Sure, federal agencies have acted illegally — when the president tells them to. Trump’s war on the “Deep State” is entirely about impunity for himself.
Gina Haspel is just the type of status-quo choice that Donald Trump promised not to make.
Trump, who started out his administration with radical outsiders, is now bringing in a new wave of competent extremists.
The executive orders signed on Monday will raise mortgage costs and healthcare premiums for the very people the new president claims to champion.
During the Cold War, the CIA did just the kind of meddling in foreign elections it’s accusing Russia of doing today — and more.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
America’s most notorious spy agency even deceives its own employees.
Former CIA leaders are writing a book that will whitewash their crimes against humanity.
The government’s petty harassment didn’t end after I served time for being a whistleblower.
Jeffrey Sterling learned the hard way that the feds will throw the book at anyone who embarrasses them.
There’s still time for the Obama administration to prosecute U.S. human rights abusers.
A whistleblower bids farewell to incarceration and moves on with his life.
“This was a report looking back at examples where arming rebel troops worked — and the best [the CIA] could come up with was Afghanistan in the 1980s,” says Phyllis Bennis.
CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell says the fall of Bashar Assad’s regime would have “disastrous consequences,” suggesting his opposition to sending more weapons to Syria.
A press conference and rally protesting the National Security Agency’s abuses of law-abiding Americans will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm on Capitol Hill