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
After an EU referendum campaign replete with racism and fear, we examine the British media's impact on the result.
Media, Brexit consequences, United Kingdom
We challenge Malaysia's former prime minister, and also debate Ethiopia's treatment of the Oromo people.
A small organisation is tackling a deadly epidemic of chronic disease among El Salvador's sugarcane workers.
Health, El Salvador, Gang violence
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer on documenting Indonesia's killings of 1965 through the eyes of perpetrators and victims.
Indonesia, Crimes against humanity, Genocide