Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag: CIA

When it comes to having leaders who murder, the US is...

What our presidents, with their “kill lists,” are doing is destroying what little democracy and moral standing we have left in this country.

World War Two’s covert ops are failing in the post-war world

Why the fascination with arming foreign insurgents and proxy armies to fight wars that the U.S. won’t fight itself?

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

CIA-linked military contractor used Arizona ‘black site’ to secretly jail dozens...

A major U.S. military and CIA contractor has been detaining dozens of migrant children inside a vacant Phoenix office building with dark windows, no kitchen and only a few toilets.

Hypocritical Democratic Senator announces support for Haspel’s nomination

Besides Sen. Mark Warner, Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin, Joe Donnelly, and Heidi Heitkamp have announced their support for Haspel’s nomination.

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

The Resistance needs better heroes

A movement is defined by its heroes. The Resistance can find better heroes than the ones some of its members have chosen – and it should.

‘Bloody Gina’ Haspel’s disqualifying record of CIA torture

All senators should close the book on torture now and vote to oppose Gina Haspel's confirmation.

Trump’s pick for CIA Director ran black site torture program

CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, nominated to lead the agency, is responsible for running a secret CIA black site prison in Thailand and overseeing the torture of at least two terror suspects.

Former CIA officer arrested after caught spying for China

Jerry Chun Shing Lee was arrested this week and charged with unlawful retention of national defense information.

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Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

Crunch-time: Exposing the worst leadership stunt since the divine right of kings

History’s greatest modern leadership stunt – that is, Trump playing at being president – has earned a clear dump-by date. Exposure of lawless Trumpery increases geometrically by its range, duration and interwoven criminality – plus the extraordinary number of insider sources.

Hate crimes surged during Trump’s first year, a record high since 9/11

"Shouldn’t this urgent crisis be subject of first post-recess Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today, instead of ramming through more Trump judges? Our lives are at stake."

Why Jeff Sessions’ final act could have more impact than expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding Democrats embrace ‘Green...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

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