It doesn't matter if prisoners at Guantanamo Bay are being force-fed to elicit a confession or not—the law, and common sense, are clear.
The rise of spy-agency officials who played a role in its "enhanced interrogation" years
Today's answers will affect how other countries pursue targeted killing in the future.
According to a lawsuit, Imad Abdullah Hassan is force-fed with an unnecessarily large tube while strapped to a chair covered in blood and human waste.
There's been a backlash in the United States against foreign interventionism—but David Brooks and others just don't get it.
States have a duty to protect civilians—and that requires transparency when they're hurt or killed, the UN special rapporteur on human rights argued.
The spy agency should pay a price for its intransigence. But not enough legislators are willing to defend the oversight role of their colleagues.
There isn't anything wrong with respectful appropriation. In fact, it is usually cause for celebration.
The events offer ample moments to celebrate, even for people who object to the notion that a marriage has actually been sanctified.
The flaw in hawkish claims about Syria and Ukraine.
Some opposition to same-sex marriage is rooted in bigotry and some isn't. Assuming otherwise is itself prejudice rooted in ignorance.
On his watch, the CIA has been permitted to keep secret a report on its own misconduct, even as misleading information was released to the public.
The faction that obsesses about maintaining American credibility does the most to risk undermining it.
An argument for letting in more newcomers—and a warning about a potential pitfall
How the U.S. Army is failing some of its wounded warriors.
They've done so at nearly double the rate of their FBI counterparts, often due to simple carelessness.
The NSA's inspector general mischaracterized Edward Snowden's critique of the agency in remarks at Georgetown.
A thorough review of his unexplained death by an FBI agent's gun raises even more questions than already existed.
An overly broad law and its most problematic backers
The thorny intersection of anti-discrimination law and freedom of conscience