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Why the CIA Is So Eager to Demolish Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Norman Solomon

With the Sterling trial, the CIA is airing soiled threads of its dirty laundry as never before in open court. The agency seems virtually obsessed with trying to refute the negative portrayal of Operation Merlin in James Risen's 2006 book, State of War.

We're Gonna Train 'Em: The Fallacy of American Total Make-Over in Iraq

John Brown | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
John Brown

What were/are we training Iraqis for? Should not the training, for a country we knew nothing about but were trying to "save," have been the other way around?

Can We Stop America's Surveillance State?

Danny Schechter | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Danny Schechter

With the publication of Glenn Greenwald's new book on Edward Snowden and the NSA, the state surveillance issue is back in full force -- as if it ever went away.

Under Amazon's CIA Cloud: The Washington Post

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

News media should illuminate conflicts of interest, not embody them. But the owner of the Washington Post is now doing big business with the Central Intelligence Agency, while readers of the newspaper's CIA coverage are left in the dark.

New Video Of Snowden Released As Whistleblower Receives Big Award

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics

Edward Snowden received the Integrity Award from the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence this week, and WikiLeaks has posted several vi...

VIPS Memo To Obama: Avoid Another Long War

Coleen Rowley | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Inasmuch as American politicians have failed miserably in the last decade on the issue of war, it would behoove concerned citizens to bring the facts in our memo to the attention of their respective congresspersons, as well as the president.

Whistleblowers: "Rescind Obama's 'Transparency Award' Now!"

Coleen Rowley | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Over 20 noted whistleblowers have just released a petition calling for rescinding a "Transparency Award" President Obama recently received.

"Then the Government Pulled the Plug" -Hillary Clinton

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Unbelievable! That was my reaction when someone first sent me this article. In less than a week after we cheered the outbreak of democracy in Egypt,...

Former CIA Agent Ray McGovern Discusses Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

On Tuesday, as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke on issues of free speech at George Washington University, 71-year-old former CIA analyst ...

Confronting Rumsfeld

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

Mere willingness to insult Donald Rumsfeld to his face is not a great accomplishment. It trivializes his alleged crimes to showily spew inane jargon.