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May 28, 2014, 4:17 p.m.In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.
Dec. 19, 2013, 3:03 p.m.The president has ordered an early release from prison for Aaron, whose problematic case we have detailed.
Dec. 10, 2013, 2:35 p.m.We reported on concerns about an overhaul of the U.S. arms exports control system. Congress is now attempting to patch oversight gaps opened up by the new rules.
Nov. 19, 2013, 1:25 p.m.The Obama administration had opposed Congressional efforts for more disclosure and monitoring of military aid.
Nov. 5, 2013, 3:23 p.m.A guide to what’s changed – and what hasn’t – since the president laid out a plan for transparency and tighter guidelines on targeted killings.
Oct. 18, 2013, 10:44 a.m.At a recent conference on drones, manufacturers argue that drones don’t kill; the people ordering them around do.
Oct. 14, 2013, 1:27 p.m.Critics, including some who’ve worked on enforcing arms export laws, say the changes could undermine efforts to prevent arms smuggling to Iran and others.
Sep. 17, 2013, 2:22 p.m.Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year?
Aug. 27, 2013, 1:54 p.m.Twelve years after the 9/11 attacks, the FBI reminds soldiers at Guantanamo who they are guarding.
Aug. 14, 2013, 4:59 p.m.President Obama has the power to shorten the sentence of federal prisoners. But he has only used it once.
Aug. 12, 2013, 1:48 p.m.We requested information on how the U.S. handles condolence payments for civilian drone strike deaths in Yemen. But the military won’t reveal a thing.
July 31, 2013, 12:47 p.m.Twelve years after possibly thousands of prisoners of war were allegedly killed by U.S.-allied fighters in Afghanistan, no investigation results are being made public.
July 30, 2013, 3:40 p.m.A timeline of the Obama administration’s aggressive campaign against government leakers.
July 26, 2013, 10:13 a.m.President Obama has repeatedly said the U.S. is targeting Al Qaeda and “associated forces.” But the government won’t say who those forces are.
July 1, 2013, 12:10 p.m.Strike in Yemen allegedly killed a 10-year-old boy. Despite months of promises of new transparency around drone strikes, the administration won’t comment.
June 26, 2013, 1:01 p.m.A secret motion in the military commission trial of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, alleged mastermind of the U.S.S. Cole bombing, offers a glimpse of how talk about CIA torture is handled by the Gitmo court.
June 13, 2013, 12:19 p.m.The Guantanamo Bay trials of alleged terrorists, restarted by President Obama in 2011, have been marked by secrecy, snafus, and endless delays. ProPublica’s Cora Currier at Gitmo this week for one such case.
June 12, 2013, 2:50 p.m.Cora Currier is down at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, where Abd al Rahim al Nashiri is facing capital charges for the 2000 bombing of the U.S.S. Cole. Nearly 13 years later, these are still pre-trial motions.
June 7, 2013, 3:43 p.m.The evolution of the National Security Agency’s dragnet under Presidents Bush and Obama.
June 4, 2013, 2:05 p.m.In 2009, Obama pledged to reopen an inquiry into the deaths as many as 2,000 Taliban POWs during the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. Four years later, there’s no sign of progress.
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