Current and former CIA officials are the only sources for a story that ignores the agency's use of torture.
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and CIA whistleblower Kiriakou discuss the nomination of Gina Haspel as the spy agency's director.
In a conversation with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer, the National Security Archive analyst reveals what recently declassified documents tell us about Cuba, JFK and Che Guevara. [Transcript added.]
The next time someone faces charges related to blowing the whistle, the defendant should ask for the Hillary Clinton/David Petraeus special treatment.
The whistleblower alleges that when he was a Senate investigator, agents of the bureau cooked up a scheme against him involving an undercover agent posing as a foreign diplomat.
"The appetite to use surveillance drones in the domestic environment to collect airborne imagery continues to grow," an internal report states.
When I went to London to interview him in the embassy this week, Assange asserted his belief that this pretrial phase is serving as both punishment and deterrent, and that Sweden is acting as a surrogate for the United States, which wants him jailed to stop the work of WikiLeaks. Assange asserted his belief that this pretrial phase is serving as both punishment and deterrent, and that Sweden is acting as a surrogate for the United States, which wants him jailed to stop the work of WikiLeaks.
The CIA now admits that it spied on a Senate investigation into the agency's shameful program of secret detention and torture. Do we need any more proof that the spooks are out of control?
The idea has since been dismissed by other German politicians, but on a morning talk show, Patrick Sensburg, who is leading the Bundestag's investigation into NSA surveillance, said the government has considered using non-electronic typewriters.
During his interview with NBC's Brian Williams that will air Wednesday night, whistle-blower Edward Snowden says he was trained as a spy in the traditional sense, and defends his very impressive resume in that regard.