Nation Topics - Covert Ops
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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.
Bush's about-face on warrantless surveillance demonstrates what a difference a Democratic majority makes.
In the case against Scooter Libby, the Iraq War is not on trial. But the integrity of the White House is.
Before Bob Gates's confirmation as CIA chief in 1991, the man now designated as Bush's Secretary of Defense was charged with forcing intelligence reports to conform to a tough anti-Soviet line.
The political culture of Washington is fueled by gossip, intrigue and
leaks. It was a combination that turned toxic in the Valerie Plame