Author Archive

Allen McDuffee


Who Really Crosses the U.S.-Mexico Border?

The total number of unauthorized immigrants apprehended is on the rise, but they're no longer coming from America's nearest neighbor.


Two Drone Strikes in Pakistan Kill Militants

The assault, believed to have been carried out by the U.S., targeted areas known to shelter Taliban and al-Qaeda extremists.


U.S. Releases Four Afghan Detainees From Guantanamo

The U.S. still holds 63 detainees who have been cleared for release.


Dick Cheney Tells NBC: 'I'd Do It Again in a Minute'

The former vice president denies that the CIA tortured and says Bush knew everything all along.


Six Guantanamo Detainees Are Released to Uruguay

There are still 67 men at the facility who have been approved for resettlement.


Deval Patrick Says He Won't Run for President in 2016

The governor of Massachusetts added that Hillary Clinton should shed the "inevitability" label: "I just think people read inevitability as entitlement."


NSA's Moonlighting Problem

A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.


White House Intruder Identified as Iraq Veteran While Politicians Take Aim at Secret Service

More details emerge from Friday's White House intrusion and politicians go after the Secret Service.


Bernie Sanders May Challenge Hillary Clinton in 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's considering running for president in 2016. But will he do it as an independent or as a Democrat?


Kerry: Countries Are Offering Ground Troops in Fight Against ISIS

Secretary of State says he is "extremely encouraged" by the level of international commitment to military assistance.


Mitt Romney Says 'No Question' He'd Make a Better President Than Hillary Clinton

He may not be running for president again in 2016, but one thing's for sure: He knows he'd make a better president than Hillary Clinton.


ICE Developing Gigantic For-Profit Family Lockup in Texas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning a massive 2,400-bed facility for families in South Texas.


State Department Steps Up Trolling Against ISIL With Violent Mock Video

The State Department wants would-be ISIL recruits to see exactly how violent the group is — and ask them if that's still something they want to do.


Libyan Militia Now Controls U.S. Embassy Compound in Tripoli

A Libyan militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, with the hope that foreign diplomats will return to their posts.