Ukraine’s volunteer battalions have played a prominent role in the fight against Russian-backed separatists. A reporter takes an inside look at a Chechen-led battalion.
Once regarded as a fringe group of exiles, the Mojahedin have used money and supporters to go from outlawed terrorist organization to influential players.
People held at Homan Square describe being hit and bound for hours in an intentionally overheated room.
Twenty-three years ago, Garrett’s girlfriend died in a fire. The state says he killed her. Fire scientists say the state is wrong.
The world’s largest maker of SIM cards is downplaying the hack by US and British spies. But security experts say the company is underestimating the NSA and GCHQ.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago Police Department is operating a CIA-style black site on the city’s West Side, according to an explosive new report from The Guardian’s Spencer Ackerman. The facility, a warehouse known as Homan Square, also houses military-style vehicles, according to Ackerman. The Guardian reports that the CPD detains mostly poor, black and brown>>
The current practices of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court are effective and don’t need to be changed, according to former FBI director Robert Mueller. “Yes, it’s worthwhile. Metadata of telephone companies is terribly helpful,” Mueller said, speaking Tuesday morning at an American Bar Association breakfast held at the the University Club in Washington, D.C. Mueller cited the example>>
Inmates at an immigration detention center in Raymondville, Texas seized control of the facility over the weekend, setting off a standoff with federal authorities. The inmates, mostly undocumented immigrants, used pipes as weapons, though there are only minor injuries reported thus far, according to The Associated Press. In addition, there were reports of fires being set>>