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Ali Watkins

Meet The Only Person Being Punished After The Senate Torture Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 04.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Five months after the Senate Intelligence Committee released its gruesome report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, someone is fi...

Ali Watkins

Former Senate Intel Chair Strikes Back At CIA For Spying

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the former chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, struck back at the CIA Tuesday, blasting t...

Ali Watkins

CIA Wasn't Wrong To Spy On Senate Torture Investigation, Review Board Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan approved his agency’s search of a walled-off computer network being used by the Sena...

Ali Watkins

Central Figure In CIA-Senate Spying Scandal To Leave Post

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Central Intelligence Agency’s Inspector General David Buckley is leaving the agency at the end of the month, marking the departure of ...

Ali Watkins

White House Needs To Stop Shielding CIA Director John Brennan, Senator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An internal CIA accountability board weighing penalties for the spies who snooped on Senate Intelligence Committee investigators is repo...

Ali Watkins

The Other Torture Report: The Secret CIA Document That Could Unravel The Case For Torture

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the public grapples with the gruesome realities put forth in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s damning report on the CIA’s tort...

Ali Watkins

The CIA And NSA Should Be Happy That Mark Udall Is Gone

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He wasn't vocal about promoting his work on civil liberties and intelligence. But over time, astute national security wonks learned to w...

Happy Anniversary, CIA! 12 Years of Lawlessness!

Christopher E. Anders | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Christopher E. Anders

The CIA, with the backing or orders of the White House, ran a worldwide network of secret prisons where it tortured men with barbaric techniques; kidnapped people from European streets; and then reportedly lied to Congress, the White House, and the Justice Department about it.

Michael McAuliff

Senators Slam CIA Spying As 'Worse Than Criminal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Central Intelligence Agency's infiltration and possible manipulation of computers belonging to Senate oversight investigators was "w...

Laura Bassett

Pelosi Won't Slam CIA Because 'They Really Come After You'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is being a bit more careful these days in her criticism of the Central Intelligence Agency...

Igor Bobic

Democratic Senator Calls For CIA Director To Resign

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following reports that Central Intelligence Agency employees improperly accessed computers used by U.S. Senate staff to investigate the ...

Michael McAuliff

Top Intel Committee Republican Eyes CIA Special Investigator

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday distanced himself and his members from bombshell spying allegations ab...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senators Okay With Spying On Citizens, But Outraged It Happened To Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), a staunch defender of government surveillance of ordinary citizens, took to the Senate floor Tuesday w...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Lawmakers Want To Investigate CIA For Allegedly Spying On Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-Calif.) bombshell charge that the CIA may have broken the law to spy on Congress is sparking calls from sever...

Michael McAuliff

Dianne Feinstein Says CIA May Have Broken The Law To Spy On Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) delivered a devastating broadside against the CIA Tuesday, alleging that the agency was trying to intim...

Matt Sledge

CIA Director Grilled On Domestic Surveillance, Torture At Senate Hearing

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

Three senators pummeled CIA Director John Brennan at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday, peppering him with tough questions on torture ...

'Troublemaker' Hersh Should Be Welcomed Back

Robert Miraldi | Posted 03.02.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

It may be a New Year, but it is the same old Sy Hersh, arguably America's best investigative reporter, who is still sticking his thumb in the eye of power at the age of 76 and exposing what he sees as the abuse of power.

Venezuela: Delete Facebook To Fight 'Gringo Spying'

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | World

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan government minister on Wednesday urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the...

Matt Sledge

FISA Warrantless Wiretapping Bill From Bush Era Poised For Renewal

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

With Senate poised to act as early as Thursday night to renew the foreign surveillance bill that authorized the Bush administration's secret warrantle...

Iran Sentences Former US Marine To Death For Spying

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A former U.S. Marine interpreter arrested while on a trip to visit his Iranian grandmothers has been sentenced to death as a CIA ...