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Six Questions for Tara McKelvey on Torture

Tara McKelvey is a features writer at BBC News in Washington. She is the author of Monstering: Inside America’s Policy…
Maisie Allison May 12, 2014

Routine Child Rape by Afghan Police

In December 2012, Maj. Bill Steuber heard that three boys had been shot dead while fleeing the Afghan police…
Robert Long July 10, 2013

Edward Snowden on Why He Exposed the NSA

The Booz Allen Hamilton whistleblower talks to the Guardian‘s Glenn Greenwald about why he revealed the NSA’s voracious gathering…
TAC Staff June 10, 2013

AP, Then James Rosen—How Widespread Is DOJ Surveillance of Journalists?

The Washington Post reported yesterday that in 2010 the Justice Department surveilled Fox News reporter James Rosen and obtained…
J. Arthur Bloom May 20, 2013

Will Obama’s Scandals Change Attitudes Toward Government?

According to many Republicans, Barack Obama has been scandal-plagued since sometime shortly after his inaugural parade. But only within…
Michael Tracey May 15, 2013

Obama: Nixon in Reverse

The most basic criticism of Obama turns out to be the truest. A one-term Senator doesn’t have much preparation…
Daniel McCarthy May 15, 2013

John Mearsheimer, Accused and Vindicated

A short first person account in the Jewish Week got some attention on mondoweiss; though a local and kind of…
Scott McConnell March 15, 2013

The Trichordist’s Disingenuous Attack on Derek Khanna

You may remember the blog The Trichordist for publishing that utterly out-of-proportion response from Camper Van Beethoven singer David…
J. Arthur Bloom January 30, 2013

As Gaza Burns, the Scandal Simmers

I’ve lost touch with the Petraeus scandal since the Gaza war started, and obviously intense suffering with potentially profound…
Scott McConnell November 21, 2012

Breitbart’s Legacy: Occupy’s ‘Race War’

TAMPA—I can’t say for sure, but something tells me Andrew Breitbart—the guy who defended the Tea Party from charges…
J. Arthur Bloom August 30, 2012