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Spencer Ackerman

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Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman is a senior reporter for The Washington Independent,
where he covers national security.


News and Features

The history of American intelligence-gathering is rife with incompetence, dysfunction and contempt toward legislative oversight.

The Army's plan to professionalize Iraq's police could backfire, as militia-infiltrated squads become more effective killers.

As the hunt for homegrown terrorists sympathetic to Hezbollah intensifies, the Muslims of Dearborn, Michigan are losing their trust in American justice.