So you'd expect the mainstream press to be looking at this issue. And to some degree, they are.
But only on independent news sites will you find stories like these. Together, they call into serious question America's "war on terror" (like it's war on crime and war on drugs, there are some benefits but also enormous costs).
We are spying on our own citizens.
We are infiltrating peace groups and non-Christian religious groups with no probable cause.
We are spending trillions of dollars (think: billions of dollars, millions of times).
We are killing innocent people.
Nancy Murray and Kade Crockford, "Ten Years Later: Surveillance in the 'Homeland'"
H. Patricia Hynes, Truthout
Food for thought.