Tara McKelvey

Tara McKelvey, a 2011 Guggenheim fellow, is the author of Monstering: Inside America’s Policy of Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War. She writes frequently for The New York Times Book Review.

Hillary Clinton, State Feminist?

Hillary Clinton, State Feminist? Hillary Clinton, State Feminist?

She vowed to make women’s rights a cornerstone of US foreign policy. How did she do?

Feb 13, 2013 / Feature / Tara McKelvey

Casualties of Care Casualties of Care

The privatization of veterans' healthcare limits the government's ability to honor those who serve.

Apr 8, 2009 / Feature / Tara McKelvey

Rogue Scholars Rogue Scholars

Defenders of torture dwell not only in the White House and Pentagon, but in the halls of academia. When prominent law professors and academics cite the fantastic "ticking-bomb theo...

Dec 8, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Tara McKelvey

Brass Tacks Brass Tacks

"Do what has to be done" is the motto of the investigative arm of the US military. But when the understaffed institution regularly loses evidence and delays autopsies, it does too ...

Dec 8, 2005 / Feature / Tara McKelvey