Warnings about major disease outbreaks are supposed to come from national and international medical intelligence and surveillance agencies that most Americans have never heard of.
President Trump isn't the first president to get rid of inspectors general. He is the first to assert that inspectors general investigations into his administration's actions are unconstitutional.
Prison life is about routine: each day like the one before; each week like the one before it, so that the months and years blend into each other.
There are many hurdles to a successful prosecution of individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity. But trying to seek justice is not a futile exercise.
Some of the major events in US-Iran relations highlight the differences between the nations' views, but others presented real opportunities for reconciliation.
The history of the Iran-United States relationship is complex and often brutal. Understanding it helps put today's turmoil into sharper focus.
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
Given the range of support for President Omar al-Bashir it isn't surprising that he's managed to resist pressure to step down.
A migrant caravan of almost 7,000 people who left Guatemala and Honduras is heading north towards the United States. The reasons they are leaving are complex but involve a U.S.-backed violent history.
As South Africa became an international pariah, it began working in shady ways through even more shady operators, including getting arms from the Soviet Union and China.
US intelligence assessments have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to some degree. Trump prefers the Russian version of events.
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.
Gina Haspel is in hot water over the CIA's use of 'enhanced interrogation techniques'. And in decades past, the US imprisoned people for using the same methods.
A grassroots movement is fighting for transparency and accountability on North Carolina's involvement in torture.
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.
A new head could help repair the president's relationship with the spy agency, but only if leaders stop playing politics with intelligence.
Hollywood will allow the world of the Black Panther to be black, only if it doesn't hurt white people's feelings.
Decades ago, the CIA created a secret department dedicated to spreading anti-communist propaganda around the globe. A scholar explains how it is comparable to Russian meddling through social media.
No probable cause, no public records – this is not a typical criminal court.
Errol Morris's new series is not a traditional documentary, but it's doggedly committed to discovering what happened to Frank Olson.