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Oliver Stone and Kevin Costner Talk ‘JFK’ 25 Years Later (Russ)
The director and lead actor of the film reminisce and discuss new revelations about the late president
Executions Hit 25-Year Low and Support Is Falling (Trevin)
2016 death sentences were lowest since 1972, and general support for capital punishment is down, continuing a trend that began in the ’90s.
What the Assassination Portends for Erdogan, Turkey (Dan)
Speculation over how and why the killing of the Russian ambassador occurred has plagued Turkey since the event. A deeper question, however, is what does this say about security in post-coup Turkey?
Bill Clinton, Not James Comey, May Have Cost the Election (Jimmy)
The chorus has gone out that FBI director James Comey cost Hillary Clinton the election by his “interference”. But Michael Daly argues that it was Bill Clinton’s abrupt meeting with AG Loretta Lynch on her plane, during the ongoing email server investigation, that compelled Comey to address the public.
Interview: Whistleblower John Kiriakou on CIA Behaviour Post-Election (Jimmy)
John Kiriakou was a 15-year CIA veteran who spent nearly two years in federal prison for blowing the whistle on the CIA torture program. In this TruthDig interview, he discusses recent allegations of Russian hacking, US foreign election interference, Trump’s intelligence briefings, and more.