Pictures From an Interrogation: Drawings by Abu Zubaydah

Another glimpse into the mind of Zubaydah now emerges from a series of drawings he made during his years in U.S. custody. They are by turns haunted and bizarre, ranging in subject matter from graphic depictions of his abuse to creatures drawn from some indistinct mythology.

The U.S. has spent at least $2.8 trillion on counterterrorism since 9/11

Center for Public Integrity: The United States has spent a lot of money on counterterrorism since the 9/11 attacks. But nobody has been keeping good track of just how much, until now. The task still consumes a sixth of America’s annual discretionary spending.

Voting Bill Heads to the Supreme Court As Lawmakers Head Home At Week’s End

You could ask how does a state budget go $100 million out of whack in a half-a-dozen months.

Lawmakers will grapple with that question this week in what are expected to be the final sessions of the 2017-18 legislature bar an adverse Supreme Court ruling on voting rights after lawmakers go home at the end of the week.