Do not mourn the defense secretary. Mourn his victims. There were nearly too many to tally, but his Pentagon refused to count anyway.
The former Attorney General oversaw dozens of leak investigations. But he’s telling associates he knew nothing about this particular one.
“‘Aliens’ is so far-fetched that it’s just about the last possibility you’d want to consider. It’s only slightly more plausible than ‘Atlanteans,’” one observer says.
Is the Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots of the U.S. just a cultural group? Or something more?
Asadullah Haroon took Biden to court on Monday to win his freedom after 14 years. The prospects are far less promising for Mohammad Fahim, whom the CIA tortured.
Abu Zubaydah was a human guinea pig for the CIA’s post-9/11 torture. Almost 20 years later, as the U.S. moves on, he’s still trying to get out of Guantanamo.
A secret court warned the FBI in 2018 about warrantless searches. But the bureau still went looking for “racially motivated violent extremists” in NSA troves without a court order.