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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.

A recap of the Pentagon's most egregious post-9/11 mistakes, mishaps and manifestations of misdirection.

Blogs

The leaked Department of Justice “white paper” attempts to justify the killing of American citizens, but what really has died is the rule of law.

February 6, 2013

Two breaking stories—a report on CIA secret detentions and the “white paper” on killing American citizens—incriminate the Obama administration before the confirmation hearings on Thursday.

February 5, 2013

As secretary of state, Clinton backed the Petraeus-CIA plan to go to war in Syria.

February 4, 2013

The documentary on covert operations around the world takes home the Cinematography award.

January 27, 2013

Droney the predator drone doesn't understand sex scandals.

November 20, 2012

Why doesn’t the United States seem to be capturing anyone anymore?

June 4, 2012

While Rick Perry hails the president's authorization of the killing of two Americans in Yemen, Paul rejects “assassinating American citizens without charges.”

October 1, 2011

Eliminating bad guys from the sky, even American citizens, confuses national security with a R-rated video game.

September 30, 2011

Dennis Blair opposes drones, but stays mum on victims.

August 15, 2011

Despite Obama’s claims that closing Guantanamo would take priority on his agenda as president, infamous Bush-era policies have quietly expanded under his administration. 

August 5, 2011