Nation Topics - Covert Ops
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There was a brief moment when it seemed the evidence of civilian killings, military cover ups and widespread lack of accountability contained in the WikiLeaks documents would spark a genuine inquiry into US conduct in Afghanistan.
We must remain vigilant against government crimes and secrecy.
Will the Afghan and Iraq wars lead to a surveillance state here in the US?
Shrouded in secrecy, "intelligence officer training" conflicts with universities' commitment to openness and free inquiry.
Recent disclosures of Blackwater's covert activities may finally force Congress to take action.
An effective investigation into the breadth of the CIA's interrogation programs must be bipartisan, similar to the work of the Church Committee in the 1970s.
The mercenary firm has a long and dark history with the CIA. Were they Bush and Cheney's private hit men?
If the vice president ordered the CIA to deceive Congress, he broke the law--and must be held accountable.
Will the CIA tell Congress the truth? Would Congress listen if it did?
Momentum is growing for some form of official accountability on the Bush administration's practice of torture, surveillance and detentions without trial.