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The mass media have suddenly discovered Jeffrey Sterling — after his conviction Monday afternoon as a CIA whistleblower. Sterling’s indictment four years ago received fleeting news coverage ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 09:38 PM PST with 21 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 04:26 PM PST with 45 Recommends
Does anybody know if one can actually APPLY to the C.I.A. for rectal hydration? I am assuming you have to know somebody --“ or more likely, look like you know some THING. In either case I just ...
by Roger Burke
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The most bizarre reaction to come out of Tuesday's release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report has to be the calls, mostly from liberals, for Obama to pardon everyone involved. Yes,
by Jack McCullough
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 08:05 PM PST with 8 Recommends
One person we know bears responsibility.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 08:51 AM PST with 38 Recommends
NBC News foreign correspondent Richard Engel has been getting an earful from folks at Langley about the Senate Intel Committee's report on torture, and America's spooks are quite the Grumpy Cats ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 231 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 04:24 AM PST with 502 Recommends
As we listen to all the noise streaming around us today about the release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s summary of its report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of torture against ...
by msezell
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 02:10 AM PST with 3 Recommends
There are some issues in this world, I don't believe in knit-picking, excusing, or justifying. "Rape is Rape", "Murder is Murder", "Torture is Torture". Whatever all the reasons for Sen. Feinstein ...
by rontakchi
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 07:08 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I just did a keyword search in the just released 'Torture Report' -- searching for the word " effective ". And the results only confirm, what most of us already knew -- including the CIA itself -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 07:06 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Calls to reveal the ignominious truth of the "Torture Report" on CIA post-9/11 practices, including from our own Kos signatures and other grassroots organizations , have finally been heard. The ...
by ruby red shoes
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 05:43 PM PST with 38 Recommends
As reported by Dan Froomkin in the Intercept : Soon-to-be ex-Senator Mark Udall is being urged to follow Mike Gravel's Pentagon Papers example, by using the absolute free-speech right for members ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 10:56 AM PST with 36 Recommends
As the Washington Post explained ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 03:23 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Better late than never, the New York ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 57 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
That is the title of this op ed for Tuesday's Washington Post . Here's the opening paragraph: The CIA now admits that it spied on a Senate investigation into the agency’s shameful program of ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 08:30 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Five years ago, I described Dick Cheney'...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
With their 225 votes ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 230 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 152 Recommends
It looks like The Hon. DiFi has won a round in her running battle with the spooks at the CIA. C.I.A. Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers An internal investigation by the Central ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 244 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 09:40 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
Former CIA chief Michael Hayden thinks ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM PDT with 105 Recommends
So it's come to this. After five and a half years of setting records for filibusters, blocking judicial nominees, stonewalling executive branch appointees and holding the debt ceiling hostage, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 01:32 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
There are tragedies and then there are scandals. The killings of four Americans in Benghazi, as investigations by the State Department and ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 12:48 PM PDT with 45 Recommends