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News and Features
How a CIA torture network was turned into the only gulag-free zone on earth.
Why did war hero Chuck Hagel get blocked, while Wall Street crony Jack Lew sailed through?
Expanding Washington’s military footprint in North Africa may be well intended, but it could be destabilizing and lead to blowback.
The White House evidently believes it can kill us in secret and never own up to the fact.
Even if we like President Obama, do we want him to be a one-man death panel?
Congress has many options to counter the Obama Doctrine, including revising the 1973 War Powers Resolution and 2011 Authorization for Use of Military Force.
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.
A new report shows that a central element of the Bush administration response to 9/11 was itself to spread terror—on a global scale.
The Islamic Republic has survived for so long because its basic model is, according to numerous surveys, what a majority of Iranians actually want.
How the work of a literary critic became the proxy for our preoccupation with the horrors of torture.