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GAP FOIAs Justice Department Assassination Memo

Kathleen McClellan, October 10, 2011

Last week, GAP filed a FOIA request with the Justice Department for the secret Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memo authorizing the assassination of radical Muslim cleric and American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.

Judge Has Choice Words for Justice Department's Prosecution of Drake

Jesselyn Radack, July 18, 2011

I went to the sentencing of former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake, who was charged with 10 felony counts and faced 35 years in prison for allegedly retaining allegedly classified information.

The case extravagantly collapsed as Drake pleaded guilty to a minor misdemeanor of "Exceeding Authorized Use of a Computer" and received a sentence of no jail time and no fine.

Cronyism and Ineptitude Disable Inter-American Development Bank’s Anti-Corruption Offices

Bea Edwards, June 08, 2011

Over the course of the past year, GAP has received a succession of complaints about unethical practices at the Office of Institutional Integrity (OII) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

Powerful Ruling in the Drake Case

Jesselyn Radack, June 02, 2011

NSA Whistleblowers on 60 Minutes: 9/11 Could Have Been Prevented

Jesselyn Radack, May 23, 2011

NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake and two other former NSA employees (Bill Binney and Kirk Wiebe) gave stunning interviews on 60 Minutes last night.

Hoodwinked: The DOJ lied to us about NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake

Decora, May 20, 2011

This blog originally appeared in Decora's Daily Kos column. Decora also blogs at Purple Dead Nettle.