Progressives have no reason to be optimistic about retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser or Rep. Michael Pompeo as CIA director.
The next time someone faces charges related to blowing the whistle, the defendant should ask for the Hillary Clinton/David Petraeus special treatment.
The British multinational security services company could help tie up some loose ends in the Omar Mateen story. But don’t expect much transparency or further explanation.
Either the country has a policy of filing felony charges against people who reveal classified information, or it doesn’t We all should be prosecuted, or none of us should be Either the country has a policy of filing felony charges against people who reveal classified information, or it doesn’t.
As architects consider a ban on designing death chambers and a major pharmaceutical company stops selling drugs for use in executions, Washington sits on its hands when it comes to reform.
If the government decides you are an “enemy combatant,” you cannot defend yourself in court It’s a terrible precedent and a threat even to US citizens We should immediately release the alleged terrorist If the government decides you are an “enemy combatant,” you cannot defend yourself in court.
The FBI’s ongoing, long-term incompetence has led to the deaths of far too many Americans. San Bernardino and Orlando are only the beginning.
Kiriakou opposes torture and went to prison for exposing it. Now he is working to reform the American security state. The former CIA officer explains how to Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer.