Petraeus Gets Leniency for Leaking—And Risen’s CIA Source Should Too, His Lawyers Say

Petraeus Gets Leniency for Leaking—And Risen’s CIA Source Should Too, His Lawyers Say

Jeffrey Sterling’s attorneys ask judge that he “not receive a different form of justice” than Petraeus, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for leaking. Sterling faces up to 24 years in jail for talking with a New York Times reporter.

What Obama’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Tells Us About the U.S. — and the Rest of the World

What Obama’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Tells Us About the U.S. — and the Rest of the World

What happened is a historical fact, and it shouldn’t be difficult to get presidents and prime ministers to say, “Today we remember the Armenian Genocide.” But it’s almost impossible, especially in the U.S. — because Turkey has made Armenian Genocide denial part of its national identity, and we’re dependent on Turkey’s support for our broader mideast policies.

The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged

The Key War on Terror Propaganda Tool: Only Western Victims Are Acknowledged

It shouldn’t take the drone-killing of a U.S. citizen to cause a mainstream discussion of how reckless these killings are. But it does. That, by itself, should cause a serious examination of the mindset behind all of this.

The Word That Cannot Be Uttered (It’s Drones)

If they cannot even say the word, how can they even begin to tell the truth?

Top Democrat Larry Summers: Democrats Are Crazy and Hate Trade

Top Democrat Larry Summers: Democrats Are Crazy and Hate Trade

If you’re a member of the Democratic party’s elite, you simply never acknowledge any rational opposition exists to the current model of economic globalization, just as if you’re a butler at Buckingham Palace, you never say, “I think the queen is just some old lady.”

Military Pursued Concealable Lie Detector for Interrogations

Military Pursued Concealable Lie Detector for Interrogations

A short-lived Army experiment aspired to analyze the human face for signs of stress and deception during interrogations.

Counterterrorism Conference Kicks Out Intercept Journalist

Counterterrorism Conference Kicks Out <em>Intercept</em> Journalist

“We’re not banning you, we’re just not allowing you access,” Mike Oldknow, the security chief, told me Wednesday, when I showed up to attend one of the world’s largest annual counterterrorism events.

Inside Morocco’s Campaign To Influence Hillary Clinton and Other U.S. Leaders

Inside Morocco’s Campaign To Influence Hillary Clinton and Other U.S. Leaders

Leaked documents and other evidence offer a glimpse of a foreign government’s lobbying campaign in Washington, focused on the former secretary of state.

Don’t Miss the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Series on Corporate Lobbying of State Attorneys General

Don&#8217;t Miss the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Series on Corporate Lobbying of State Attorneys General

You don’t understand the world you live in if you haven’t read Eric Lipton’s three-part series in The New York Times on the staggering “explosion” of relentless, grimy lobbying of state attorneys general. Lipton just won a Pulitzer Prize for his work, and it’s truly deserved: it’s a masterpiece of investigative reporting, built on diligent use of open records laws.

Taco Bell Lobbyists Thank Congressional Staff With 6,000 Tacos

Taco Bell Lobbyists Thank Congressional Staff With 6,000 Tacos

Taco Bell franchise owners have an agenda. Congressional staffers have an appetite.