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Ali Watkins

It's Been A Year Since Senators Voted To Reveal CIA Torture. What Do We Have To Show For It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 04.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year ago Friday, the Senate Intelligence Committee, then under the command of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), voted to share with ...

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...

Dianne Feinstein Urges Government Not To Seek David Petraeus Indictment

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) urged the Department of Justice not to bring criminal charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus over his han...

Ali Watkins

Dianne Feinstein's Torture Reform Proposals Don't Address The Real Problem, Advocates Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid the public furor that followed the release of the Senate’s gruesome investigation of the CIA’s torture program, the stage was s...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Dianne Feinstein: No, The CIA Did Not Use Rectal Hydration As 'A Medical Procedure' On Detainees

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) wants to clear the record on the CIA's use of rectal hydration as an interrogation technique on post-9/...

Dianne Feinstein Pushes Back Against CIA Director John Brennan On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan held a rare press conference Thursday defending the agency in the wake of new revelations on torture...

Ali Watkins

You'll Probably Never Know Why The CIA Spied On The Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) took to the Senate floor earlier this year to allege that the CIA had spied on the U.S. Senate, sh...

Matt Sledge

CIA Snooping No Big Deal, Key Republican Senator Suggests

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

CIA Keeps A Tight Grip On Its Own Secrets

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA does not give up its secrets easily. Under pressure from a Senate committee to declassify parts of a congressional report ...

Leaked Findings Paint Pattern Of CIA Deception

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of w...

Democrats Decry Ex-CIA Director For Calling Feinstein 'Emotional'

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading Democrats sharply criticized a former CIA chief on Monday for suggesting that a disputed torture report produced by Sen. D...

Matt Sledge

Harry Reid Blasts CIA For 'Transparent Attempt To Intimidate' Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blasted the CIA in a second Wednesday letter, alleging that the agency has engaged in a "transparent attemp...

Advice Too Secret to Ignore

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

"'Be prepared' isn't just a saying for boy scouts -- not any more, not on our new, totally connected, and remarkably dangerous cyberplanet."

CIA-Senate Rift Reflects Institutional Failures

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The standoff between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee at its core is a battle over who owns the official history of o...

Obama Aims To Stay Neutral In CIA-Senate Spat

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, a public spat between his trusted ally at the CIA and a loyal Democratic senator has put into sharp fo...

Time for Full Disclosure of CIA Interrogations

David Schanzer | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
David Schanzer

Our nation needs an effective and unburdened CIA, a restoration of trust between the branches of government, and an opportunity to reassert our moral leadership internationally in pursuit of a more just and peaceful world. To do this, secrecy about the mistakes of the past must end.

I Spy

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Senator Feinstein had harsh words for what the CIA was doing-the same kind of words used by citizens to describe the activities of the NSA when they learned of its spying on citizens and the likes of Germany's Angela Merkel and Brazil's Dilma Rousseff.

Michael McAuliff

Pelosi Says She's Befuddled, Appalled By CIA Snooping Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- CIA Director John Brennan may have treaded onto shaky ground with yet another important congressional defender of his: House Minority Le...

Jon Stewart Rips Dianne Feinstein Over Spying Double Standard

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Jon Stewart ripped Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Wednesday, calling out the senator for defending NSA surveillance programs while criticizing th...

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...

Top Republican Not Taking Sides In CIA Dispute

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee is not taking sides in a dispute between the panel's Democratic chairwoman...

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...