Concern that Al Qaeda is getting more comfortable in "ungoverned spaces" of Pakistan, due to various factors, including a recent agreement by the Pakistani authorities with tribal leaders to leave Islamic militants in Waziristan alone.
About 390 CIA-run flights through German airspace were in violation of German law, and Berlin could have collected millions of euros in fines. Now internal investigations could make things embarrassing for Gerhard Schroder's government as well a
US intelligence czar wants Congress to pass a bill that would allow American spies to snoop electronically on non-Americans anywhere in the world by forcing telecommunications carriers to comply in exchange for immunity from prosecution by affected i
A federal appeals court said Friday it would release some of the documents it reviewed when deciding to force journalists to testify in the CIA leak investigation. The ruling followed a request by the AP and Dow Jones, which asked for the release
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger pushed for the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus and allowed arms to be moved to Ankara for an attack on that island in reaction to a coup sponsored by the Greek junta, according to documents and intelligence o
YouTube video that demonstrates a bit of what Ron Paul was talking about... "because we're over there".
They also discovered something far more valuable --- CIA files which purportedly contain "information about the collaboration between Fatah and the Israeli and American security organizations; CIA methods on how to prevent attacks, chase and fol
If you scroll down the page, you can read the documents that were recently released by the CIA about some of their activities for the past 30 years. Now wonder today we still suffer from blowbackEntered By: Jean Carbonneau
Little-known documents now being made public detail illegal and scandalous activities by the CIA more than 30 years ago: wiretappings of journalists, kidnappings, warrantless searches and more. The documents provide a glimpse of nearly 700 pages
There is growing evidence of high-level coordination between the CIA and the US military in developing abusive interrorgation techniques used on terrorist suspects. After the 9/11 attacks, both turned to a small cadre of psychologists linked to the
Are U.S. forces employing a new weapon in the war against terrorism? And if so, why are they keeping it a secret? A huge explosion in Pakistan killed numerous foreign fighters and civilians. On Sunday, 7 children were reported killed in an attack in
CIA director Michael Hayden, defending the practice of sending terrorism suspects to countries that interrogate by torture via secret "renditions," told USA Today last month that this program is "lawful, in keeping with Western values.
Top French government officials are ignoring warnings to ditch their cherished BlackBerrys -- smartphones with e-mail capacity -- despite warnings their messages may be intercepted by US spy agencies, a report said. "They tried to offer us so
The CIA's top lawyer said he did not object to a 2002 memo authorizing interrogation techniques that stop just short of causing a sensation of impending organ failure or even death. Yet John Rizzo, who is serving as the agency's temporary
The national intelligence director has won White House approval to begin revising an executive order that lays out each spy agency's responsibilities and the government's protections against spying on Americans. The Reagan-era 1981 president
The US is losing the war in Iraq because it cannot combat these makeshift weapons. An army with unimaginable firepower is being driven out by guerrillas armed with a crude arsenal of explosives and blasting caps, triggered by cellphones and garage-d
Acting under pressure from Congress, the CIA has decided to trim its contractor staffing by 10 percent. It is the agency's first effort since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to curb what critics have decried as the growing privatization of US intell
The size of the US national intelligence budget remains one of the government's most closely guarded secrets. By reverse engineering the numbers the total budget of the 16 US intelligence agencies was $60 billion, 25% higher than believed.
According to Newsday, Russell Defreitas, commonly identified as a former "baggage handler" at JFK, actually worked as a baggage handler and/or a "trainee supervisor" in the employ of Evergreen Inter Airlines, a CIA front company b
PARIS: In a report issued Friday, the lead investigator for the Council of Europe gave a bleak description of secret CIA prisons in Eastern Europe with information he said was gleaned from anonymous intelligence agents, many of whom wanted to unburde
A trial involving a controversial CIA program has started Friday in Italy, but without 26 American defendants accused of kidnapping a suspected Egyptian terrorist. The Americans, along with the former head of Italy's intelligence service
The CIA operated secret prisons in Europe where terrorism suspectes could be interrogated and were allegedly tortured, an official inquiry will conclude tomorrow. Despite denials by their governments, senior security officials in Poland and Romania
What comes to mind when someone mentions intelligence and the Iraq War? Why, of course, the intelligence estimate on Iraqi unconventional weapons programs that was excoriated in a 500-page report by presidentially appointed commission
If the Bush administration forces the CIA to drop "tough" interrogation techniques like waterboarding, the agency will probably fall back on a brutal method that leaves no physical marks.
The ageing former leader of the CIA's "Secret Army" in Laos was in an American prison last night, accused of mounting a coup agains his and Washington's old Communist enemy. General Vang Pao, 77, and nine other people were arrested
The Central Intelligence Agency has received approval at least twice in the last several years to conduct an “information war” against several countries in the Middle East, including Iran, Lebanon and Syria, according to current and former intelligen
An ex-spy whose unmasking led to the conviction of Vice President Dick Cheney's top aide vowed on Saturday to press on with lawsuits against Cheney and the CIA for the sake of freedom of speech.
US Spy agency to end dispute between Rwanda and Uganda and actually determine if force actually exists.
Rebels killed in clashes with Iranian forces this week had recently infiltrated border areas of the Islamic Republic carrying U.S.-made arms, said an Iranian commander. "The weapons ... included M16 weapons which are being provided through chann
An ex-spy whose unmasking led to the conviction of Vice President Dick Cheney's top aide is suing the Central Intelligence Agency, accusing it of unconstitutionally interfering with publication of her memoir.