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  • Trump’s Last Defense Secretary Has Regrets, but Not About Jan. 6

    The Intercept
    March 11, 2023

    WHEN BUREAUCRATS GET big promotions, they tend to receive congratulations from their friends, but after Christopher Miller landed the biggest job of his life, his wife and some of his colleagues were horrified.

    It was November 9, 2020, the day President Donald Trump fired his secretary of defense, Mark Esper. It was widely assumed ...

  • America’s 9/11 Wars Created the Foot Soldiers of Far-Right Violence at Home

    The Intercept
    Nov. 6, 2022

    Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the most aggressive generals of his generation, and after his military service ended in a bitter fashion, he went home to Tennessee and found a new way to fight. A defeated general in the Confederate army, Forrest joined the Ku Klux Klan and was named its inaugural “grand ...

  • The Warning Lights Are Flashing Red for America

    The Intercept
    Jan. 6, 2022

    IT WAS THE winter of 1991, and the country I was working in, the Soviet Union, was months away from its demise. Yet the collapse, so close, was unimaginable.

    Moscow was frigid and miserable. The currency was a wreck, stores had empty shelves, and the Kremlin seemed more of a ghost ship than command center. ...

  • Reality Winner, Whistleblower on Russian Hacking, Is Released From Prison

    The Intercept
    June 14, 2021

    Reality Winner, the most prominent and harshly punished whistleblower of the Trump era, has been released to a halfway house after serving most of her five-year sentence for leaking a classified document on Russia’s effort to hack the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

    Court filings make clear that Winner had wanted to make Americans aware that ...

  • At Biden’s Inauguration, Empty Streets But Not a Void

    The Intercept
    January 20, 2021

    ON INAUGURATION DAY, the streets of America’s capital were thronged with soldiers rather than civilians. But small groups of celebrators came out to see what they could, and they found what they needed.


    People react as Joe Biden is sworn into office as president of the United States in Washington, D.C., ...