Two related stories about torture or more specifically the clinical nature of physical and psychological abuse when practiced by mature, Western democracies and their institutions.
Following the latest round of revelations from Wikileaks on the extraordinary surveillance capabilities of the US and UK intelligence services, I wonder how many republican
The term “deep state” is often used to describe the core historical institutions of a nation state, especially when they are known to act in their own
At the risk of drawing the ire of the sockpuppet brigades labouring away in various nondescript buildings around the city of Saint Petersburg, a statement by the president of the Russian Federation,
Here is an interesting peek at the increasing militarisation of the Central Intelligence Agency or CIA, the premier espionage service of the United States – the one you
Back in October of 2014 the CIA estimated that the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had a military strength of some 20,000 to 30,000 fighters
Just before Christmas the German news and current affairs magazine Der Spiegel published a detailed article examining the covert campaign by the United States and its principal intelligence-gathering
“Making High-Value Targeting Operations an Effective Counterinsurgency Tool (C//NF)” is the latest confidential government document to be released through Wikileaks, the first for some while.
For several centuries the physical and psychological abuse of captives, male and female, old and young was something experienced by almost every generation of Irish people during our island
From Glenn Greenwald a must-read for Republican and progressive activists in Ireland and elsewhere examining how the internet is used and abused to manipulate individuals and
I’ve written before about the importance of “raw data” in any revolutionary or military struggle and while that may seem obvious the means of collecting