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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.

Blogs

Now that the whistleblower has admitted his role in leaking Army files, he can move on to explaining why he did it, says Daniel Ellsberg.

March 12, 2013

A surprising number of conservatives backed Rand Paul's filibuster. How much of that was sincere?

March 9, 2013

The covert program surfaced in a piece about John Kerry’s announcement of increased aid to the fighters.

March 1, 2013

The creator of Incident in East Baghdad is completing a documentary on excesses of the surveillance state.

February 19, 2013

Jeremy Scahill rips apart the hearings for Obama’s “assassination czar.”

February 8, 2013

The press has not only failed to ask the tough questions but also inexplicably kept secret the existence of a base in Saudia Arabia.

February 8, 2013

No Congressional hearing has examined the secret expansion of targeted drone killings, but the senate has a chance to grill Obama's nominee for CIA director today.

February 7, 2013

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