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No Comment, Six Questions — June 4, 2014, 8:00 am

Uncovering the Cover Ups: Death Camp in Delta

Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp

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Annotation — From the June 2014 issue

The Guantánamo “Suicides,” Revisited

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A missing document suggests a possible CIA cover-up

No Comment — March 28, 2014, 12:32 pm

Scott Horton Debates John Rizzo on Democracy Now!

On CIA secrecy, torture, and war-making powers

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No Comment — November 4, 2013, 5:17 pm

The Torture Doctors

An expert panel concludes that the Pentagon and the CIA ordered physicians to violate the Hippocratic Oath

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No Comment — August 12, 2013, 7:55 am

Obama’s Snowden Dilemma

How will the Obama Administration handle Edward Snowden’s case in the long term?

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No Comment — July 29, 2013, 11:36 am

The G.O.P.’s Surveillance Judiciary

Is it possible to simply disband the partisan FISA court?

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No Comment — July 18, 2013, 8:47 pm

Back in the G.D.R.

What the United States can learn from the East German surveillance experience

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No Comment — July 10, 2013, 10:44 pm

Spotlighting the Surveillance Court

Why has a secret court been permitted to place America at the center of a new global panopticon?

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No Comment — July 3, 2013, 2:16 pm

The Real Insider Threat

Will the NSA’s surveillance program threaten the Atlantic Alliance?

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No Comment — April 12, 2013, 11:11 am

A Final Act for the Guantánamo Theater of the Absurd?

A new report from Seton Hall University exposes government surveillance of attorney-client conversations

No Comment, Six Questions — March 18, 2013, 9:00 am

Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East

Rashid Khalidi on how the United States sustains the failure of the Israel-Palestine peace process

Rashid Khalidi

No Comment, Six Questions — February 4, 2013, 9:00 am

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God

Alex Gibney on his documentary investigating the Roman Catholic Church’s handling of child sex-abuse cases

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No Comment — January 18, 2013, 12:43 pm

Carmen Ortiz Strikes Out

Congress prepares to slap down prosecutors linked to the suicide of Aaron Swartz

No Comment — January 14, 2013, 11:13 am

Aaron Swartz, RIP

A leading cyberactivist commits suicide at twenty-six. Was he hounded to death by federal prosecutors?

No Comment — January 11, 2013, 3:28 pm

The DOJ’s Torturer-Protection Program

By sending a decorated intelligence officer to prison, the Justice Department shields torturers in the ranks of the CIA

No Comment — January 7, 2013, 12:14 pm

The Pardons Turkeys

An inspector general’s report finds, again, that the Department of Justice is strangling the pardons process

The turkey is a dainty bird, / So well brought up and neat; / And turkeys never have been heard / To gobble as they eat.

No Comment — December 14, 2012, 9:12 am

European Court Condemns CIA Extraction Techniques as Torture

A European human rights court hands down the first binding decision against Bush-era  rendition techniques

No Comment, Six Questions — December 3, 2012, 2:23 pm

D For Deception

Tina Rosenberg on the British spy novelist who hoodwinked Hitler

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No Comment — September 13, 2012, 2:24 pm

Boss Rove’s Justice

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