The White House on Friday left unchallenged a prosecutor's disclosure that President George W. Bush authorized a former top official, Lewis "Scooter" Libby, to share intelligence data on Iraq in 2003 with a reporter to counter Iraq war
As he drew back the curtain this week on the evidence against Vice President Cheney's former top aide, Special Counsel Patrick J. Fitzgerald for the first time described a "concerted action" by "multiple people in the White House**
A federal judge barred prosecutors in the CIA leak case from making arguments that would be kept secret from the defendant, Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff. Pprosecutors said they should be allowed to argue their case in secret, out
Vice President Cheney's former top aide told prosecutors President Bush authorized the leak of sensitive intelligence information about Iraq. I. Lewis Libby testified to the grand jury investigating the CIA leak that Cheney told him to pass on i
Titled Below the Radar: Secret flights to Torture and 'Disappearance', Amnesty will reveal how the CIA exploited aviation practices to hide behind the identity of private plane operators and circumvent authorities. Countries that allow CIA pl
The special counsel appointed to investigate the leak of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson found out the identity of the Bush administration official who disclosed her undercover status to syndicated columnist Robert Novak just 2 months after
1953-94 Sponsorship by CIA of death squad activity covered in summary form.
Bush's senior adviser Karl Rove tipped off Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald to information that led to the recent "discovery" of 250 pages of missing email from the office of Vice President Dick Cheney.
For a short time the CIA had contact with a secret source at the highest levels within Saddam Hussein's government, who gave them information far more accurate than what they believed. Naji Sabri, Iraq’s foreign minister under Saddam. Although Sa
The criminal trial against "Scooter" Libby, Vice President Cheney's former chief of staff, may still be a year away, but the special counsel prosecuting the case has already provided a preview into the government's criminal case aga
A Who's Who of spooks and government cronies for the upcoming Scooter Libby trial. [list]
The defense strategy may unravel when Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald calls to the stand some of Libby's former White House colleagues who have promised to tell a much different story about Libby's alleged memory lapse, according to 6 s
A former top State Department official suspected of being the first person to discuss the identity of a CIA official with reporters is expected to testify in the perjury trial of ex-vice presidential aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a court moti
Corruption has run amok in intelligence circles and the president should be impeached, a former CIA analyst says. Also the US is undergoing a constitutional crisis. "I do not wish to be associated, however remotely, with an agency engaged in tor
The identities of 2,600 CIA employees and the locations of two dozen of the agency's covert workplaces in the US can be found easily through Internet searches. The agency acknowledged the partial list of names included covert employees.
The U.S. attorney general defended his country's treatment of terror suspects against criticism from Europe and elsewhere, saying Tuesday that the United States abhors torture and respects the rights of detainees.
The CIA would have a hard time advising President Bush on security threats if a judge forced it to provide material sought by a former vice presidential aide accused of perjury, the agency said. "The job would divert their precious time and effo
A stunning investigation of bribery and corruption in Congress has spread to the CIA. The CIA Inspector General has opened an investigation into the spy agency's executive director, Kyle "Dusty" Foggo, and his connections to 2 defense c
The combined votes of opposition factions is enough to force a probe into the role of German spies in Iraq in which officials would have to testify under oath. Such an inquiry would bringing further unwelcome attention for the BND foreign intelligen
A FOIA lawsuit forced the Department of Defense to turn over some 5,000 pages of transcripts from closed-door hearings on the detainees, most of whom were accused of having links to the Taliban or al-Qaida. The Pentagon has not provided the full rost
US intelligence agencies repeatedly warned the White House beginning more than 2 years ago that the insurgency in Iraq had deep local roots, was likely to worsen and could lead to civil war, according to former senior intelligence officials who help
Handwritten notes taken by the CIA show Vice President Cheney's top aide knew the name of CIA spy Valerie Plame a month before her cover was blown. It appears to be the first known document that directly contradicts Libby's claim he learned f
Before discussing the aspect of force-feeding that is taking place now in US prisons, I want to step back into British history. Many years ago suffragettes employed civil disobedience in the UK from 1900 to 1920 to achieve the vote for women.
Doctors and psychologists at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay are taking part in practices, including force feeding, that violate medical ethics. When doctors join the military, their medical ethics should not change. Medical personnel shou
"Scooter" Libby's lawyers argued that Special Counsel Fitzgerald was improperly appointed by the Justice Department instead of the President to investigate the leak of CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity. That means his work and
Sources said it was during this time that Libby, Hadley, Joseph, Hannah and Rove plotted to silence Wilson by leaking his wife's name to reporters. It's unclear what role, Cheney played, but Fitzgerald is trying to determine if the VP was inv
For 28 years, Paul Pillar worked for the CIAas a National Intelligence Officer. Upon retiring he went public. He alleged the Bush administration selectively chose intelligence to justify its already made decision to go to war.
CIA jets suspected of flying terrorist suspects to secret prisons for torture have landed at commercial British airports and received help from UK air traffic control, the authorities have admitted for the first time.
As Britain Tony Kiyemba spoke of the systematic torture he suffered in 2 years at the Guantanamo prison, we have learned that Home Secretary Charles Clarke personally intervened to keep him out of Britain on "national security grounds".
[Morocco must be ready.] Tony Blair said the US detention camp at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba was an "anomaly" that would have to be "dealt with. I would prefer that it was not there. I would prefer it was closed, yes". Asked whether i