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Reporter Glenn Greenwald just published an article based on a hitherto-unreleased NSA memo provided by Ed Snowden, which shows that in 2011 and 2012, the NSA entered into a closer partnership with the torturers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of the Interior.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:43 AM
July 25th, 2014 • 9:50 AM

The Bipartisan Policy Institute hosted a day-long conference in Washington yesterday, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the release of the 9/11 Commission report...

July 23rd, 2014 • 10:09 PM

During the debate on House Concurrent Resolution 105 which directs the President to remove all United States military forces stationed in Iraq within 30 days or by the end of the year, Rep. James McGovern (D-Mass) stated:

July 19th, 2014 • 9:42 AM

Fareed Zakaria, one of the U.S. media darlings of international affairs, has accused Obama of putting "fuel on a raging fire" if he goes ahead with the $500 million to "vet" and fund Syrian rebels.

July 12th, 2014 • 11:10 AM

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), along with some other senators, is looking to a provision in the original resolution that established the Senate Intelligence Committee in 1976, that might allow the committee to release its report on CIA torture under its own authority, if the White House doesn't move faster to get it out publicly. Apparently, he has been contemplating such a move since last October.

July 27th, 2014 • 9:24 AM

At a day-long conference hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Institute in Washington July 22, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the release of the 9/11 Commission report, Commission co-chairs Lee Hamilton and Tom Kean both strongly supported the release of the classified 28 pages of the Joint Congressional Inquiry into 9/11, which both the Bush/Cheney and Obama administrations have kept secret.

July 23rd, 2014 • 11:45 PM

The Canadian website Global Research published a very useful summary of the latest developments in the battle to force President Obama to release the classified 28 pages of 9/11 documents that have been suppressed since 2002.

July 19th, 2014 • 9:48 AM

Representatives Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), Walter Jones (R-NC) and Barbara Lee (D-Cal.) introduced House Concurrent Resolution 105 on Friday, July 11, mandating that all US troops be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of the year, except for those needed to defend US diplomatic facilities and personnel.

July 12th, 2014 • 12:24 PM