Stories by Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman writes for The Guardian from Washington, DC. subscribe to Spencer Ackerman's feed

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.

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..."

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Guardian

President suggests missile strikes could lead to longer-term mission after political negotiations in Washington.

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.

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.

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.

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.