FBI Spy Planes Monitored a Single Suspect for Nearly 429 Hours

A federal court filing gives an unprecedented window into the FBI’s use of spy planes for wall-to-wall surveillance on a suspect.


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FBI Spy Planes Monitored a Single Suspect for Nearly 429 Hours

Trevor Aaronson

A federal court filing gives an unprecedented window into the FBI’s use of spy planes for wall-to-wall surveillance on a suspect.

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U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Killed a Family — and Began a New Chapter of the War

Murtaza Hussain

Though U.S. forces have left Afghanistan, the war could continue with remotely controlled drone strikes — and even less accountability.

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The Georgia Prison Guard Shortage Is Killing Incarcerated People

George Chidi

Fewer guards make it harder to monitor interpersonal problems between people in prison — and more dangerous for those who do step in.

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U.S. Citizen in Afghanistan Was Desperate to Get Out — but the State Department Never Called Back

Murtaza Hussain

Prince Wafa, an Afghan American, fears for his life because of his work with the U.S. military.

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The Supreme Court Will Not Save Us From the Decimation of Abortion Rights

Natasha Lennard

With Texas all but banning abortion and endorsing a repugnant vigilantism, we need to look for other ways to protect access to abortion.

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Over Two Decades, U.S.’s Global War on Terror Has Taken Nearly 1 Million Lives and Cost $8 Trillion

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A new report from the Costs of War Project makes staggering estimates for the human and financial costs of the global forever wars.

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California Democrats Eye Long Game to Delay Military’s ICBM Program

Sara Sirota

Reps. John Garamendi and Ro Khanna are planning for an eventual floor vote on whether to pause the replacement of the nuclear weapon system.

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