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Zero Dark Thirty

A new Open Society Foundations report details just how far down the river we've sold this country's democratic values in our overreaching response to terror.

Why aren’t film director Kathryn Bigelow’s claimed government sources, including employees of the CIA, in jail like Bradley Manning?

The film is a seven-pronged attempt to making US torture and detention policies once again palatable.

Drone

The National Intelligence Community’s Global Trends report reveals a future of continued fearmongering and American exceptionalism. 

As Zero Dark Thirty reminds us, Americans have yet to face the torture committed on our behalf. 

How the US intelligence community came out of the shadows. 

David Petraeus

Most media has lauded Petraeus for his military success. But his true strength was as a P.R. prodigy. 

David Petraeus

Within some military and intelligence circles, it was the CIA director's relationship with JSOC—not Paula Broadwell—that raised concerns.

President Barack Obama

The US empire is a lesson in how not to change a changing world. 

Computers

Fear of a cyber attack is eroding US civil liberties and the constitution. 

Blogs

Senators John McCain and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a measure to prevent the CIA from evading the bans on torture that are already law. 

June 10, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

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