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President Bush failed the country in its hour of greatest need, according to his administration's top anti-terrorism advisor during the crisis.

George Bush owes the public a big explanation on WMDs.

'Twas the night before Christmas
And all through the house
The Special Forces team was inserted
As quiet as a mouse.

"They got whacked and won't try that again," said an unnamed Pentagon official in the wake of the recent deadly confrontation in the Iraqi town of Samarra.

As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.

Declassified documents reveal the US government's role in the Pinochet
coup.

A recap of the Pentagon's most egregious post-9/11 mistakes, mishaps and manifestations of misdirection.

Korey Capozza received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to
research this article.

Blogs

A bill considered among the strongest of several competing bids to curb government spying has passed a major legislative hurdle—but not without significant trimming. 

May 8, 2014

What is the point of congressional oversight if the committee charged with it allows itself to be pushed around by the agency it oversees?

April 8, 2014

Once you accept that everything you say or do is being recorded, you can start recognizing the advantages of omnipresent surveillance. 

March 25, 2014

The CIA and NSA routinely ignore the Constitution, yet want the Justice Department to protect them from an over-reaching Congress.

March 24, 2014

Obama gave what appeared to be a bland statement on the controversy—but implicitly, he took a side. 

March 12, 2014

Dianne Feinstein accuses the CIA of spying on congressional staffers who investigated the agency’s illegal detention and interrogation programs under President George W. Bush.

March 11, 2014

The Republican in charge of the House Intelligence Committee says journalists should be prosecuted for reports based on Edward Snowden’s leaks.

February 4, 2014

Edward Snowden is hailed as a true "whistleblower," and The Guardian asks for a full pardon. Glenn Greenwald responds.

January 1, 2014

Another CBS puff piece starring con men? 

December 15, 2013

Media have rarely questioned the claims, cited by Obama and others, in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s intelligence leaks.

October 23, 2013