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