The National Security Agency has been spying on a Baltimore anti-war group, going so far as to document the inflating of protesters' balloons, and intended to deploy units trained to detect weapons of mass destruction
Former Employee Admits to Being a Source for The New York Times - (with Video)
New revelations have surfaced regarding the alleged operation of secret prisons in Europe by the CIA, with a Swiss newspaper publishing details of an intercepted message sent by Egyptian officials.
Troops conducting urban operations soon will have the capabilities of superheroes, being able to sense through 12 inches of concrete to determine if someone is inside a building
President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting "annoying" Web messages or sending "annoying" e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity. It's OK to flame someone on a mailing list or in a blog as long as yo
Mike Frost spent 20 years as a spy for the CSE, the Canadian equivalent of the National Security Agency, and he is the only high-ranking former intelligence agent to speak publicly about the Echelon program. Frost even showed us one of the instal
Three key Republican senators yesterday condemned President Bush's assertion that his powers as commander in chief give him the authority to bypass a new law restricting the use of torture when interrogating detainees.
After more than three years in a Navy brig as an "enemy combatant," alleged al-Qaida operative Jose Padilla will begin constructing his defense as a civilian.
For the first time in 27 years there may not be an Intelligence Authorization Act passed in Congress. The bill was blocked in the Senate by a Republican lawmaker in a dispute over requiring reports on secret detention facilities and access to pre-war
Congress is in an uproar over the Bush administration's use of warrantless wiretaps against Americans. And well it might be. But to find the culprit, Congress has only to look in a mirror. The sad truth is that Congress does not want to exercise
So, in case you, like me, run into Republicans in the course of your life -- or even if you only run into them on TV -- and feel the need for a quick response to set the record straight, here is a handy pocket guide.
A federal judge rejected the U.S. Defense Department's argument for not disclosing the names of detainees at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but stopped short of ordering that the names be released. [hunh?!]
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee told President Bush Wednesday that the White House broke the law by withholding information from the full congressional oversight committees about a new domestic surveillance program.
Former NSA intelligence agent Russell Tice said, “The freedom of the American people cannot be protected when our constitutional liberties are ignored and our nation has decayed into a police state."
President Bush accused Democrats yesterday of blocking a full reauthorization of the USA Patriot Act for political reasons, as the White House stepped up an aggressive campaign to defend the president's terrorism-fighting authority.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today released a letter written from herself to the National Security Agency in October 2001, as well as the response it received. Both documents were recently declassified at her request.
Fox news interviewed John Loftus, Formers Justice Department Prosectutor who states that he has an inside scoop that "the Republican Party has asked the British Secret Service to bug phones of American political Candidates. "
The NSA has turned information over to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and to other government entities. The DIA, has used NSA information as the basis for carrying out surveillance of people in the country suspected of posing a threat
A top Justice Department official objected in 2004 to aspects of the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program and refused to sign on to its continued use amid concerns about its legality and oversight
The government is considering changing the year-old Freedom of Information Act to limit so-called frivolous inquiries. Irresponsible queries diverted energy from answering "worthwhile requests",
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld admitted that he "ghosted" a detainee, meaning that he made the decision to hold a prisoner without keeping any records of the fact. Most effectively stripped of all rights by keeping their imprisonment sec
I'd like to know how much it cost. The Department of Defense says we don't have enough money to get the kind of armor and protection our troops need in Iraq, but we've got money to go around and spy on Quaker meetings?"
President George W. Bush on Friday signed legislation extending key provisions of the anti-terrorism USA Patriot Act until February 3, despite earlier objecting to anything short of a permanent renewal.
Nearly 3 years after President Bush created the Department of Homeland Security after the September 11 attacks, the sprawling agency still faces management problems that were partly to blame for the poor response to Hurricane Katrina, an internal aud
The UK government has been quick to deny that we practice, or tolerate the practice of Torture. So it is perhaps not suprising that they are determined that you should not see the following documents:
On the orders of the Bush administration, the NSA eavesdropped on the private conversations and e-mail of its own employees, employees of other U.S. intelligence agencies and their contacts in the media, Congress, and oversight agencies and offices.
Newly released video tape shows what the NYTimes describes as "the robust presence of disguised officers" since the Republican National Convention in August 2004. We speak with the NY Police Department, I-Witness video, and The NY Times.
New York Police Department Deputy Commissioner for Public Information, Paul Browne, described the ties between the NYPD and the the CIA as "an excellent relationship"
There were accusations by Governor Richardson (D-NM) that the NSA was monitoring his telephone calls at the request of John Bolton, then Under-Secretary of State for arms control and international security. A later article listed a chain of allegatio
Federal applications for a special U.S. court to authorize secret surveillance rose sharply after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and the panel required changes to the requests at a even greater rate, government documents show.