A formerly-secret report on the NSA’s warrantless surveillance was published yesterday evening. It’s a detailed look into the history of the Stellarwind surveillance program—one that makes it clear that government officials repeatedly questioned its legality and efficacy.
At first glance, this could be any huge, Cold War-era facility. The gray and green of poured concrete might remind you of a public school or a hospital. But this is no run-of-the-mill building. It's the original home of the US's nuclear arsenal, and it's been top secret for over 60 years.