Author writes why "Zero Dark Thirty" won't settle the torture question or purge torture from the American system.
21 Dec 2012 11:57 GMT | Politics
Six critical foreign policy questions that won't be raised in the Presidential debates.
15 Oct 2012 11:01 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt
Techniques that the US hanged men for at Nuremburg and in post-war Japan are now employed and declared lawful.
23 Sep 2012 12:35 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, Japan, Taiwan
Why has the US spent so much money and time "so disastrously trying to rebuild occupied nations abroad"?
Peter Van Buren | 28 Aug 2012 07:48 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Germany, Iraq
The Obama administration aggressively prosecutes whistleblowers, but turns a blind eye to politically beneficial leaks.
Peter Van Buren | 20 Jun 2012 17:20 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan
Under Obama, six whistleblowers have been charged under the World War I-era Espionage Act.
Peter Van Buren | 13 Feb 2012 11:20 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, China, Iraq, United States
Federal employees are the only ones who know what's happening inside the government and their voices are being silenced.
Peter Van Buren | 01 Dec 2011 06:31 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, United States
The US bought a $2.58m chicken factory in Iraq without any market research for a nonexistent fresh chicken market.
Peter Van Buren | 06 Oct 2011 10:36 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, Iraq, United States
A State Department employee was scapegoated for linking an already published WikiLeaks document to his blog.
Peter Van Buren | 03 Oct 2011 12:56 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Chile, Iraq
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War