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While No One Is Looking, Trump Is Escalating America’s Drone War
In expanding US drone strikes in Yemen, Somalia, and Afghanistan, Trump has "shredded" Obama-era safeguards to minimizing the risk of civilian casualties.
The CIA Created a Hotbox That Can't Get You High
In the 1970s, America's top intelligence agency created super skunky fake weed and burned it as part of a drug abuse program that toured the country.
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The Rock Believes in Aliens
He also tells us the most excruciating, detailed injury story you'll ever read.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The CIA Accidentally Left a Bunch of Explosives on a School Bus
The FBI trained some dogs to sniff out explosives on a school bus, then forgot to take them out.
The CIA’s Guide to Taking Pictures of UFOs
Updated for the digital age.
A Judge Says the NYPD Has to Open Up About Its Spying on Muslims
The notoriously secretive department might get a badly-needed dose of transparency when it comes to its counterterrorism operations.
The CIA Just Confessed to Spying on Congress
Along with the Iraq War, freedom fries, and Dick Cheney shooting a friend in the face, the Bush administration was known for hyper-aggressive interrogation and detention policies.
Why Is the CIA So Protective of the Details of One of Its Biggest Blunders?
The agency still refuses to release the last volume of its history of the Bay of Pigs invasion.
Why the CIA Won't Give Up Its Drone War
There are a few reasons for the slog, namely bureaucratic quibbling and congressional tension over the future of America's shadow wars writ large.