The National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance programs are an endless source of controversy. But 12 years after their first construction, they are alive and listening — and listening to a lot more than ever before. Here are 10 new secrets my colleague D.B. Grady and I reveal about the history and operation of the program in our new book Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry.
Marc Ambinder, the author of the new eBook the President’s Secret Army — the elite units of the Joint Special Operations Command — assembled for BuzzFeed this look at the military units whose mere existence the government goes to great lengths to hide.