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When "Terrorism" Becomes Farce: How the DOJ Blew a Case, Ripped Off Taxpayers, and Violated National Security Policy

(20) Comments | Posted October 24, 2010 | 12:00 PM

Three years ago, the U.S. Justice Department made a breakthrough of sorts when it launched a terrorism court case in Sacramento, California. Until then, terrorism had been a scary business. Now we're looking at farce.

The case, known as USA vs. Harrison U. Jack et. al., accuses a...

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Peace at Last? No thanks to the State Department ...

(2) Comments | Posted December 23, 2009 | 6:04 AM

There's been a breakthrough in ending a war that should have ended long, long ago. No, not Afghanistan or Iraq. It's a tiny, little-known conflict that grew out of the Vietnam War. Yeah, that one - the war that was supposed to have ended all the way back in 1975.

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The Underperformers: How Key U.S. Officials Have Shaped a Tribal Crisis

(2) Comments | Posted May 5, 2009 | 9:07 PM

[Part 4 in a series: The Strange New Life of an Old Secret War]


A little over a year ago, I was walking down a hallway in the U.S. embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, with a retired C.I.A. operative, Bill Lair. Back in the Vietnam war era, Lair started...

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The C.I.A.'s tribe in danger

(2) Comments | Posted March 29, 2009 | 3:34 PM

[Part 3 in a series: The Strange New Life of an Old Secret War]

It wasn't the usual kind of Agency interrogation.

At a table under a tree, in the yard of a locked detention center, in the city of Nong Khai, in the country of Thailand, across the wide...

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The C.I.A. Man Returns

(4) Comments | Posted March 19, 2009 | 6:42 PM

[Part 2 in a series: The Strange New Life of an Old Secret War]

This is a series about a huge C.I.A. operation from long ago that's come to life again, in new forms - as a terrorism case in America, as a leftover insurgency abroad, and as a vexing...

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The Weirdest Terrorism Court Case in America

(8) Comments | Posted March 11, 2009 | 1:33 PM

[Part 1 in a series: The Strange New Life of an Old Secret War]

Good and bad news this week in the weirdest terrorism court case in the country -- a case that, if it goes to trial, would bring CIA veterans to the witness stand to testify against Justice...

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