Instead, the feds are telling us something very revealing about themselves.
War on Terror
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He claims he'll be "the first president to visit the Middle East since 9/11 without U.S. troops engaged in a combat mission there." But that's not true.
All of this is a transparent effort to stop lawsuits from those who have been tortured.
In a program separate from the ones disclosed by Edward Snowden, we see more mass secret domestic data collection.
“Defend the Guard” laws would keep state troops out of conflicts that Congress hasn’t authorized.
Surveillance clearly shows children nearby as strike was called on man mistaken for a terrorist.
We've already seen how this can abuse Americans' civil liberties with little increase in public safety.
Our drones still patrol the skies, and our tax dollars will be paying off the costs of failed nation-building for decades.
A new, heavily investigated report shows a Pentagon uninterested in correcting its deadly errors.
According to the Pentagon, no crimes were committed.
A leading proponent of the invasion of Iraq vs. the editorial director of Antiwar.com.
Multiple military authorizations are still intact and we've still got troops in Iraq and elsewhere. And that's not even counting the drone strikes.
Seven children were among the 10 killed.
An independent investigation hasn't turned up terrorist ties or explosives.
There will likely never be a full accounting of the war's cost, but as much as $600 billion might have simply vanished due to waste, fraud, and incompetence.
Paul Schrader's story of an ex-military torturer is a searing tale of violence and redemption.
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Shameful scenes like those in Kabul don’t have to happen if we avoid military interventions.
In a speech aimed at proponents of perpetual war, the president refused to apologize for exiting Afghanistan.
But numerous politicians and war hawks were duped by seeing what they wanted to see.
The deadly Sunday explosion is a reminder of the hundreds of civilians U.S. strikes have killed in Afghanistan.
The hubristic idea that America could successfully nation-build in Afghanistan was a bipartisan delusion for nearly two decades.
The Pentagon says 12 Americans were killed and 15 more wounded in a pair of suicide attacks near the Kabul airport. At least 60 Afghans died as well.
Breaking encryption technologies always makes us less safe, no matter what the justification.
The Taliban Got Their Hands on American Military Gear Because We Invaded Afghanistan, Not Because We Withdrew
After a nearly 20-year occupation, this was one inevitable outcome.
The final price tag could eventually exceed $6 trillion, and American taxpayers will be paying the tab when the 50th anniversary of 9/11 arrives.
You can both support withdrawal and recognize its failed execution.
"I will not repeat the mistakes we've made in the past," Biden said Monday.
Daniel Hale Revealed America's Drone Assassinations to the Public. He's Been Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison.
Federal espionage laws are used once again to punish a whistleblower.
Upon his passing, it's worth remembering how badly things can go when a man has such great power, even a man with elements of conventional decency.
Repeal would do little to change how Congress and the president collaborate—or don't—on military operations.
U.S. Troops Were Supposed To Leave Afghanistan on May 1. Biden Will Keep Them There Until September.
After nearly 20 years, America's longest war could soon be over. But delaying withdrawal for what seems like symbolic reasons is questionable.