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Spencer Ackerman writes for The Guardian from Washington, DC.
US Rules out Military Aid to Iraqi Forces in Fight Against Rebels
Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Secretary of state John Kerry says US troops will not return to aid Iraqis they once trained in battle to regain Sunni province.
Edward Snowden Says Judge's Ruling on Unconstitutionality of NSA Surveillance Methods Vindicates His Disclosures
Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Snowden: “I acted on my belief that the NSA's mass surveillance programs would not withstand a constitutional challenge..."
War Drums: Obama Hints at a Much Larger Attack in Syria to Order to Win Over Republicans
Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Guardian
President suggests missile strikes could lead to longer-term mission after political negotiations in Washington.
US General: Going into Syria Would Create 'Unintended Consequences'
Posted on: Jul 23, 2013, Source: The Guardian
General Martin Dempsey, top military officer, warns senators that each option under consideration would be costly and uncertain.
How the Pentagon Turned an Interrogation Resistance Program into a Blueprint for Torture
Posted on: Jun 19, 2008, Source: Washington Independent
At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, answers about the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogations" finally came to light.
Obama's Sweeping Foreign Policy Critique
Posted on: Mar 27, 2008, Source: The American Prospect
Democrats should not have to act like Republicans to pass some test on national security. It's time to end the politics of fear.
Arrested for Driving While Muslim
Posted on: Sep 27, 2006, Source: The Nation
Five years after 9/11, Muslim-American men are still being arrested on flimsy charges and accused of being terrorists.
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