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FBI Historian Says Comey Threatens 240-Year Experiment With Democracy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

FBI Director James Comey, with his surprise announcement Sunday that the bureau had found nothing new in the latest version of its investigation into ...

Richard Nixon's Blueprint for Twenty-First Century America

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Nixon had the Secret Service turn the Oval Office, its telephones, the Cabinet Room, and his "hideaway" in the Executive Office Building into recording studios. He bugged his own life, ensuring that anything you said to the president of the United States would be recorded, thousands and thousands of hours of it.

'The Most Dangerous Man in America'

Tim Weiner | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Tim Weiner

Richard Nixon saw himself as a great statesman, a giant for the ages, a general who could command the globe, a master of war, not merely the leader of the free world but "the world leader." Yet he was addicted to the gutter politics that ruined him.

Revealed: Why The FBI Took Down Nixon

Posted 02.16.2012 | Home

The following is excerpted from the new book "Enemies: A History of the FBI" by National Book Award-winner Tim Weiner [Random House, $30.00]: On Ma...

Marcus Baram

Bush Lied To FBI Director About Spying On Americans, Book Says | Marcus Baram | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush lied to FBI Director Robert Mueller in the Oval Office to protect White House programs that secretly eavesdropped on A...

Now I Get It

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

If you find a mess somewhere in the world, there's a good chance the CIA's fingerprints are on it. All over the world. For more than half a century.