP Congressional War Chest, Then Lobbies on Saudi Arabia’s Behalf
The former senator also oversees a dark-money group that pours funds into the Republican super PAC.
Making a KillingGulf States Ran Highly Active D.C. Foreign Influence Operation Targeting Iran’s IRGC
The listing of the IRGC as a foreign terror group has emerged as the central obstacle blocking a new Iran nuclear deal.
Dark-Money Group Linked to Anti-Iran, Pro-Israel Network Targets Turkey but Has No Turks
The Turkish Democracy Project shares leadership and personnel with the most well-funded foreign policy pressure network in Washington.
The Coronavirus CrisisAmid Coronavirus Outbreak, Trump-Aligned Pressure Group Pushes to Stop Medicine Sales to Iran
There are exemptions to U.S. sanctions for humanitarian trade, but United Against Nuclear Iran is naming and shaming those who legally sell medicine to Iran.