Did the CIA Go Rogue After 9/11?The Senate Intelligence Report raises painful questions about who watches the watchers.
First BrotherWhy is it taking RFK’s family so long to show us his papers from the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Obama Should Reveal Secret Syria InterceptsNow is the time to release intelligence—but not act on it.
What JFK Can Teach Obama About Dealing With IranThere are many lessons, including one for his Republican critics.
Superiority ComplexWhy is the vice president deciding how the U.S. treats foreign detainees?
“A Crime Against Humanity of Extraordinary Proportions” Indonesia’s fires are an environmental catastrophe and a climate change nightmare.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
What You Should Read From November We ranked the month’s most popular Slate articles. Then we asked our editors to recommend the best story you didn’t read.