State Department

sonic attack

Canada Is Pulling Diplomats’ Families From Cuba Over Mysterious ‘Acquired Brain Injury’

This follows concerns of “sonic attacks” against US and Canadian diplomats on Cuban soil.
Tracey Lindeman
4.17.18
climate change denial

A Secretary of State Pompeo Would Be Bad for Climate Issues

Secretary of State hopeful, Mike Pompeo, considers climate action the work of “radical environmentalists.”
Sarah Emerson
12.1.17
American Isolationism

One Nation, Ostracized

The Paris Climate Agreement is as much about international diplomacy as it is about the environment.
Jason Koebler
5.31.17
politics

Clinton’s Email Security Procedures Won’t Be Released Until After the Election

The State Department says it needs a year and a half to turn over documents about Hillary Clinton's email procedures.
Jason Koebler
5.5.16
Power

Government Employee Pleads Guilty to Massive Sextortion Campaign

A government employee’s widespread blackmail attack on college-age women—all from the comfort of his State Department desk.
Melissa Cronin
12.13.15
Internet History

404PageFound Is a Guided Tour of Web Design's Zombie Hoard

A project dedicated to uncovering the oldest active websites on the web.
Michael Byrne
11.28.15
News

Government Employees Got Hacked and Didn’t Find Out Until Facebook Told Them

Iranian hackers allegedly broke into the social media accounts of several State Department employees...and the victims didn’t notice until Facebook told them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.24.15
News

Conservative Group Sponsors Snapchat Filter to Throw Shade at Hillary Clinton

Memes for all.
Jordan Pearson
10.22.15
Hillary Clinton

Why the US Government Is Investing Millions in Internet Freedom Technologies

In post-Snowden era, the US tries more of the same.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.29.15
ISIS

The US Government Asked Sony to Help Counter ISIS Propaganda

Sony CEOs may have worked with the government to promote US interests overseas, emails reveal.
Jordan Pearson
4.16.15
Canada

The State Department Ripped Our Footage For Propaganda

And they didn't even ask us if it was cool.
Ben Makuch
9.4.14