Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

The arrival of the new officials has prompted concerns. Their backgrounds offer insights into their policies.

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The Republican Party After Trump

The Party of Lincoln had a good run. Then came Mr. Trump.

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Ex-C.I.A. Chief Criticizes Silence of Top Republicans on Russian Interference

A new book by John Brennan is another salvo in the political debate over the intelligence community’s investigation of the election interference campaign.

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The Legal System Should Not Be a Tool for Bullies

A bill in New York would discourage frivolous lawsuits aimed at chilling free speech.

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Devin Nunes Can’t Sue Twitter Over Cow and Mom Parodies, Judge Says

The California Republican said that the posts by the accounts, including one named “Devin Nunes’ cow,” were defamatory.

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