Gina Haspel played a key role in America’s post 9/11 torture program and was a leader in covering up its excesses. Should that disqualify her from being CIA director? Whistleblower John Kiriakou believes it should.
President Donald Trump has nominated Gina Haspel — a person deeply involved in the agency’s former torture program — to be the new director. Last year, we interviewed CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou about his role in exposing this illegal program.
Barrett Brown and filmmaker Alex Winter remind us that all of our broken institutions needed reform before Trump — and will need even more reform after he is gone.
The government’s post-9/11 legacy of torture continues to hamper Guantánamo Bay legal proceedings. President Donald Trump is not helping.
Newly released files on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy show the CIA was concerned about what agent Richard Case Nagell might reveal after being detained by East German intelligence.
Why would a man who knew Lee Harvey Oswald and had apparent connections to intelligence walk into a bank, shoot two holes in a wall, and await arrest months prior to JFK’s assassination? There is no better alibi than being in federal prison.
Two JFK researchers break down a top-secret CIA assassination program known as ZR/RIFLE, and what connection it may have had to the murder of President John F. Kennedy.
Was President John F. Kennedy’s mistress killed in an intricate, CIA-conducted operation like something out of the old television series Mission Impossible?
As the Korean War broke out, Donald Nichols was a major American player for the CIA. He helped launch the South Korean Air Force and picked bombing targets in the North. He ended up a non-person, discredited in the eyes of the US government. This is his story.
The author finds out more and more about the elusive man who may have murdered President John F. Kennedy’s mistress.
Delays, redactions, and the complete disappearance of JFK-related files all send a message from the CIA: It doesn’t have to comply with the law of the land, they will not tell us their secrets — and they think there is nothing we can do about it.