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Top Secret America

‘Top Secret America’: A Look At The Military’s Joint Special Operations Command

The Washington Post | DANA PRIEST and WILLIAM M. ARKIN | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

The CIA’s armed drones and paramilitary forces have killed dozens of al-Qaeda leaders and thousands of its foot soldiers. But there is another myste...

The Hangover: Questions for a Post-Bin Laden America

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's been a hell of a binge, hasn't it? Now it's hangover time. When the hangover ends, that's when the questions usually begin: Will we finally honor those "everyday heroes" we keep hearing about?

Minnesota and Chicago FBI Victims Get Worldwide Support

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Coleen Rowley

Maybe the FBI ought to be spending less resources going after anti-war activists and more time investigating their own "counter-terrorism" lecturers.

How Top Secret America Misfires

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Why has Congress not yet awoken to the fact that since 9-11 we have been sailing into a perfect storm? Here are just some of the turbulent winds blowing and pushing officials in the wrong direction.

OMB Orders Government Agencies to Monitor Disgruntled Employees -- What's Next?

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The White House and its paranoid Barney Fife bureaucrats have set their gun sights on the "insider threat" lurking within top secret America itself.

Dana Priest's Expose On 'Top Secret America'

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top-secret world the government created in response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has become so large, so unwieldy and so secretive ...

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.

If Only Journalism Could Be Franchised

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Faisal J. Abbas

Given recent events in the Arab World, I seriously doubt we will be seeing a Washington Post style "Top Secret Middle East" project coming out any time soon.

The F Word: Top Secret: Privatizing Fails

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

While deficit hawks obsess over spending, private security companies, private spies, and private armies rule the tax dollar roost.