Columnists
Ribbons at White House symbolizing opposition to torture. Photo: Justin Norman/flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Gina Haspel's work is shrouded in secrecy, but two things are well-known: She ran a CIA "black site" where people were brutally tortured, then she helped cover up the torture.
Columnists
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Wayne MacPhail | How gadget paranoid do we need to be given last week's Wikileaks dump about how the CIA is spying on us via our smartphones and TV sets?
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
Book Review
Aaron Leonard | Glenn Greenwald gives us the story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in his new book 'No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.'
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Lost in the Beltway power struggle between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the CIA is the untold story of the United States' secret policy of torture and rendition.
Blog
Humberto DaSilva | The documentary Operation Peter Pan explores the "airlift" of 14,000 children from Cuba at the height of the Cold War, ostensibly to save them from communist indoctrination.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | In an interview recorded June 15, Professor Christopher Simpson details exactly what Edward Snowden revealed and why the U.S. government is so anxious to silence him.
Blog
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Gerry Caplan | It is a phenomenon rarely noted that virtually every left-wing government since the Second World War, almost all of them elected, has faced vicious, sometimes violent, obstruction by its enemies.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency was held up Wednesday afternoon by a Senate filibuster.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Obama's promotion of John Brennan, and his prosecution of John Kiriakou, demonstrate how the recent excesses of U.S. presidential power are the creation of a frightening new normal.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Al-Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Hajj's recollections of the horror of detention should be front and centre in the confirmation hearings for new CIA head John Brennan.
Blog
Jimmy Carter
David J. Climenhaga | Good for Parliamentarians like NDP MP Linda Duncan for keeping an eye on Sunday's Ukrainian election. But the next time we have an election here in Canada, who are we gonna call?