CIA director nominee Gina Haspel would be the first CIA director since Richard Helms (1967-1973) whose entire career has been spent at CIA. The agency is going all out for her. The ACLU is going all out for the records of the push.
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.