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AP

The CIA destroyed nearly 100 videotapes of terror suspect interrogations, far more than previously acknowledged, the Obama administration said Monday as it began disclosing details of post-Sept. 11 Bush-era actions.

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Washington Post

President Obama's first presidential directive, outlining the organization of his national security structure, adds the attorney general, the secretaries of energy and homeland security, and the US ambassador to the UN to the National Security Co

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Washington Post

This was expected, but at the end of business earlier this evening, the Senate announced that Leon Panetta, an all-around respected official who [buried the Clinton's dirty laundry] has been in and out of government, was confirmed to become the n

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NY Times

Since 1997, Harold Nicholson has been locked in a federal prison in Oregon, the highest-ranking officer of the Central Intelligence Agency ever convicted of espionage. But even as federal inmate No. 49535-083, Mr. Nicholson never really retired as a

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CIA Director Michael Hayden is going around town telling folks he has warned Obama “personally and forcefully” that if Obama authorizes an investigation into controversial activities like water boarding, “no one in Langley will ever take a risk again

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Bloomberg

Feinstein said in a statement she knew “nothing” about the selection of Panetta until media reports yesterday. An aide to Rockefeller who spoke to the senator said the West Virginia Democrat wasn’t consulted. Feinstein said she wants an “intelligence

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AP

[change] Former Clinton White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, a longtime congressional veteran and administrative expert, is being tapped to head the CIA. Retired Adm. Dennis Blair is Obama's choice to be director of national intelligence.

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A friend of mine spent many years in the security business doing contract work for the CIA, some of which involved killing people. One of the things he told me was, “A guy will do almost anything if he thinks it’s for the good of other people.”

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Rawstory

Authorities suspected the incursion -- a Colombian "premeditated violation" of Ecuadoran sovereignty -- relied on support from a US aircraft assigned to joint US-Ecuador anti-drug missions from a US Operating Location in Ecuador

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Washington Post

The Bush administration issued a pair of secret memos to the CIA in 2003 and 2004 that explicitly endorsed the agency's use of interrogation techniques such as waterboarding against al-Qaeda suspects -- documents prompted by worries among intelli

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Washington Post

Top White House officials were told in early 2002 about harsh measures used by the CIA to extract information from suspected al-Qaeda terrorists in the agency's secret prisons, according to an account given to congressional investigators by the o

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