Nation Topics - Covert Ops
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A predawn fire drill propels a writer into an unexpected encounter with a former CIA director--and an unexpected lesson on the uses and limits of intelligence.
Civil liberties and national security are not contradictory: they are inextricably linked.
As his fellow Democrats rush to pass the President's intelligence bill, Christopher Dodd stands his ground.
The CIA's role in his assassination managed to turn a failed--and flawed--guerrilla fighter into an enduring symbol of resistance to oppression.
Now that telecommunications giants are shielded from lawsuits for warrantless spying, the Bush Administration is seeking to absolve them of past misdeeds.
If it had followed the rule of law from the outset, the Bush Administration could have brought many terrorists to justice by now.
Despite blistering criticism of warrantless surveillance, the Bush Administration rammed a law through Congress that authorizes spying on our calls and e-mails. How did they get away with it?
Key aspects of national security, including intelligence and analysis used to create the President's Daily Brief, have been turned over to private corporations.
His new memoir proves how hard it is to tell the truth about oneself, but how easy it is to blame others.
Bush's chief spook knew the Administration's treachery on Iraq from the start. But he never revealed it to Congress or the public.