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By Daniel Costa-Roberts
New documents released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that telecommunications giant AT&T was for years the most cooperative and prolific provider of Internet and phone data to the NSA…
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
An Associated Press investigation reveals that government bureaucrats have blocked several requests by Army special operations troops for software they say they need.
Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the CIA, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable and close espionage gaps amid widespread concerns about the spy agency's limited insights into a series of major global developments.
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has tightened rules governing how the FBI, CIA and other intelligence agencies use Internet and phone communications of foreigners collected by the National Security Agency.
By Travis Daub
Compelled by an ACLU FOIA request, the agency published twelve years of quarterly reports that were created for the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board between 2001 and mid 2013. The reports are heavily redacted, but include details of intentional and unintentional…
The Senate report has exposed years of such CIA misrepresentations that seem designed to boost the case for the effectiveness of brutal interrogations.
By Adelyn Baxter
The Senate, the CIA and the White House are still negotiating over the delayed release of a Senate Intelligence Committee report examining the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation program for al-Qaeda detainees. NewsHour spoke to former CIA lawyer John Rizzo…
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced in May 2013 that no lethal strike against a terrorist would be authorized without "near-certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured." But amid unconfirmed reports of civilian casualties, the White House said…
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Yahoo's free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day. The government called for the huge fine in 2008 if Yahoo didn't go along with an expansion of U.S. surveillance…
By Associated Press
Earnest says the U.S. is aware that a German citizen was arrested amid allegations he was purportedly working for the U.S. He says he can't comment because Germany is still investigating and the issue relates directly to U.S. intelligence matters.
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