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Katherine Hawkins



Impunity for U.S.-Funded Warlords in Afghanistan

February 16, 2018

The Defense Department has continued to fund Afghan security forces that violate human rights, without informing Congress.

The Secret Ruling that Broke the Military Commissions

November 30, 2017

The Project On Government Oversight reports on a secret court ruling central to the dispute that has paralyzed the Guantanamo military commissions.

What the Senate Needs to Ask Gina Haspel

April 17, 2018

A list of questions the Senate needs to ask CIA director nominee Gina Haspel about her role in torture and rendition.

Gina Haspel’s Troubling Role in the CIA Torture Program

March 13, 2018

President Trump’s nominee to head the CIA reportedly oversaw one of the agency’s black sites and helped destroy videos of interrogations there.

Pentagon to Congress: You Can’t Stop Us from Fueling Saudi Arabia’s War in Yemen

March 9, 2018

The Defense Department is claiming—wrongly— that Congress cannot restrict the United States’ participation in Yemen’s civil war