Reading Time: 21 minutes Elite institutions — from government to academia to media — are losing their authority and monopoly all over the world. Why?
Reading Time: 16 minutes Ex-CIA officer Frank Snepp recalls the forgotten past of ex-CIA officer Bill Barr — and what Barr did that was so controversial the first time he was attorney general, nearly three decades ago.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quaint tale of manipulators being manipulated.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Russ Baker takes a tour through the KGB Museum of grotesque and quaint spy tools, located in the heart of New York City, of all places.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It is extraordinarily rare for major news outlets to delve into an issue they are usually quick to dismiss as a “conspiracy theory.” But the ‘Washington Post’ went there.
Reading Time: 21 minutes EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Kaye exposes a second rendition and interrogation program, and argues that one of them amounted to human experimentation.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Shane O’Sullivan draws on newly released records to talk about the many gaps in the story of Watergate.
Reading Time: 20 minutes Is the CIA friend or foe? An excerpt from Douglas Valentine’s recent book helps illuminate an agency that operates in the shadows.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have secrets — whether they are deep and dark, or downright tacky — then you may be surprised, entertained, and comforted by this collection of insights from people who, if still living, have a lot to hide themselves.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Anyone who thinks people just brave the border hazards for the heck of it pays no attention to historical causation — in particular the role the US has played over the decades propping up right-wing dictators throughout South and Central America.