Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government takes back its offer for the whistleblower to be a visiting fellow, calling it a "mistake."
A civil case against two CIA-contracted psychologists, accused of designing torture techniques, settles—ending any chance of public scrutiny.
James Mitchell and John "Bruce" Jessen are accused of creating brutal methods the CIA used on terrorism suspects.
Whistleblower John Kiriakou Tells Robert Scheer How the CIA Returned to Its Violent Roots After 9/11
The CIA-analyst-turned-whistleblower sits down with Truthdig’s editor in chief for a discussion about intelligence and counterterrorism in the Middle East.
In this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer talks with Melvin Goodman.
The documents reveal U.S. fears over communism and offer new information on the CIA's role in toppling Iran's government. (Pictured: A man erases graffiti from a wall in Iran in 1953.)
On a panel moderated by Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer (pictured, right), Goodman explains why he blew the whistle on corruption in the Central Intelligence Agency.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and McGovern discuss the agency's influence during the Vietnam War and the role it now plays in America's perception of Russia. Transcript added.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author of "Finks," about how the spy agency turned literary figures into propagandists for militarism and imperial power. Transcript added.
Justice Department Turns to a Rarely Used Rule in Trying to Prevent CIA Testimony in Torture Lawsuit
The Trump administration invokes "the state secret privilege" to keep intelligence officials from revealing interrogation techniques.