Vice President Dick Cheney said he may be called as a witness in the case of his former aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who faces perjury and other charges in the leak of a CIA operative's identity. "I may well be called as a witness
Attorney General Gonzales has not turned over emails that incriminate Vice President Cheney, his aides, and other White House officials in unmasking Plame Wilson's identity. Cheney was interviewed by prosecutors and testified that neither he nor
Plame Wilson, who worked on the clandestine side of the CIA as a undercover officer, was part of an operation tracking distribution and acquisition of weapons of mass destruction technology to and from Iran. The unmasking of covert CIA officer Valeri
... the detainees were being interrogated and tortured, and that they were sometimes given psychotropic drugs. Some, he believed, had died in custody... the detainees were not Taliban fighters or associates of Osama bin Laden. "By the time we go
"It is my aim and it is my hope that we will witness a grand jury investigation with reporters present being asked to reveal who is leaking this information. I believe the safety of this nation and the people of this country deserve nothing less
The CIA’s top counter-terrorism official was fired last week because he opposed detaining Al-Qaeda suspects in secret prisons abroad, sending them to other countries for interrogation and using forms of torture such as “water boarding”, intelligence
The US is helping Morocco to build a new interrogation and detention facility for Al-Qaeda suspects. Building was under way at Ain Aouda, above a wooded gorge south of Rabat’s diplomatic district. Run by the Moroccan secret police, adds to a substant
Vice President Dick Cheney directed his aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby to use classified material to discredit a critic of the Bush administration's Iraq war effort, the National Journal reported. This was the outing of CIA agent Valerie P
The U.S. government wants an Iraqi court to prosecute an American citizen who is being held in Iraq on suspicion that he is a senior operative of al-Zarqawi. Once served in the Minnesota National Guard, held since late 2004 as an enemy combatant. No
Lawyers for a 44-year-old naturalized American citizen have been pressing a federal district judge to intervene in their client's case, saying that he had been arrested and held in Iraq for more than a year without being charged or given access t
Guards have begun strapping recalcitrant detainees into "restraint chairs," sometimes for hours a day, to feed them through tubes and prevent them from deliberately vomiting afterward. Detainees who refuse to eat have also been placed in is
At least 3 reporters involved in an Oct. 2003 Time magazine article that reported Karl Rove was no longer under suspicion of outing Valerie Plame knew at the time of the article that Rove had, in fact, outed Plame.
Newly released court papers could put holes in the defense of Dick Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby, in the Valerie Plame leak case. Lawyers for Libby, and White House allies, have repeatedly questioned whether Plame, the
Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff was engaged in a broader web of deception than was previously known and repeatedly lied to conceal that he had been a key source for reporters about undercover operative Valerie Plame
The perjury trial of Vice President Dick Cheney's former chief of staff won't begin until January 2007, after the midterm congressional elections, in timing that Democrats consider favorable to Republicans. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walto
A series of striking revelations have emerged after the release of dozens of pages of court files in the CIA leak investigation. The outed agent’s husband will not testify at a trial, and that a third Time reporter has been fingered as having informa
Vice President Cheney and his then-Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby were personally informed in June 2003 that the CIA no longer considered credible the allegations that Saddam Hussein had attempted to procure uranium from the Africa
"The damage has been very severe to our capabilities to carry out our mission," CIA Director Porter Goss told the Senate Intelligence Committee, citing disclosures about a variety of CIA programs that he suggested may have been compromised.
Just why was Mr. Hadley so worried about being indicted? Could it have anything to do with the improperly archived e-mails from the offices of the Vice President and Executive Office of President?
Despite protests from other countries, the United States is expanding a top-secret effort to kill suspected terrorists with drone-fired missiles as it pursues an increasingly decentralized Al Qaeda, U.S. officials say.
The head of a high-profile probe of CIA prisons in Europe accused the US administration of “gangster-style methods” but failed to produce hard evidence that European governments [who didn't cooperate with probe] had hosted any such facilities.
US District Judge Jed Rakoff ordered in favor of the Associated Press, which sued the Defense Department in April, 2005, seeking the names of detainees and transcripts of military hearings held to determine whether they were properly classified as en
New rules covering the death penalty in military courts suggest the US army may be preparing for its first execution since 1961. The revision also makes it possible for executions to take place at any military prison, not just Fort Leavenworth. This,
Since 2003, at least 3 unclassified CSI reports--all critical of the agency--have been withheld from the CIA's website. During that same time, the agency has placed online 3 other CSI reports, all of those relatively positive or neutral.
The CIA warned its operatives to stay out of Italy after learning that Italian prosecutors were preparing to seek arrest warrants in the agency's 2003 kidnapping of a radical Muslim preacher, according to an e-mail message recovered from the comp
The CIA has increased its use of pilotless drone aircraft to target al-Qaeda suspects along the Pakistan- Afghanistan border despite questions about the tactic's effectiveness. Drones armed with Hellfire missiles and controlled by the CIA have
The government is secretly trying to stifle attempts by MPs to find out what it knows about CIA "torture flights" and privately admits that people captured by British forces could have been sent illegally to interrogation centres. A hidden
George Tenet, the former CIA director who assured President Bush that finding unconventional weapons in Iraq would be a "slam dunk," will give his account of the conversation in his memoir.
The Scottish National Party report lists planes, the dates on which they landed and 10 companies that have allegedly operated on behalf of the CIA. So-called extraordinary rendition flights are allegations that the CIA flew terror suspects through Eu
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