An Egyptian rights group called on the US to investigate the case of a detainee who had a leg amputated in the US military base of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Adel Fattouh Gazar’s left leg was amputated because of extensive injuries combined with a reluc
A week after revelations that the Swiss authorities knew of the existence of secret CIA prisons in Europe, 3 ministers have spoken out. They rejected criticism from the Council of Europe's investigator that Switzerland have failed to take the Whi
The CIA kept 23 people in a secret prison in Romania and maintained similar facilities in Bulgaria, Ukraine, Macedonia and Kosovo, according to allegations contained in a leaked Swiss intelligence report.
The CIA, using a double-agent Russian scientist, may have handed a blueprint for a nuclear bomb to Iran, according to a new book which has ruffled the US national security establishment.
Several U.S. agents in Iran were rounded up after the CIA mistakenly revealed clues to their identities to a covert source who turned out to be a double agent
British officials have admitted MI6 officers were present during the interrogation of 28 Pakistanis in Greece, despite apparent denials by Foreign Secretary Jack Straw.
The effort President Bush authorized shortly after 9/11, to fight al Qaeda has grown into the largest CIA covert action program since the height of the Cold War, expanding in size and ambition despite a growing outcry at home and abroad over its clan
Greek and British intelligence agents may be called to appear before a Greek court to answer a lawsuit alleging 28 Pakistanis were kidnapped and tortured in Greece after the July bombings in London.
The trick is known to just about every small-time crook in the cellular age: If you don't want police to know where you are, take the battery out of your cell phone when you're not using it. Had that trick been taught at the CIA's traini
The CIA's independent watchdog is investigating fewer than 10 cases where terror suspects may have been mistakenly swept away to foreign countries by the spy agency, a figure lower than published reports but enough to raise some concerns.
The CIA spent "enormous amounts of money" in lavish hotels during the 6 weeks it took the agency to figure out how to grab 39-year-old Muslim preacher Abu Omar off the streets of Milan, throw him into a van and drive him to the airport
The Polish Government has decided not to make public the results of an inquiry into the possible existence of US CIA prisons on Polish soil. "All the members of the commission said they were satisfied with his explanations and considered the mat
Democrats were informed last week that Republicans would clear the bill if three amendments, two by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and one by Sen. John F. Kerry, would be stripped from the consent agreement. But Democrats balked because chairman Sen. Pat Rob
A Milan court has issued a European arrest warrant for 22 CIA agents suspected of kidnapping an Egyptian cleric from Italy's financial capital in 2003, Prosecutor Armando Spataro said
Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald is not expected to shut down his investigation into the leak of covert CIA officer Valerie Plame Wilson when he finishes his inquiry of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove's role in the leak
Porter Goss asked for Turkey’s support for Washington’s policy against Iran’s nuclear activities, charging that Tehran had supported terrorism and taken part in activities against Turkey. Goss also asked Ankara to be ready for a possible US air opera
The well-placed source said the Foreign Office "totally accepts" that the US used British airfields to transfer prisoners abroad for interrogation, and is "extremely worried" about the political consequences.
The US policy of "extraordinary rendition" has a human face, and it is mine. I am still recovering from an experience that was completely beyond the pale, outside the bounds of any legal framework and unacceptable in any civilized society.
Comrade Stalin discovered that his pipe was missing. Naturally, he called in , Lavrenti Beria, and instructed him to find the pipe. Hours later, Stalin found it in his desk and called off the search. "But, Comrade Stalin," stammered Beria,
“His source was not in the White House, I don’t believe,” Bob Woodward said of Robert Novak over a private dinner at the Institute of Politics on Dec. 5.
A human rights group said that the United States operated a secret prison for terrorism suspects as recently as last year in Afghanistan, where detainees where subjected to torture and other mistreatment.
According to Deliso's two sources, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet and former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds, the outing of Valerie Plame may have severely damaged a CIA operation to monitor a nuclear black market faciliated by the shadowy but well-
On July 9, 2003, senior presidential adviser Karl Rove was well prepared as he returned a telephone call from columnist Robert Novak. On his desk were talking points and other briefing materials that then-White House Political Director Matt Schlapp a
Two of the four presumed suicide bombers who killed 52 commuters in the July 7 London attacks were scrutinized by British intelligence last year but were not considered a threat.
Concerned that other additions to the Army's Field Manual on interrogations – specifically, 10 new classified pages – may open a back door to condoning practices that McCain is trying to prohibit.
A German intelligence officer gave a CIA counterpart a file about a German citizen the US was holding as a terrorist suspect in Afghanistan in early 2004, a German magazine said on Saturday.
By virtue of his constitutional role as commander-and-in-chief and head of the executive branch, the President has access to all national intelligence, it also affords him the authority to restrict the flow of intelligence information to Congress
Novak said that "I'd be amazed" if the president didn't know the source's identity and that the public should "bug the president [instead of me] as to whether he should reveal who the source is."
CIA prisoners in Europe were apparently abducted and moved between countries illegally, possibly with the aid of national secret services who did not tell their governments. [blame it on bad intelligence]
Marty told a news conference he believed the United States was no longer holding prisoners clandestinely in Europe and he believed they were moved to North Africa in early November, when reports about secret U.S. prisons first emerged in The Washingt