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The information wars
The US government continues its efforts to clamp down on leaks of classified information.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 14:22 GMT
Khaled el-Masri and empire's oblivion
By allowing surrogate countries to take the blame, America can conveniently forget about being responsible for torture.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 15:07 GMT
The persecution of John Kiriakou
Techniques that the US hanged men for at Nuremburg and in post-war Japan are now employed and declared lawful.
Peter Van Buren
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT
Impunity at home, rendition abroad
The modern US urge to torture did not begin on September 12, 2001, but can be traced back to the Cold War.
Alfred W McCoy
Last updated: 17 Aug 2012 13:12 GMT
US: Edging closer towards war with Iran?
The biggest problem for the US is not Iran getting a nuclear weapon and testing it, but getting it and not using it.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 12:25 GMT
Failing to realise the promise of 9/11
After the 9/11 attacks, the US had a golden chance to galvanise the world against terrorism - but it failed to do so.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2011 14:55 GMT
The magical realism of body counts
The US government, and a pliant mainstream media, are making sure the public remain ignorant of civilian casualties.
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 17:59 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
Fact file: US intelligence failures
An overview of some of the most infamous and fatal intelligence lapses involving the CIA and FBI in recent years.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2010 18:32 GMT
Bush officials 'endorsed torture'
Newspaper says memos sanctioned use of waterboarding against al-Qaeda suspects.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2008 07:07 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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