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Karen J. Greenberg: Donald Trump’s Document Grab

A refusal to share information has been part of the Washington scene far longer than the current moment.

September 22, 2022 · 2 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: Guantánamo’s Forever Elusive Endgame

America’s Prison from Hell: Will We “Celebrate” Its 30th Anniversary?

January 25, 2022 · 1 Comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

Accountability for the mistakes, miscalculations, and lawless policies of the war on terror has proven not just elusive, but inconceivable.

October 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Karen J. Greenberg: The Endless Shadow of the War on Terror

Will the Forever Wars Become Forever Policy?

August 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Accountability in Trump’s America

All told, the U.S. president has been a perfect model in deflecting all responsibility, even as the death toll soared over 150,000 with more than four million cases reported nationwide and no end in sight.

August 4, 2020 · 1 Comment

Karen J. Greenberg: While Rome Burns, Trump Gets What He’s Always Wanted

In unsettling ways, the crisis is working for him as previously untenable policy options are becoming essential to curtailing the coronavirus.

April 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Donald Trump Is Annihilating Truth Itself

The focus on Donald Trump’s blatant and persistent lying only serves to obfuscate other no less destructive methods of deceiving the public that preceded him into the White House and helped create the conditions that make the president’s lies so destabilizing.

November 26, 2019 · 3 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: No Fairy Tale

The Trump administration has taken a giant step in trying to abolish the very idea of human rights as a part of the country’s identity.

July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: A Children’s Gitmo on the Border

Heartless America’s Latest Nightmare By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t seen or heard the chilling videos in which U.S. border officials shamelessly … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Karen J. Greenberg: Dismantling Democracy, One Word at a Time

Down the Memory Hole Consider us officially in an Orwellian world, though we only half realize it. While we were barely looking, significant parts of an American language long familiar … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Karen J. Greenberg: Liberty Is Security

The Lesson Not Drawn From Post-9/11 Government Overreach One vivid image of the historical relationship between government power and individual liberties in America has long been the swing of the … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

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