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by Murray Waas (National Journal)

Cheney huddled with two of his top aides -- "Scooter" Libby, his then-chief of staff, and Catherine Martin, then assistant to the vice president for pubic affairs. Discussed how to discredit former U.S. ambassador, Joseph Wilson, that the B

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der Spiegel

A Milan prosecutor is making the CIA nervous. Despite the opposition of his own government he wants to indict 26 US agents and five Italian secret agents for the kidnapping of a terror suspect. Rome and Washington would prefer that the embarrassing t

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By Russ Baker and Jonathan Z. Larsen

Newly released internal CIA documents assert that former president George Herbert Walker Bush's oil company emerged from a 1950's collaboration with a covert CIA officer.

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Daily Telegraph

The Central Intelligence Agency has been authorised to take covert action against Hizbollah as part of a secret plan by President George W. Bush to help the Lebanese government prevent the spread of Iranian influence. Senators and congressmen have be

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Washington Post

A lawyer for a former CIA station chief accused of involvement in the alleged kidnapping of an Egyptian terror suspect withdrew from the case Tuesday, saying statements by Italian spymasters implicating US agents had underminded

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Why are we back? blog

Perhaps The NY Times entered into some sort of secret agreement with the Bush Administration that it hasn't disclosed when it published the redacted Op-Ed written by Flynt Leverett on a news dump Friday just before Christmas when most people woul

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LA Times

U.S. Special Forces teams sent overseas on secret spying missions have clashed with the CIA and carried out operations in countries that are staunch U.S. allies, prompting the Pentagon to tighten the rules for military units engaged in espionage, acc

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The Observer

The American secret service was bugging Princess Diana's telephone conversations without the approval of the British security services on the night she died. US security service was bugging her calls in the hours before she was killed in a car cr

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der Spiegel

Far worse than today. America is clearly losing the two wars it is fighting, and our political leadership has neither the will nor the popular support it needs to send more forces. So I would anticipate us having withdrawn from both Iraq and Afghanis

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By Daniel Schulman - Mother Jones

He's unlikely to face the level of scrutiny he did in 1991 — when 31 Democratic Senators voted against him — or, for that matter, in 1987, when lingering questions about his role in Iran-Contra forced him to withdraw from the confirmation process

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DPA

The world's top spy chiefs - including the heads of the CIA and British, Australian and Canadian agencies - have been meeting in secret this week in New Zealand. The elite Anglo-Saxon group is known as Echelon.

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Washington Post

In an account smuggled out of prison, a radical Muslim cleric has detailed how he was kidnapped by the CIA from this northern Italian city and flown to Cairo, where he was tortured for months with electric shocks and shackled to an iron rack known as

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Guardian

The CIA tried to persuade Germany to silence EU protests about the human rights record of one of America's key allies in its clandestine torture flights programme, the Guardian can reveal. According the a secret intelligence report, the CIA offe

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International Herald Tribune

The secret American program of abducting suspected terrorists looks set to claim an unintended victim. Nicolo Pollari, Italy's top spy, is expected to be replaced in the coming days, and besides that, prosecutors say they intend to see his indic

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