Jake Godin, Newsy

Jake Godin


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Jake:

Russia's Cluster Munitions Will Still Affect Ukraine Years After War

Russia's use of cluster munitions will have long-term damage, as some bombs that didn't immediately explode can lay dormant for years. → Read More

How Russia's False Flags Helped Launch A War In Ukraine (VIDEO)

Russia has released a multitude of videos and reports that have been doctored, adding to the fire of disinformation coming from the situation. → Read More

Tracking The 'Sword Bombs' Of America's Drone War

The R9X Hellfire missile is a rarely-used U.S. weapon that uses extending blades as it impacts instead of explosions. → Read More

Tomorrow's War Could Be Waged By AI Weapons (VIDEO)

War waged by artificial intelligence creates new possibilities on the battlefield and new concerns from human rights watchdogs. → Read More

Police Use Of 'Less-Lethal' Munitions Has Exploded

From tear gas to rubber bullets, police use of so-called "less-lethal" munitions has ramped up over the past year. → Read More

How A Violent Mob Breached The Capitol

Analysis of dozens of videos taken at the storming of the U.S. Capitol building shows how the mob gained access and how far they made it inside. → Read More

Why Nigerians Are Taking To The Streets In Protests

SARS or the Special Anti-Robbery Squad was started as a way to combat crime. → Read More

Visual Evidence From North Korean Parade Shows Expanding Arsenal

Analysts say the North Korean arsenal now includes the world’s largest mobile intercontinental ballistic missile. → Read More

Tear Gas Use Was Limited In Portland. Then Federal Agents Showed Up

A Newsy analysis of Bellingcat footage from Portland finds more than 50 uses of tear gas from federal agents in the last three weeks. → Read More

How One Greek Island Reveals Europe's Far-Right Nationalist Network

A small Greek island has become a magnet for Europe's far-right Identitarians — something that helps reveal what the network looks like. → Read More

Here's How To Track The World When It Grinds To a Halt

Online tools and satellite imagery show us just how much less air and ground traffic there is in the time of coronavirus. → Read More

How A Shootout In Syria Shows A Precarious Position For US Troops

A meeting of U.S., Russian and Syrian troops at a checkpoint turned into a deadly confrontation for civilians. → Read More

Iran Could Use Its Influence, Not Rockets, To Move Against U.S.

Iran relies on proxy groups in countries like Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen to help spread its influence in the Middle East. → Read More

Far-Right Online Radicalization Isn't a New Phenomenon (VIDEO)

The path to radicalization is actually not that different for neo-Nazis and ISIS members. → Read More

After Coup, Sudan Faces Fragile Transition To Democracy

While ousting a 30-year autocrat is a major step, Sudan now has to successfully transition to a democracy instead of another dictatorship. → Read More

Open-Source Techniques Have Created A Whole New Kind Of Reporter

Open-source information is becoming more common in investigative reporting because of how powerful it can be for verifying and fact-checking. → Read More

How Journalists Solved Murders From Thousands Of Miles Away

After a viral video showed soldiers killing women and children, Ben Strick and a team of open source investigators set out to find more about it. → Read More

US-Israel History Laid Groundwork For Trump’s Pro-Israel Policies

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and its annexation of the Golan Heights both deviate from international norms. → Read More

Who Set Fire To Venezuela Aid? New Footage Gives A Clearer Picture

From Newsy and Bellingcat, video footage taken the day three aid trucks were burned on the Venezuelan border sheds more light on who started the fire. → Read More

U.S.-Venezuelan Standoff Untenable, But No Clear Way Forward

As both sides of the Venezuelan crisis entrench themselves in a standoff — the U.S. is running out of options for ways to resolve it. → Read More