Justice Department

Barr, Grenell block 9/11 families access to evidence with broad, ‘unprecedented’ claims of secrecy

U.S. Attorney General William Barr and acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell broadly invoked the state secrets privilege this week to block 9/11 survivors and family members from obtaining crucial evidence to support...

Operation Mockingbird Legalized — FBI Can Now Impersonate the Media

FBI agents conducting undercover investigations have now been given the green light to impersonate journalists, the Justice Department determined last week — effectively legalizing the government’s most notorious propaganda program, Operation Mockingbird. Last Thursday, the...

Lawsuit could reveal Saudi complicity in 9/11

A federal lawsuit moving forward in Manhattan could open the floodgates to tightly held government secrets about foreign connections to the 9/11 attacks. While the Obama administration refuses to make public the censored 28 pages...

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Mock America in 9/11 Trial

Originally published at Washington's Blog by Kevin Ryan on 6/13/15 Last year, it was discovered that the FBI had attempted to infiltrate the legal defense team of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner. The defendant is charged,...

Louis Freeh: The Man With The Secrets

Originally published at whowhatwhy.com by Russ Baker on 8/28/14 Any serious student of history is on alert for “interesting accidents.” Because sometimes they are accidents. Sometimes, they’re not. We have no opinion at the moment on...

The militarization of the police: To terrify and Occupy

Originally published at TomDispatch by Matthew Harwood on 8/14/14 How the Excessive Militarization of the Police is Turning Cops Into Counterinsurgents During a 2011 investigation, reporters Andrew Becker and G.W. Schulz discovered that, since 9/11, police...

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