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.
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?
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.