Reading Time: 7 minutes As Attorney General William Barr ratchets up his critique of the FBI’s role in the Russia probe, the former FBI general counsel speaks publicly for the first time about the bureau’s investigations of President Donald Trump and the Trump campaign.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Documents obtained by the Guardian show the FBI has, once again, broken protocol by improperly tracking the arrests of nonviolent environmental protesters.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has one of the toughest jobs in Washington. He wants to ensure that the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election can proceed while also having to handle the increasingly frequent tantrums from President Donald Trump. The latest chapter in this ongoing saga started in late April when Trump Read More
Reading Time: 17 minutes Higher education has evolved into a key source for obtaining military and technological intelligence. The post-9/11 efforts of the CIA and FBI, and the proliferation of international students have proven a fertile ground for nurturing future spies.
Reading Time: 29 minutes Charles Swift recounts the challenges he faced in defending the widow of Omar Mateen, who killed 49 at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub in 2016. Swift won a full acquittal for the widow despite government misconduct.
Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s been five years since the Boston Marathon bombing. Nevertheless, the federal government continues to withhold most of its official records about the primary perpetrator of that heinous attack.
Reading Time: 16 minutes William Pepper, who’s devoted most of his life to uncovering the truth of the King assassination, recaps the events and players that came together at the Lorraine Motel 50 years ago today.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Longtime Memphis journalist Marc Perrusquia has spent years examining the questionable tactics of the FBI in their surveillance of Martin Luther King and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference. This week’s podcast explores the Bureau’s behavior and reveals that — amazingly — these same shadowy tactics, and their cover-up, continue to this day.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Since 9/11, the FBI has had little trouble winning prosecutions against anyone it says is a “terrorist.” That might be changing.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The FBI was caught in a lie by the judge in the already shaky case against the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen.
Reading Time: 19 minutes In less than a year, five members of a neo-Nazi group have been charged with murder. More than 250,000 chat messages obtained by reporters provide a glimpse into how Atomwaffen works and how its members think.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Journalists and lawyers have been trying for years to learn more about Russia-connected Trump business associate Felix Sater. However, a federal district judge has just ruled in favor of a government request that key documents not be made available to the public.
Reading Time: 14 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 14 minutes Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent and whistleblower on the failures of the FBI on 9/11, looks at mass shootings as a consequence of the US fighting perpetual wars.
Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 23 minutes The new Peter B. Collins podcast looks at the similarities involving surveillance and paid FBI informants in five San Francisco Bay Area “domestic terrorism” cases.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Archives just released more than 10,000 new JFK assassination files from the FBI, and 144 have never been seen before.
Reading Time: 1 minute DAPL Company Targeted Environmentalists ; African Nationalism’s Strange End …and More Picks 11/16
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Department of Justice continues to block media access to convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refuses to say why, and refuses to tell us why they won’t tell us why.
Reading Time: 1 minute Who is Chris Wray, the former Assistant Attorney General, who was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee this week and is one Senate vote away from replacing James Comey as director of the FBI?