Lauren Kirchner: What’s the Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not MuchMarch 2016
Officials are again pointing to the need for mass surveillance to take down terrorists. Here's what we know about how well it works.
Nick Turse: America’s Black-Ops BlackoutJanuary 2014
Trying to calculate the man-years spent by Green Berets, Rangers, Navy SEALs, Special Operations Aviators, and Delta Force commandos all over the world.
Cora Currier: Gitmo Soldiers Get 9/11 LessonsAugust 2013
The U.S. military's lessons in recent history.
Matthew Harwood: Political Violence and PrivilegeJuly 2013
Violent right-wing extremism doesn’t scare Americans.
Christie Thompson: The Best Stories on the Government’s Growing SurveillanceJune 2013
What we know about what the government knows.