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The September 11 commission has become mired in partisan bickering, as questions go unasked and new revelations are overwhelmed by the noise.

President Bush failed the country in its hour of greatest need, according to his administration's top anti-terrorism advisor during the crisis.

George Bush owes the public a big explanation on WMDs.

'Twas the night before Christmas
And all through the house
The Special Forces team was inserted
As quiet as a mouse.

"They got whacked and won't try that again," said an unnamed Pentagon official in the wake of the recent deadly confrontation in the Iraqi town of Samarra.

As long as firms are willing to hire them, immigrants will come.

Declassified documents reveal the US government's role in the Pinochet
coup.

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What the CIA found out about its torture program is much different than what officials have said publicly.

December 10, 2014

Virtually every Bush-era claim about torture doesn’t withstand scrutiny after the investigation.

December 9, 2014

The Senate Intelligence Committee is absolutely right to respect transparency and accountability with release of report on Bush-Cheney era abuses.

December 9, 2014

Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado could enter the history books as the second lawmaker to read classified controversial government documents into public record.

December 5, 2014

Transparency and civil liberties advocates are calling on outgoing Senator Mark Udall to use his privileges as a senator to release the contents of the CIA “torture report” into the Congressional Record.

November 20, 2014

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