This November, America’s Safety Is on the Ballot
Americans are already less safe because of growing distrust in their intelligence. Dangers will multiply without a change in political leadership.
The FBI Is Dismantling Its War Crimes Unit
The closure has raised concerns that perpetrators of torture and genocide will be free to act with impunity.
Trump Escalates Feud With Former CIA Chief Brennan
Four questions on security clearances and their value in Washington.
Who Can Challenge the No-Fly List?
A prominent Pakistani doctor suspects he is on the no-fly list. He’s demanding the right to find out why.
Trump’s Travel Ban Might Be Legal, but It’s Bad Policy
Most terrorists don’t get radicalized abroad; they’re made in the USA.
China's global kidnapping campaign has gone on for years. It may now be reaching inside U.S. borders.
The Strange Legal Journey of the Trump Dossier
While BuzzFeed works to verify some of its controversial claims, lawsuits abound.
Chinese Government Gave Money to Georgetown Chinese Student Group
Growing party influence on campuses nationwide has cast a pall over academic freedom.
Former Senior FBI Official Is Leading BuzzFeed’s Effort to Verify Trump Dossier
Anthony Ferrante coordinated the U.S. government’s response to Russian election interference. Now he’s helping a news site defend itself from a Russian billionaire’s lawsuit.
GOP Memo Raises Unlikely Claims About Surveillance Warrant
Could a Trump aide have been targeted based on the famous dossier?
Is a Court Case in Texas the First Prosecution of a ‘Black Identity Extremist’?
The FBI is looking for terrorists. Civil rights advocates say it is targeting people engaged in free speech.
Trump Launched Campaign to Discredit Potential FBI Witnesses
The president targeted three bureau officials who could provide key testimony in the Mueller probe.
Last Week Was a Degrading Embarrassment. And a Microcosm of Trump.
It was a Category 5 blizzard of ignorance, crudeness, and recklessness.
Congressional Republicans Are Pulling a Bait-and-Switch in the Trump-Russia Investigation
Signs are mounting that the House Intelligence Committee plans on prematurely abdicating its work.
Buckle Up for Year 2 of Trump
Four major crises the president is steering America toward in the year ahead.
The Secret History of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco
Overflights, mapping fiber-optic networks, "strange activities." Moscow's West Coast spies were busy.
The Evidence Is Damning: What Team Trump Knew and When
We already know that the Trump campaign was aware of — and intended to profit from — Moscow’s interference in the election.
Robert Mueller’s Opening Salvo Is a Show of Strength
A quick and dirty analysis on the Manafort and Papadopoulos cases.
The E.R.: Tackling the FBI’s ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Designation
The government’s designations continue to confound and upset critics.