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Uproar Over the 28 Pages: The Saudi/CIA Connection?

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Fifteen years after the 9/11 murders, we have uncovered a part of that truth, let us hope it does not take another fifteen years for the whole truth to emerge. Rest assured, we will never give up nor will we ever go away.

5 Security Hacks That Simple Technology Could Have Prevented

Toby Nwazor | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

Passwords, which are designed to create security, have become the weakness that hackers have used in 85 percent of hacks over the last decade. These breaches can be very costly. Lots of companies, for instance, have lost millions of dollars in the past because of it.

How Saleh Danced on the Head of the CIA

David Hearst | Posted 06.04.2016 | World
David Hearst

The claims that Hani Muhammad Mujahid makes cannot be verified. What he said about his time as a foot soldier for al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Waziristan "tracks" with what a former director of counter-terrorism for the CIA knew at the time. But no one can confirm the claim itself. But neither can they ignore it.

Shahien Nasiripour

CIA Chief Warns Of 'Tremendous' Consequences For Iran | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said Sunday that there would be “tremendous costs” to Iran if the country develops nuclear ...

Ali Watkins

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

Ron Wyden Says CIA Director Has To Change Or He Has To Go

Matt Sledge | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said on Sunday that CIA Director John Brennan has to change the agency's "culture of denial" or he has to go. Wyden is a le...

Here's A No-B.S. Translation Of John Brennan's Remarks On Torture

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

CIA Director John Brennan spoke Thursday for the first time since the Senate Intelligence Committee released a damning report Tuesday about his agency...

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...

Matt Sledge

Senator Hits CIA Chief On 'Culture Of Misinformation' | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) criticized CIA Director John Brennan for the agency's "culture of misinformation" on Friday, after Brennan appeared to backtra...

REPORT: CIA's Harsh, Bush-Era Torture Was Unnecessary

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee report will conclude that the CIA's use of harsh interrogation...

Igor Bobic

Obama Says He Has 'Full Confidence' In CIA Chief John Brennan | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he has "full confidence" in Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan, despite calls fo...

Michael McAuliff

Senators Slam CIA Spying As 'Worse Than Criminal' | 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...

Why Pres. Obama Should Have Prosecuted the Bush Administration for War Crimes -- and Still Can (By Other Means)

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

Engaging in counterfactual, what-if history can be uselessly speculative, but here are three demonstrable ways the Obama administration -- and America too -- have been hurt by not prosecuting Bush officials for the crimes of torture and fraudulent war.

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 ...

Michael Calderone

News Outlets Withhold Names Of ‘Widely Known' Undercover CIA Officers | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.07.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The CIA on Tuesday selected a man to become the agency's next director of the National Clandestine Service, a key position that involves...

Rand Paul Responds To Critics

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) responded on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" Thursday to critics of his stance on the Obama administration's drone program. H...

Luke Johnson

Rand Paul Filibusters Obama Pick | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced on the Senate floor Wednesday he intended to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan as director of t...

Matt Sledge

CIA Nomination Advances As White House Drags Feet On Torture Report | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

The Senate Intelligence Committee put John Brennan one step closer to leading the CIA on Tuesday, even though the White House has missed a deadline ab...

Ryan J. Reilly

White House To Provide Classified Info On Drones, Feinstein Says | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to provide the Senate Intelligence Committee access to all opinions authored by the Justice Departme...

Big Day For Obama's CIA Director Nominee

Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

By RICHARD LARDNER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The Senate Intelligence Committee is scheduled to vote on President Barack Obama's pick to l...

GOP Senators Threaten To Delay Obama Pick

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) are threatening to delay a vote on John Brennan as new CIA Director, citing the need for more ...

Brennan Confirmation Vote Delayed

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

(Updates with Senator Wyden comments) WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday postponed until ne...

Senators Must Not Let John Brennan Dodge Serious Legal Questions

Coleen Rowley | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Senator Rand Paul is not the only one with serious questions about the nomination of John Brennan for CIA Director! Many people are rightly concerned ...

Vote On Obama Pick Delayed Over Controversial Memos

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

* Political sparring over Brennan becoming public * Feinstein says Brennan will be "capable CIA director" * Republicans ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Plans To Block Chuck Hagel | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) plans to block two of President Barack Obama's top national security nominees until he gets answers from th...