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Cia Surveillance

Matt Sledge

CIA Snooping No Big Deal, Key Republican Senator Suggests | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

The Republican who may chair the Senate Intelligence Committee if his party wins control of the chamber in next month's election isn't too worried abo...

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.

This Report Release May Fuel The Spat Between Congress And The CIA

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — If senators vote this week to release key sections of a voluminous report on terrorist interrogations, an already strained relatio...

Matt Sledge

CIA Director Grilled On Domestic Surveillance, Torture At Senate Hearing | 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 ...

CIA Reportedly Paying AT&T For Call Data

The New York Times | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. is paying AT&T more than $10 million a year to assist with overseas counterterrorism investigations by exploiting the compan...

Former FBI Agent: 'No Digital Communication Is Secure'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology

Even a former FBI agent doesn't seem comfortable with the level of surveillance his former employer exercises over Americans. In an interview with ...

Matt Sledge

The CIA Wants Big Data -- All Of It | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The CIA's chief technology officer outlined the agency's endless appetite for data in a far-ranging speech on Wednesday. Speaking befor...

Michael Hayden: Congress Was Informed About Surveillance Program

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden angrily struck back Saturday at assertions the Bush administration's post-9/11 surveillance...