Most media has lauded Petraeus for his military success. But his true strength was as a P.R. prodigy.
Within some military and intelligence circles, it was the CIA director's relationship with JSOC—not Paula Broadwell—that raised concerns.
The US empire is a lesson in how not to change a changing world.
Fear of a cyber attack is eroding US civil liberties and the constitution.
Revelations about a spooky-sounding program called TrapWire caused a ruckus on the Internet last month. Here’s what we know, what we don’t and why it matters.
Indiscriminate shelling is a daily reality in Zabadani, where nonviolent protests turned to guns after the regime began killing protesters.
In a secret, underground prison in Mogadishu, Somalia, prisoners have no access to due process, international organizations or anyone from the outside world.
Jeremy Scahill says America has to decide, "are we a country that operates under the rule of law or do we believe we're emperors who can wage war on the world?"
Something is terribly wrong when one can see a walled CIA compound in plain site from the tarmac of an international airport.
What will be the consequences of Washington's intensifying counterterrorism focus on Somalia?