Ryan Devereaux

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Ryan Devereaux is a Brooklyn-based journalist covering national security and criminal justice. His work has appeared at The Guardian, RollingStone.com, The Nation, Democracy Now!, The Village Voice, and elsewhere.

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European Lawmakers Demand Answers on Phone Key Theft

European Lawmakers Demand Answers on Phone Key Theft

The mass theft of SIM keys by US and UK agents may have been illegal, Dutch and EU officials say.

NYPD Clarifies That New Counterterror Unit Won’t Carry Machine Guns At Protests

NYPD Clarifies That New Counterterror Unit Won’t Carry Machine Guns At Protests

The New York City Police Department says it won’t be carrying machine guns at protests, despite comments Commissioner Bill Bratton made recently. Speaking at a breakfast hosted by New York City’s Police Foundation Thursday, the commissioner unveiled a new unit–the Strategic Response Group or SRG–that will be made up of hundreds of officers tasked specifically>>

“Down Outright Murder”: A Complete Guide to the Shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson

“Down Outright Murder”: A Complete Guide to the Shooting of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson

Everything known about the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

Surprise: U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan Not Going Well

Surprise: U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan Not Going Well

A new report has found the war on drugs in Afghanistan remains colossally expensive, largely ineffective and likely to get worse. This is particularly true in the case of opium production, says the U.S. Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. In a damning report released Tuesday, the special inspector general, Justin F.>>

De Blasio Administration Continues Attacks On Press Over NYPD Spying, Channeling Bloomberg

De Blasio Administration Continues Attacks On Press Over NYPD Spying, Channeling Bloomberg

Responding to a lawsuit alleging unlawful and unconstitutional police surveillance of Muslim communities, lawyers under New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have doubled down on the arguments of his predecessor, advancing the notion that the New York City Police Department did not engage in dictionary-defined surveillance of the plaintiffs in the suit and contending that>>

The Ghost of Ronald Reagan Authorizes Most NSA Spying

The Ghost of Ronald Reagan Authorizes Most NSA Spying

Any U.S. company having “some relationship with foreign persons” is subject to spying.

Managing a Nightmare: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb

Managing a Nightmare: How the CIA Watched Over the Destruction of Gary Webb

Freshly-released CIA documents show how the largest U.S. newspapers helped the agency contain a groundbreaking exposé.

U.S. Defense Secretary Concedes ‘We Could Do a Little Better’ with Hostage Families

U.S. Defense Secretary Concedes ‘We Could Do a Little Better’ with Hostage Families

“We could and should maybe re-visit some of these practices,” the Secretary of Defense said.

Those Who’ve Seen Bloodshed Warn of Endless, Brutal War in Iraq

Those Who’ve Seen Bloodshed Warn of Endless, Brutal War in Iraq

Iraqis and Americans criticize the White House’s anti-Islamic State plan on legal, political and strategic grounds.

Bombing People Isn’t Like Casual Sex

Bombing People Isn’t Like Casual Sex

It may seem detached and convenient, but shooting missiles into countries is a big deal, even if there aren’t thousands of American troops on the ground.