Bill Binney is a former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) who resigned in 2001 and became a whistleblower. His mission in life now is to speak out about how the NSA is spying on Americans and violating their constitutional rights. AJ+’s Dena Takruri interviewed him about the spying program and what Americans can do to protect themselves.
Drone strikes are the weapon of choice in America’s so-called War on Terror. They’ve been used nearly 500 times in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia since 2002. But while U.S. officials praise their “surgical precision,” the reality on the ground tells a different tale. Here’s what you need to know about the U.S. drone war and its unintended consequences.
Why won’t the CIA agents who practiced torture under the agency’s “enhanced interrogation program” be prosecuted for their crimes? Under U.S. and international law, torture is illegal, but Obama isn’t planning on holding anyone accountable. We tell you why.