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Henry Kissinger, who coddled state-sponsored terrorists, has been put in
charge of the September 11 terrorism investigation. A proven liar has
been assigned the task of finding the truth.

Dear Dr. Madlaw,
   As a newly elected member of Congress, I am appalled at the high cost
of living in Washington. What's a hard-working public servant to do?

Now, here's what the deal's supposed to be: In exchange for greater
security you give up certain rights.

A new Defense Department spy office could politicize intelligence gathering.

A spate of recent terrorism events--the bombing of a French tanker, the
destruction of a nightclub in Bali, an FBI warning of a "spectacular" Al
Qaeda action and the surfacing of a new Osama bi

Would-be intelligence watchdogs often lack the knowledge or the will to be effective.

The tax-supported Marshall Center offers more fun and games than war games.

Blogs

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015

What we can learn from contractors about intelligence—and the CIA.

May 11, 2015

Our intelligence apparatus, operating in the dark.

April 7, 2015

A guilty plea to a misdemeanor, and no jail time.

March 18, 2015

A win for the Edward Snowden documentary is a win for democracy.

February 23, 2015

The United States in the twenty-first century has not even attained the relatively enlightened moral standards of the war in the Philippines.

February 23, 2015

60 Minutes’s Leslie Stahl carefully avoided DARPA’s total dependence on contractors and obscured its close ties with the surveillance state.

February 13, 2015

The Supreme Court justice might need to brush up on his Eighth Amendment.

January 5, 2015

What the CIA found out about its torture program is much different than what officials have said publicly.

December 10, 2014

Virtually every Bush-era claim about torture doesn’t withstand scrutiny after the investigation.

December 9, 2014