Gulf War LiesThe Lies Still Killing Gulf War Vets

In 1991, the Department of Defense and CIA mounted a cover-up that continues to this day

By Barbara Koeppel

“If you’re DOD, you’re admitting your policies contributed to the veterans’ illnesses. If you’re the VA, you’re admitting you don’t know how to treat the vets. If you’re the CIA, you blew another estimate."

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A drilling platform at dusk outside of Montrose.Play Grounds

Documenting a rural Pennsylvania community transformed by the hydraulic fracturing industry

By Madeline Cottingham

After living in Montrose for the summer of 2014, Madeline Cottingham set out to document her time exploring the landscape and engaging with the community. The title is drawn from the industry term for an area expected to be profitable—”shale play.” The Washington Spectator presents an excerpt of Cottingham’s collection in partnership with the artist.

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Print5 Pipelines to Break Even

There are five pipelines under consideration to move tar-sands oil from Alberta to shipping ports. All five are needed for investors to break even

By Lou Dubose Read

US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales speWorkers, Not Citizens

The former attorney general is straightforward about GOP fears of naturalized Hispanics voting for Democrats

By Lou Dubose Read

PorterManufacturing a ‘Good Adversary’ in Tehran

The real story behind America's 30-year Cold War with Iran

By Gareth Porter Read

PrintNet Neutrality Moves to Congress

Opponents of net neutrality have spent big on lobbying

By Lou Dubose Read

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