Ralph Engelman, Carey ShenkmanJan 3, 2023
How the Espionage Act of 1917 is the most important yet least understood law threatening freedom of the press in modern American history. Dig deeper ( 11 Min. Read )
JAMEY KEATEN and FRANK BAJAK / The Associated PressJan 29, 2020
An official says it is possible a state-backed actor might have been behind last year's infiltration of U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / Truthdig and Robert ScheerNov 10, 2017
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.] Dig deeper ( 19 Min. Read )
John Kiriakou / TruthdigJul 9, 2016
The next time someone faces charges related to blowing the whistle, the defendant should ask for the Hillary Clinton/David Petraeus special treatment. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Eric Ortiz / TruthdigMar 17, 2016
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. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Lauren McCauley / Common DreamsMar 10, 2016
"The appetite to use surveillance drones in the domestic environment to collect airborne imagery continues to grow," an internal report states. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Amy Goodman / TruthdigMay 28, 2015
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. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Eugene Robinson / TruthdigAug 6, 2014
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? Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 16, 2014
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. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigMay 28, 2014
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. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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