The officers running secret operations there have been calling Africa "the battlefield of tomorrow, today."
The deployment of US Special Operations forces is a growing form of overseas power projection.
That’s over 60 percent of the nations on the planet.
What is the NSA doing with your metadata?
Just as the Assange saga consumes too much of Alex Gibney’s film, so today’s Snowden obsession deflects attention away from our sprawling surveillance state.
Ahmed Rashid’s gloomy, essential account of the divisive US-Pakistan alliance.
Search engine executives warn about invasive government surveillance, but the digital arms trade begins with their own technologies.
How three US citizens were killed by their own government in the space of one month in 2011.
The NSA Four reveal how a toxic mix of cronyism and fraud blinded the agency before 9/11.
How a CIA torture network was turned into the only gulag-free zone on earth.