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How the intelligence community is creating a new American world.
The National Defense Authorization Act would authorize indefinite military detention for US citizens, stripping Americans of their constitutional rights.
The Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court that police should be allowed to secretly put GPS devices on our cars. But we have already surrendered more privacy than we realize.
That's what the Obama administration is arguing for, in a crucial case now before the Supreme Court.
Ten years after September 11, 2001, we are still engaged in an unwinnable “War on Terror,” and have opened the door to a new vision of “normal”—a normal in which surveillance, detention and secrecy are unquestioned parts of our lives.
The Obama administration may not employ lawyers advocating for extreme abrogations of constitutional protections, but it frequently ends up acquiescing to the political right.
Community partnerships are seen as a softer counterterrorism. But who are the partners?
As the US scales back the war in Afghanistan, shouldn't we be scaling back the sacrifices of civil liberties we've made here at home?
Osama bin Laden is dead, but will the colossal national security apparatus ever stop growing?
Bradley Manning is not the only person in the US held in pretrial solitary confinement. For many facing terrorism charges, it has become standard procedure.
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