Tag: Ben Emmerson

United Nations counterterrorism official launches investigation into NSA surveillance

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The United Nations senior counterterrorism official is launching an investigation into the surveillance activities of both the United States' and the United Kingdom's intelligence agencies. UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson said that he would be initiating an investigation into both

Poisoned spy was working for foreign intelligence

LONDON – Russian Alexander Litvinenko was a “registered and paid” agent working for Britain’s foreign intelligence agency when he died after being mysteriously poisoned, a lawyer representing his widow told an official hearing Thursday. Another lawyer said the U.K. has