Security

 
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  American Voices: Sadia Hameed

The director of the crimes against humanity program at Human Rights First tells us why the United States must prevent genocide.

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NATO’s many challenges

Despite dwindling resources, NATO’s ambitions are bigger than ever, writes Joshua Foust. The big question is just how long can its self-delusions last?

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  The drone next door

What has mainly been an aerial asset for the U.S. military in countries like Afghanistan or Pakistan is now being used increasingly on the home front – raising some serious legal questions about how to best balance citizens’ rights with law-enforcement goals.

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  Silicon Valley and immigration

Rep. Zoe Lofgren talks to Rick Karr about technological innovation and job creation in Silicon Valley — and the visa complications that might put all that to an end as foreign entrepreneurs decide to take their businesses and jobs overseas.

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  Joshua Foust on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Need to Know host Maria Hinojosa talks to Joshua Foust to discuss the war in Afghanistan, Obama’s speech and our exit strategy.

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  Update: Crossing the line

An update to last week’s investigation into the death of an illegal immigrant a short time after he had been beaten and tased by U.S. border agents, an event captured on videotape.

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  ‘I think I witnessed someone being murdered’

In this Need to Know exclusive, Ashley Young goes public for the first time about a beating she witnessed and recorded along the San Diego-Mexico border two years ago.

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  Pasarse de la raya en la frontera (Crossing the line at the border)

En colaboracion con el Fondo Investigativo del Nation Institute, Need to Know investiga si los agentes fronterizos de Estados Unidos utilizaron fuerza excesiva para reducir la inmigracion ilegal.

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  Crossing the line at the border

In partnership with the Nation Institute, Need to Know investigates whether U.S. border agents have been using excessive force in an effort to curb illegal immigration. Watch a preview.