Article Archive

Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?

Trump may have been right about Obama efforts to derail campaign.

September 21, 2017

How I Believe Facebook Was Censoring My Political Speech

Forget China, the Internet police are already here in U.S.

September 15, 2017

‘Fool’s Errand’: A Guide to the New Forgotten War

Scott Horton’s Afghanistan primer will impress both casual readers and experts.

September 7, 2017

Is U.S. Congress Declaring War on WikiLeaks?

Senate bill calls organization a ‘hostile intelligence service’ working with ‘state actors.’

September 1, 2017

Two CIA Contractors Successfully Sued for “Black Site” Torture

Hired psychologists devised “enhanced interrogation techniques” to break prisoners.

August 23, 2017

Hack or Leak: Who Really Stole the DNC Files?

Lack of forensics leads to muddy waters indeed.

August 15, 2017

The New Know-Nothings In Congress

Hearings are endorsements of established viewpoints.

August 8, 2017

The Strange Case of Imran Awan

Only fraud or something more?

August 3, 2017

Should AIPAC Register as a Foreign Agent?

Pro-Israel organization should not get a pass.

July 28, 2017

Feds Deploy Massive ‘Pre-Crime’ Dragnet on Millions of Americans

How not to prevent the next Reality Winner.

July 21, 2017

Trump’s Tweets Are Not Harming National Security

Former intel officers-turned-Cassandras peddling crisis and self-promotion

July 14, 2017

Why Is Nikki Haley Still Trump’s UN Ambassador?

It’s unclear whether she is speaking for herself or the White House.

July 7, 2017

Make No Mistake, We Are Already at War in Syria

Trump’s anti-war promises were just glib campaign rhetoric.

June 30, 2017

Why Can’t the UK Stop Terror Attacks?

Let’s not make the same mistake here.

June 23, 2017

How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words

Trump may be testing his supporters today, but it is worth remembering how bad the alternative was

June 16, 2017

Was Russia Probing U.S. Electoral Systems?

Maybe, but gathering intelligence is not the same as full interference.

June 6, 2017

How China Rolled Up a CIA Network

Washington might be sending too many spies, making them more vulnerable.

May 31, 2017

How the Kushner Story Hurts U.S. Intelligence

Russia now knows that its diplomatic communications are compromised.

May 29, 2017

Do High-Level Leaks Suggest a Conspiracy?

National-security officials may see themselves as patriots, but their methods set a dangerous precedent.

May 18, 2017

The Real Meaning of ‘Sensitive’ Intelligence

Why sources and methods matter more than the material itself.

May 16, 2017