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Tim Weiner

Stop The Official Lies By Revealing Secret Court Rulings

The U.S. has forsworn secret prisons. But we have reams of secret laws for our secret intelligence agencies, interpreted by a secret court that hands down secret rulings. The time is ripe to declassify the rulings, enough to reassure us that the rule of law remains in the realm of government eavesdropping. Eight senators — […]

June 14, 2013

James Comey Understands Power Of FBI And Saying ‘No’

James Comey is the grandson of an Irish cop. But it’s not the policeman in his DNA that makes him the right choice to run the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It’s his deep understanding of the power of secret intelligence. Comey arrived as the No. 2 man at the Justice Department in December, 2003, a […]

May 31, 2013

The Wall Street Bombing That Made Hoover And The FBI

Feb 13 (Bloomberg) — Shortly after noon on Thursday, Sept. 16, 1920, a powerful bomb hidden in a horse-drawn wagon exploded at the corner of Wall and Broad Streets in Manhattan. It was a pleasant late-summer day, and throngs of people had been out enjoying a lunchtime stroll, a brief respite from the great money […]

February 13, 2012