Revealing the Real Threats and the Manufactured Ones: The Intercept’s 2019 National Security Coverage

A look back at The Intercept’s must-read national security stories from 2019.

The Threat Within


Photo illustration: The Intercept; Photo:AP

Who the Justice Department decides to prosecute as a domestic terrorist has little to do with the harm they’ve inflicted or the threat they pose to human life.
By Trevor Aaronson, Margot Williams, Alleen Brown, Alice Speri

UAE Enlisted Businessman to Spy On Trump White House


Illustration: Sarah Gonzales for The Intercept


Photo illustration: Soohee Cho/The Intercept

The writer Heshmat Alavi pushes regime change in Iran. But an MEK defector says the controversial, exiled opposition group created the persona.
By Murtaza Hussain


Photo illustration: Soohee Cho/The Intercept; Photos: Getty Images


Illustration: Soohee Cho/The Intercept


Photo: Visar Kryeziu/AP


Photo: Stephen Voss/Redux


Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images


Photo: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images


Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire/AP

British authorities will have to decide whether to send the WikiLeaks founder to stand trial in the United States for publishing true information.
By Robert Mackey





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