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Turkey Pays Former CIA Director and Lobbyists to Misrepresent Attacks on Kurds and ISIS

Harut Sassounian | Posted 08.28.2015 | World
Harut Sassounian

Among the U.S. lobbyists for Turkey, perhaps the most questionable is Porter Goss, CIA Director from 2004 to 2006, who has agreed to sell his soul and possibly U.S. national secrets for a fistful of Turkish Liras.

Pro-Iran Deal Lawmakers To Colleagues: Read The Intel, Dummies

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ten members of Congress who have accessed the most sensitive information about Iran's nuclear program believe the recent deal to cap th...

Congress Should Help Strengthen Iran Deal, Not Reject It

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

When it comes to predicting the future, we are all looking through the glass darkly, but it is only prudent to expect that if Congress rejects a deal agreed to by the administration and much of the world, the sanctions regime will -- if not collapse -- almost certainly erode.

Ali Watkins

Adam Schiff Believes Washington Is Finally Ready To Reform America's Spy Programs | Ali Watkins | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

(Photo: Alex Wong via Getty Images) This article is part of a Huffington Post series, on the occasion of the site's 10th anniversary, looking ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most People Have No Idea What A House Benghazi Investigation Just Found | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

When the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee quietly released a report on the Friday before Thanksgiving clearing U.S. officials of multiple a...

An Open Letter of Apology to the United States of America

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.25.2015 | Media
Brian Joyce

The media was wrong, and the White House was right. Still, many of us in the media won't admit it. Therefore, I'd like to apologize to you. We should probably make a better effort to understand policy, before we attempt to comment on it. And we should probably also admit, once and for all, that the President was born in America.

Michael McAuliff

House Benghazi Report Torches Conspiracy Theories | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Yet another detailed investigation into the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has refuted claims that ther...

Boehner Taps Devin Nunes To Head House Intel Panel

AP | Posted 01.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) has chosen six-term Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California to serve as chairm...

John Boehner and the Republican House Votes With Obama... Wait, What!?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Professional. Bipartisan. Serious. Mature. Those are four words that you would not ordinarily associate with Washington politics. But guess what? The Republican House and the Democratic president actually came together on an issue.

Too Many American Cops View Citizens as "The Enemy"--And Washington's to Blame

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Lev Raphael

A sea change has been taking place over the last decade that's been invisible to most Americans. Across the country, in big cities and small towns, police forces have been turning into armies. It's taken the events in Ferguson to blow things wide open.

Michael McAuliff

Move To Declassify Latest Benghazi Report Undercuts Conspiracy Claims Yet Again | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to declassify its investigative Benghazi report, a move that likely further undercuts th...

Kate Sheppard

Rogers: Detainee Swap For POW In Afghanistan Is 'Dangerous' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, criticized the Obama administration's agreement to release f...

Amanda Terkel

House Intelligence Committee Chair Coy When Asked About Running For President | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) announced this week that he would not be seeking reelection in order to purs...

Prominent Congressman Won't Seek Reelection

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, who has taken on an increasingly sharp profile in Washington as chairman of the House Intelligence...

Counting the Dead in the War on Terror

Jason Steidl | Posted 01.26.2014 | Religion
Jason Steidl

People of faith must remember the suffering of those affected by American policy abroad. While the U.S. Congress refuses to count the dead, we can raise our voices on behalf of those who have been unjustly silenced.

House Committee Rejects Drone Casualty Records Provision

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee rejected a proposal on Thursday that would have required U.S...

Top Republican Says Kenya Attack Shows Al-Qaeda's Reach

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says the terrorist attack on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall shows al-Qaida affi...

Top GOP Rep. Calls Syria Deal 'Big Win' For Russia

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) called the apparent diplomatic alternative to a U.S. military strike on Syri...

House Intelligence Chair: There's 'Compelling' Evidence Of Chemical Attacks

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House intelligence committee said on Tuesday that the evid...

How Arming Syrian Rebels Will Backfire (See Libya, Afghanistan)

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Arming the enemies of our enemies hasn't made the U.S. more friends; it has made the U.S. more enemies. That is why only a diplomatic solution can stop the bloodshed.

Michael McAuliff

Congress Defends NSA Spying, But Questions Emerge | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and intelligence officials mounted a vigorous and detailed defense of the National Security Agency's Internet and phone data s...

NSA Chief To Reportedly Disclose Thwarted Terror Plots

CNN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Washington (CNN) -- The director of the National Security Agency was expected on Tuesday to reveal two previously classified cases in which secret sur...

Kerry Aims To Sway Russia Against Syrian Regime

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.06.2013 | World

MOSCOW — The United States and Russia pledged Tuesday to set aside more than two years of differences over Syria's civil war, saying they'd conv...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Rep: Only Teenagers In Their Basements Oppose Cybersecurity Bill | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said Tuesday that most opponents to his controversial cybersecurity bill are teenagers in their basements as ...

Bachmann's Strange Questions Shot Down

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

During a Thursday House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) asked CIA Director John Brennan and other...