Nation Topics - Secrecy in the Bush Administration
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It was Dick Cheney, more than any other official, who set the terms for the post-9/11 world we all share.
While CIA agents that tortured and killed prisoners go unpunished, whistleblower John Kiriakou faces up to forty-five years in prison.
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.
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.
Freedom of Information wish list: What did Treasury do with the TARP money? Who authorized torture? Plus, warrantless wiretap targets, FEMA's Katrina records and White House e-mail.
The agency is withholding a damning report that points at senior officials.
Conspiracy theories are hard to kill.
When piqued at Ambassador Wilson
The Bushmen saw no reason why
They shouldn't just leak to all quarters
The name of a CIA spy.
Watergate insider calls this White House "scary."
The September 11 commission has become mired in partisan bickering, as questions go unasked and new revelations are overwhelmed by the noise.