In the aftermath of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the public learned that the FBI had been alerted twice to the potential danger of shooter Nikolas Cruz. But this is not the first time the FBI screwed up royally.
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NOW LIVE ON WhoWhatWhy Another Boston Bombing Witness Beatdown? by James Henry Friends of the accused Boston Marathon Bombers have faced intimidation, deportation and even deadly violence. Now another is alleging abuse. Is this latest allegation symptomatic of a broader effort to silence the Tsarnaev brothers’ friends? ICYMI: WhoWhatWhy Editor-in-Chief Russ Baker’s commentary on “41,” the new […]
Sen. Chuck Grassley wants the Department of Homeland Security to explain why certain people with terrorist links are being put on a “hands off” list forbidding extra scrutiny that may otherwise keep them out of the country.
Is President Obama’s recently announced order seeking to reverse the dramatic over-arming of police forces nationwide too little, too late? We all saw—in Baltimore, in Ferguson, in Boston—how civilian law enforcement has turned into a virtual sixth branch of the military. Where is this going? Our guest, author of a new book on the topic, shares his research.
On the fifth anniversary of the occupation of New York’s Zuccotti Park, read this classic WhoWhatWhy story revealing a secret contingency plan to assassinate Occupy Wall Street protesters in Texas.
A mystical Islamic movement preaching dialogue and education is being blamed for Turkey’s failed coup. But was the CIA also involved? And what’s next for Turkey?
Did the FBI ignore, or even abet, a plot to assassinate Occupy Houston leaders? What did the Feds know? Whom did they warn? And what did the Houston Police know?
The government’s post-9/11 legacy of torture continues to hamper Guantánamo Bay legal proceedings. President Donald Trump is not helping.
Activist Rebecca Gordon argues that it’s time to bring to justice those in the US government responsible for war crimes, such as Abu Ghraib.