How Security Clearances Perpetuate Top-Level Corruption in the United States

Former CIA Director John Brennan and other of his ilk have profited greatly from his government service, becoming rich from board memberships.

Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 23, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP

President Donald Trump is threatening to take away the security clearances of a number of former senior intelligence and security officers who have been extremely critical of him. Most Americans were unaware that any ex-officials continued to hold clearances after they retired and the controversy has inevitably raised the question why that should

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A Former CIA Employee is Suspected In Wikileaks ‘Vault 7’ Disclosure

According to federal prosecutors, Joshua Adam Schulte, a former CIA employee, is believed to have provided the agency’s Vault 7 cyber warfare tools to WikiLeaks.

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U.S. authorities have identified a suspect in last year's "Vault 7" leaks of CIA hacking and electronic surveillance tools used in foreign espionage operations, reports the Washington Post. The Vault 7 release - a series of 24 documents which began to publish on March 7, 2017 - reveal that the CIA had a wide variety of tools to use against

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Tensions Mount as White House Prepares for Nomination of Torture Authority Gina Haspel

With less than a week until the nomination hearing of CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, the White House is working hard to defend the nominee’s career.

Gina Haspel speaks at the 2017 William J. Donovan Award Dinner (Screenshot)

Gina Haspel, current Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and nominee to lead the agency, is facing a wave of resistance from civil liberties advocates, Senators, and physicians who say her connection to past torture programs make her unfit to head the CIA. Haspel was involved in CIA “black site” prisons in Thailand and other foreign

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How Establishment Democrats Manufacture Faux Progressive Congressional Campaigns

By presenting real progressive voters with manufactured, faux-progressive candidates like Jeff Beals, the Clintonites think they’ll pull the wool over the eyes of the progressive left.

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When Bernie Sanders took the stage in Washington Square Park in New York City on a cold April night in 2016, he faced a crowd of approximately 25,000 adoring fans, many of whom were young, progressive, and desperately seeking a political alternative to the seemingly ineluctable game of Russian roulette that was a Clinton-Trump crapshoot. They

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Who’s Who of War Criminals and Torture Apologists Endorse Gina Haspel for CIA Director

The current and former officials who signed a letter endorsing Gina Haspel make up a veritable who’s who of individuals who escaped accountability for torture and war crimes. They also include individuals who have developed a reputation as advocates for The Resistance™ to President Donald Trump.

Gina Haspel speaks at the 2017 William J. Donovan Award Dinner (Screenshot)

An array of former intelligence and other government officials signed a letter to the Senate intelligence committee in support of Gina Haspel, the nominee for CIA director. Haspel, who is currently the deputy CIA director, was briefly in charge of a black site prison in Thailand during President George W. Bush’s administration. She helped

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Donald Trump Asks Why CIA Did Not Massacre Family of Militant With Drone

Psychopathocracy: the rule of persons without conscience, without empathy, without the milk of human kindness, without any appreciation for the rule of law.

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Greg Jaffe at the Washington Post reports that Trump has reversed an Obama-era push to get the Central Intelligence Agency out of the business of assassinating people with drone strikes (Obama had tried to shift most such operations to the Department of Defense). In the course of reviewing video of a drone strike, Trump noticed that the drone

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