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CIA Director John Brennan is reportedly considering promoting an official who ran an overseas "black site" where suspected terrorists were interrogated and who was involved in the decision to destroy videotapes of waterboarding. It's an outrageous idea....
WASHINGTON — The acting chief of the CIA's operations wing ran a secret "black site" prison overseas after the 2001 terrorist attacks and later signed off on the decision to destroy videotapes of brutal interrogations, according to current and...
On March 7, after nearly 13 hours, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) ended his historic filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan as CIA director. The filibuster didn't stop there though, Paul also went on to criticize President Obama's and Attorney...
“Here’s the biggest fable of the USA: Christopher Columbus discovered America. He never set foot on American soil. He found the Bahamas, and last I looked, the Bahamas wasn’t part of the U.S. So why is he getting credit? Now, 400 years...
In the divided world of American politics, it's not easy to find an issue on which the legal affairs correspondent for the Nation and the former chairman of the American Conservative Union agree. But we've found one: the crucial importance of transparency...
I hope I'm not too late to the fight. Last week, freshman Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, held an old-fashioned filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Mr. Paul's stated reason for taking to the floor and talking for...
Arianna HuffingtonIt's become accepted wisdom that Washington has become pathologically polarized and partisan, with every new debate inevitably breaking down along party lines. That's why it was so remarkable last week when Rand Paul's old-fashioned talking filibuster...
WASHINGTON - President Obama should stop “bobbing and weaving” and let Congress and the public see the classified legal opinions that govern the targeted killing of terrorism suspects overseas, former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta ...
I hope I'm not too late to the fight. Last week, freshman Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., held an old-fashioned filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Paul's stated reason for taking to the floor and talking for 13 hours was that...
The Hartford CourantJohn Brennan, newly confirmed director of the CIA, assured Americans in a speech last year on targeted killing that there is "absolutely nothing casual" about the process of targeted killing, including that of American citizens. He included in this the...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut ranks sixth in a list of states to benefit if federal regulators integrate unmanned aircraft — or drones — into the country's domestic airspace system, the industry's main lobbying group said in a report released Tuesday. The...
WASHINGTON - Iran has made progress toward developing nuclear weapons capability, Al Qaeda sympathizers are resurgent across North Africa and the Middle East, and the U.S. economy is vulnerable to relatively unsophisticated cyber-attacks, according to...
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