The history of technocratic approaches to security is littered with claims of effectiveness that are overstated, unproven or just wrong.
The GOP candidate's latest slew of incendiary comments include support for bringing back a torture mechanism.
Former White House National Security Adviser Richard Clarke calls the push "unseemly."
Two decades after the CIA denounced the government's top-secret ESP program, Edwin May is trying to bring it back.
Funded by the CIA, the hotel was meant to give Tibetan guerrillas a livelihood.
David Martine, the subject of a recent article in "Newsweek," resigned from Gannon University.
For 37 years, the U.S. knew—and kept secret—that the Chilean leader gave the order to murder Orlando Letelier.
ACLU files lawsuit against two psychologists responsible for CIA's use of brutal interrogation techniques such as waterboarding.
The move came weeks after Moscow raised the stakes with its intervention in the long-running civil war.
Orlando Letelier was assassinated by a car bomb in 1976.
Suspected of covering up a grisly death, David Martine was never charged with a crime, but never cleared either.
American officials told The Wall Street Journal that Putin's primary military goal was supporting the Assad regime.
Zubaydah, a Guantanamo Bay detainee, lost one eye and was waterboarded 83 times while held by the CIA.
Lieutenant Colonel Jason Amerine exposed how the bureau has botched hostage negotiations with the Taliban and ISIS.
The presidential briefings will cover what the spy agency told JFK and LBJ about foreign crises and leaders.
It is easy and convenient to blame a few bad apples, but the crisis in psychology runs far deeper.
Psychologists were allowed to participate in interrogations if they adhered to U.S. law, but they violated every international code of medical ethics.
An independent report commissioned by the American Psychological Association found that some of its senior officials helped justify "enhanced interrogation."
The famed CIA officer served while the U.S. and Soviet Union fought proxy wars in Southeast Asia.
Experts say the U.S. needs to rethink how its interrogators are trained.
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism released their monthly tally of American drone strikes on Tuesday.
Majid Khan said interrogators threatened to beat him with a hammer, baseball bats, sticks and leather belt.