Fear Factors

U.S. Citizens can be Indefinitely Detained U.S. Government Asserts

For over 17 years, Moath al-Alwi has been held at Guantánamo Bay without charge. A Yemeni citizen, al-Alwi is one of Guantánamo’s “forever prisoners,” those whom the U.S. government has not charged with a...

9/11: The Pentagon’s B-Movie

The events that took place in the United States on September 11, 2001 were real and they were extremely violent. As David Griffin has recently shown in detail, they also had catastrophic real-life consequences...

Sept. 11 Trial Documents so Secret the Judge Can’t See Them

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — In a bizarre new episode in the Sept. 11 trial, defense lawyers wrote a legal brief based on documents from the prosecution that are so far so secret...

Ex-CIA boss admits to BBC Panorama that it tortured

Originally published at BBC News by Hilary Andersson on 8/3/15 The agency's position has always been that the "enhanced interrogation" techniques it used under George W Bush, did not amount to torture, because they were...

Dick Cheney Never Disappoints

Previewing his September 8 address on the Iran deal to (who else?) the American Enterprise Institute, Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz have published a lengthy op-ed (“Restoring American Exceptionalism”) in Saturday’s print edition...

The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism

There’s an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. The people are directionless, and politics provides no answer. And like former regimes, the militarized police have stepped up to provide a...

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