How the intelligence community in America fails to achieve the success of its fictonal counterpart.
Does the U.S. pay families when drones kill innocent Yemenis?
Living in a one-superpower world (or Edward Snowden vs. Robert Seldon Lady)
The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.
What happened to the victims of the US secret prisons and extraordinary renditions?
Waterboarding Americans and the Redefinition of Torture
How a Washington global torture gulag was turned into the only gulag-free zone on Earth.
Long after the US government claims to have shut down its secret prisons, detainees remain unaccounted for.
A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world, and why Washington has no learning curve.
Megatrends, game-changers, black swans, tectonic shifts, and a world not that different from 2012.
Back from Iraq, a veteran meditates on the past, present, and future of American warfare, and the small creek in Virginia where they all flow together.
How two administrations and both parties made illegality the American way of life.
Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.