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The retired United States Army Colonel and former State Department official explains the latest releases from WikiLeaks, what they tell us about the Defense and State departments and what should happen—but probably won't—to the people who have been breaking international laws.
How much has foreign policy really changed under Obama?
Assassination in Afghanistan and Task Force 373.
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?
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