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Operation Dark Heart

The Obama Administration's Desire to Keep Citizens in the Dark is Inexcusable

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Kane

While many outlets are reporting that the Pentagon burned the books, begging for comparisons to Nazi Germany, official reports say that the books were "destroyed."

Marcus Baram

How The Pentagon Censors Books: Before And After Versions Of A Soldier's Memoir | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This story has been updated Is actor Ned Beatty's name a national security secret? That's one of the questions raised by a side-by-side comparison o...

Operation Dark Heart 'Pulped': Military Officials Watched Publisher Destroy 9,500 Books

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department says it has paid $47,000 to destroy 9,500 copies of a former Army intelligence officer's war memoir that the...

Secrets in Plain Sight in Censored Book’s Reprint | SCOTT SHANE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency, headquarters for the government's eavesdroppers and code breakers, has been located at Fort Meade, Md., fo...

Secrecy and Censorship: Book Burning in the Era of E-Books

Frederick Reuss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Frederick Reuss

It's an odd form of censorship being practiced by the Pentagon these days. That 10,000 copies of Anthony Schaffer's book are sitting in a warehouse in Virginia awaiting incineration seems almost quaint.

Pentagon Mission

Washington Post | Peter Finn and Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Defense Department is attempting to buy the entire first printing - 10,000 copies - of a memoir by a controversial former Defense Intelligence Age...