The MercenariesEx-NSA hackers and their corporate clients are stretching legal boundaries and shaping the future of cyberwar.
Heavy Is the Head That Wears Two HatsIf confirmed to head the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers will face big challenges.
The Book Club
Scared of the Government Acquiring Information About You? The Really Scary Part Is What They Do With It.
The Most Important Questions To Ask About the CIA's Targeted Killing ProgramWe know Cheney ordered it kept secret. What don't we know?
Obama’s Middle East Gamble The president is trying to engage the troubled region on his own terms. Is that even possible?
Inside Higher Ed
No Funds for You The Department of Education withholds massive amounts of funding from “risky” colleges. It doesn’t have to tell us which ones.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of March 23, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Best Loss Ever A Duke-hating aficionado’s guide to the sweetest Blue Devils tournament defeats of all time.