Edward Snowden in Russia

by Robert E. Hunter Edward Snowden has left Moscow for an “undisclosed location” in Russia, with a one-year freedom-of-the-country pass. The US government is naturally incensed with Russian President Vladimir Putin. To borrow a Russian phrase coined by Nikolai Chernyshevsky… Continue Reading  

Crisis of Confidence: How Washington Lost Faith in America’s Courts

Reposted by arrangement with Tom Dispatch By Karen J. Greenberg As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the unexpected extent of the damage Americans have done to themselves and their institutions is coming into better focus.  The event that “changed… Continue Reading  

What is the Obama Administration Doing to Bradley Manning?

We’ve been a bit remiss in covering this story, but recent revelations about the treatment of PFC Bradley Manning (for details, see Glenn Greenwald) make clear that the military — and thus the Obama administration — is subjecting Manning to… Continue Reading