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Guests: War on Terror, War on Muslims?
Empire asks its guests if the global fight against terrorism is eroding the democratic principles it set out to defend.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 14:49 GMT
Dana Priest: 'They all know each other'
Dana Priest is a leading Washington Post investigative reporter on national security, and the author of two books.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2013 11:00 GMT
The Debate: Empire of Secrets
As revelations of systemic snooping continue to hit the headlines, who is watching the watchers?
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 13:19 GMT
Edward Snowden: Shooting the messenger?
Mainstream media in the US seems to be more interested in the character of the leaker than in the content of the leak.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 07:46 GMT
US: Silencing news sources?
After the seizure of AP's phone records, we ask if the US is still the land of the free for journalists and sources.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 16:10 GMT
How the US intelligence community came out of the shadows
In the past, US presidents pursued "plausible deniability" when it came to assassination plots, but not anymore.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2012 08:25 GMT
How drone war became the American way of life
US reliance on drones is outsourcing war to things that cannot protest or vote, and to whom there is no "home front".
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 11:54 GMT
US detention policy: Exposing the dark side
During George W Bush's first term, the US tortured many 'War on Terror' prisoners, including a 15-year-old boy.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2011 14:47 GMT
Suleiman: The CIA's man in Cairo
Suleiman, a friend to the US and reported torturer, has long been touted as a presidential successor.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2011 14:10 GMT
Clinton missing the big picture
The battle between interpretation and advocacy of 'smart power' continues to rage between the Pentagon and state.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2010 15:48 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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