Washington Wakes Up
The Washington Post made a surprise announcement on Monday, July 19th with the launch of “Top Secret America,” an ongoing investigation into the irregular growth of national security since the 9/11 attacks. According to the editors, they fear that security corporations have escalated to becoming a "fourth branch of government," that the existing branches are struggling to control.
Top Secret America contains disclosed information and maps based on two years of research, each data point confirmed by at least two public sources. Interestingly, a tweet was made on July 17th by Wikileaks, stating "Real change begins Monday in the WashPost. By the years end, a reformation. Lights on. Rats out."Tweet