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Few are asking the hard questions about what security we actually need—and how to keep track of the billions of dollars that the government pours into it.
The feel-good portrayal of the agency in 'Argo' glosses over its role in previously overthrowing Iran's democratically elected leader.
Two brilliant nominees, The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras, along with other recent documentaries, have deepened our understanding of the conflict.
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.