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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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