Aarathi Prasad: 'Having a child in a place that’s not in your body is not necessarily bad for bonding.’ Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Over tea at her north London home, Aarathi Prasad is…
Early in The 9/11 Wars, a magisterial history of the last decade, Jason Burke describes a battle in an Iraqi town called Majar al-Kabir, held in June 2003, soon after the Anglo-American…
PUBLISHED: Sept. 2, 2011
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4154 words)
On June 13th, a fifty-four-year-old former government employee named Thomas Drake is scheduled to appear in a courtroom in Baltimore, where he will face some of the gravest charges that can be brought against an American citizen. A former senior executive at the National Security Agency, the government’s electronic-espionage service, he is accused, in essence, of being an enemy of the state.