Alex Emmons is a national security reporter for The Intercept. He joined The Intercept in 2016 as a politics intern.
Capitol Hill Assault Revives Calls for Domestic Terrorism Law, but Civil Liberties Groups Are Wary
“Before we go down this road again, we should think very carefully about whether new authorities are actually needed and how they might be abused.”
A U.S.-Backed Militia That Kills Children May Be America’s Exit Strategy From Its Longest War
Operatives from an elite CIA-trained paramilitary unit massacred at least 51 civilians in 10 previously undocumented night raids.
Biden Defense Secretary Nominee Lloyd Austin Comes Under Fire for Industry Connections
“If General Austin were to recuse himself from decisions … involving Raytheon he could not carry out large parts of his job.”
Making a KillingArms Sale to UAE Goes Forward Even as U.S. Probes Tie Between UAE and Russian Mercenaries
Earlier this year, intelligence reporting indicated that the UAE may be coordinating with the sanctioned Wagner Group in Libya.