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Congress is MIA as a secret war burgeons in Africa

Solid VICE News reporting tells another chapter of an undercovered story:  AfriComm, with its continental responsibilities, is blowing up into a war command, with a massive drone base under construction in Niger. Much of the action is classified. Congress has held no hearings on the authorization to use military force.

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About the Deep State Vertical

About the Deep State Vertical

The Deep State Vertical is the thinking man and woman’s portal to the world of secret government. A group blog anchors the page with daily commentary on the machinations of secret intelligence agencies in war and politics. Hosted by blogger/author/editor Jefferson Morley, the page lays bare the workings of the CIA and other secret agencies...

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What is the ‘Deep State’ anyway?

What is the ‘Deep State’ anyway?

When I started writing the biography of James Angleton in January 2015, the notion that a “deep state” shaped American politics was largely unknown. When I finished The Ghost two years later, the term commanded belief from the President of the United States and a near majority of the citizenry.

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