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Suspicious Money Transfers Followed the Trump Tower Meeting

From Buzzweed, some answers to the enduring question, “Where is the evidence of collusion?” Answer: In the relationships of Russians doing business with the Trump entourage: Over the past nine months, BuzzFeed News has reported on the financial behavior of Manafort, former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, accused foreign agent Maria Butina, GOP operative Peter W....

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In Memory of Matthew Aid, Chronicler of the NSA

I didn’t know Matthew Aid, a leading scholar of the National Security Agency who passed away this week, but I learned a lot from his book The Secret Sentry. For anyone who wants to know how NSA really works, his book is a good place to start. Easier yet, take a look at this document collection...

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Haspel Memos Illuminate 4 Keys to the Culture of Torture

Haspel Memos Illuminate 4 Keys to the Culture of Torture

CIA director Gina Haspel supervised the torture of an alleged terrorist at a CIA black site in November 2002, according to declassified records obtained by the non-profit National Security Archive. Haspel’s supervisory role at the secret prison in Thailand was known before she was confirmed as CIA director in May with virtually no public hearings or declassification...