by Spencer Ackerman | May 14, 2013 | MonitorThe defense secretary who screwed up Iraq and Afghanistan has some advice for you. Some of it is good!
by Spencer Ackerman | Apr 9, 2013 | MonitorOne downside of joining your Syrian extremist entity to al-Qaida’s Iraq affiliate: it gives the U.S. a lot of legal leeway to target you.
by Spencer Ackerman | Mar 28, 2013 | MonitorIn 2004, Osama bin Laden explained how his terrorists were going to win its struggle against a vastly more powerful adversary: al-Qaida sought to “blee[d] America to the point of bankruptcy.” Bin Laden is dead and his organization is a …
by Spencer Ackerman | Mar 19, 2013 | MonitorIt feels like a fever dream now, but U.S. intelligence agencies once thought Saddam Hussein built drones capable of unleashing deadly bioagents within the United States. Really.
by Spencer Ackerman | Mar 18, 2013 | MonitorSo much for training the Iraqi police. Less than two years and $700-plus million after taking over police training from the U.S. military, the State Department pulled out its last cop trainer on March 1.