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A new book reveals the FBI Director's distinctive relationship with his publisher.

Post-cold war America is looking a lot like the former Soviet Union.

To build a fence on the US border with Mexico, the Department of Homeland Security seized land without trials or negotiations.

The GOP nominee favors unilateralism and "rogue state rollback."

The House stalemate with the White House over electronic surveillance creates a rare moment to reconsider an array of unconstitutional post-9/11 laws.

Democratic leaders are poised to validate Bush's illegal surveillance, giving up even more ground than their Republican colleagues did. Why?

As his fellow Democrats rush to pass the President's intelligence bill, Christopher Dodd stands his ground.

The Bush Administration once professed there were no body counts in its war on terror. But in the metrics-driven post-surge accounting in Iraq, it turns out it's been counting everything.

Now that telecommunications giants are shielded from lawsuits for warrantless spying, the Bush Administration is seeking to absolve them of past misdeeds.

If it had followed the rule of law from the outset, the Bush Administration could have brought many terrorists to justice by now.

Blogs

The late Saul Landau spent years investigating the assassination in Washington, DC, of his friend, Orlando Letelier, the former Chilean foreign minister. What he found pointed right back to DC.

September 13, 2013

The NSA illegally monitored United Nations diplomats and weapons inspectors in an effort to get the Iraq War approved. 

June 11, 2013

Somewhere along the way, we lost our bearings on the balance between privacy and security.

June 6, 2013

A stunning report by The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald reveals that the NSA has been tracking every call by Verizon business customers. How far does the spying go?

June 6, 2013

What, you may ask, where they thinking?

May 14, 2013

The last thing we need is having US police intelligence departments tracking down leads from the Russian secret service.

May 10, 2013

Contrary to popular belief, the president has only increased the scope of our global program to detain and torture people.

April 24, 2013

So let's take another look at the Patriot Act, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Northern Command.

April 17, 2013

Julian Assange himself has criticized the film, but the director says Assange should watch it first.

April 3, 2013

Fixing the CIA is a tall order, but it can be done.

March 27, 2013