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Even in tiny outposts like Havre, Montana, a profound
cultural and psychological shift has occurred since the events of 9/11.

Any deed or disclosure that sabotages the CIA's capacity for covert operations deserves praise.

Team Bush has hunkered down and ignored press inquiries, hoping the storm surrounding Karl Rove will pass.

Mark Felt is one of only two people who has been prosecuted for COINTELPRO crimes.

Government employees should never have to choose between
their conscience and their career.

During the most heated moments of the Watergate scandal, W. Mark Felt was assigned the mission of unearthing and stopping Deep Throat.

Speculation about Deep Throat is a distraction from the threat of illegal government surveillance.

Why "Deep Throat" and the Watergate story are still important today.

A report on the mysteries of the FBI's Larry Franklin/AIPAC investigation.

As Bush and his allies assail Newsweek, they continue to ignore the Downing Street memo.

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And the only government official who went to jail for it was the whistleblower who exposed it.

August 12, 2014

Lawmakers say the CIA redacted “key facts” from a long-awaited investigation into the agency’s cruel interrogation tactics.

August 6, 2014

A bill considered among the strongest of several competing bids to curb government spying has passed a major legislative hurdle—but not without significant trimming. 

May 8, 2014

What is the point of congressional oversight if the committee charged with it allows itself to be pushed around by the agency it oversees?

April 8, 2014

Once you accept that everything you say or do is being recorded, you can start recognizing the advantages of omnipresent surveillance. 

March 25, 2014

The CIA and NSA routinely ignore the Constitution, yet want the Justice Department to protect them from an over-reaching Congress.

March 24, 2014

Obama gave what appeared to be a bland statement on the controversy—but implicitly, he took a side. 

March 12, 2014

Dianne Feinstein accuses the CIA of spying on congressional staffers who investigated the agency’s illegal detention and interrogation programs under President George W. Bush.

March 11, 2014

The Republican in charge of the House Intelligence Committee says journalists should be prosecuted for reports based on Edward Snowden’s leaks.

February 4, 2014

Edward Snowden is hailed as a true "whistleblower," and The Guardian asks for a full pardon. Glenn Greenwald responds.

January 1, 2014