Stories by Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman is national security editor for Guardian US.  subscribe to Spencer Ackerman's feed

Posted on: Mar 16, 2017, Source: The Guardian

New study finds Countering Violent Extremism almost exclusively targets a single community.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Boarding passes denied to Muslims who declined to answer questions, suit claims.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Senate committee found CIA interrogations and detentions to be 'brutal' and urges administration to release report as quickly as possible.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Monitoring began after editor reported to the bureau that his website had been threatened.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Obama again refused to use America's massive aid leverage over Egypt – part of the president's 'least painful step' approach.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: The Guardian

White House refers Snowden's case to Justice Department while Republicans in Congress call for whistleblower's extradition

Posted on: Mar 28, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Looking for answers.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Bush, in Canada, commits the best Freudian slip of all time.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"There is a powerful lobby determined to prevent any view other than its own from being aired."

Posted on: Feb 17, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

He promised to do so on the campaign trail, and now he's done it.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

One hesitates to say this will amount to anything, but ...

Posted on: Jan 18, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

Responding to Israel's unilateral declaration of a ceasefire, Hamas now says it will hold its fire for a week as well.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2009, Source: Firedoglake

"We must adhere to our values diligently and with no exceptions." --Barack Obama

Posted on: Oct 22, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

"This requires presence of an impetuous American leader such as McCain, who pledged to continue the war till the last American soldier."

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: Washington Independent

While McCain Backs Petraeus, General Sounds Notes That Harmonize With Democratic Nominee.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2008, Source: Attackerman

The left won the Iraq debate. Period.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008, Source: Attackerman

Just because Musharraf is out doesn't mean things are going to get better.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2008, Source: Attackerman

Without warrants. Without the approval of the deputy attorney general. Without, apparently, any good reason.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2008, Source: Attackerman

"[It would be] good for the Jews, good for America, good for Israel, good for the Arabs, good for peace, good for the world."

Posted on: Jul 17, 2008, Source: Attackerman

AIPAC, Lieberman, Adelson ... you guys taking notes?