As the Syrian crisis worsens, conservatives are escalating alarmism over the US government's efforts to resettle larger numbers of displaced refugees.
Last week, as millions of Americans got hyped about the Fourth of July, two men brutally tortured by the US government were quietly released from prison.
Every time government officials make noise about how the Islamic State is threatening a series of deadly attacks on American soil, it only adds to the group's notoriety.
Not far from Libya's border, the town of Ben Gardane is rife with smuggling, illegal money trading, and jihadist recruitment.
Two Brooklyn Muslims were arrested last month under suspicion of wanting to join the Islamic State. But what, exactly, did they do to end up behind bars?
Will there ever be another land war in Asia?
The FBI recently started requiring agents to obtain a warrant before using Stingray tracking technology, but privacy advocates say exceptions to the rules leave plenty of room for abuse.
In the wake of the attack, leading Republicans bashed Prsident Obama for being soft on national security.
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We speak with Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for the Nation.