Tag: Chuck Hagel

Obama overhauls intelligence panel

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With little fanfare, President Barack Obama has replaced much of a key intelligence advisory panel that he largely cleared out early last year. The six appointments to the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board were buried deep in a routine personnel announcement

ISIS Has The Sunday Shows Discussing The Specter Of Another 9/11

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WASHINGTON — Petrified about the prospect of a domestic terrorist attack? This round of Sunday shows was not for you. The common theme on all channels was that the United States was quite vulnerable to an attack from the Islamic

A post-NSA partnership

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After the NSA affair led to a diplomatic chill, representatives of Germany and the US are now talking about their shared values at the Munich Security Conference​​. But the question is: How can these values ​​prevail?   It has been

Meet the New Boss of the NSA. Same as the Old Boss?

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President Obama has chosen Navy Vice Adm. Michael Rogers as the new director of the embattled National Security Agency as his administration begins working to implement a bevy of surveillance reforms, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Rogers currently runs the U.S.

North Korea threatens ‘merciless’ nuclear strike against US

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The North Korean army says it has received final approval to launch a “merciless” strike on the US, including the possible use of “cutting edge” nuclear weapons. It comes as South Korean intelligence claims Pyonyang has moved a mid-range Musudan

Report: Panel warns U.S. intelligence too focused on military support

A secret report from the President's Intelligence Advisory Board warns that American intelligence agencies have prioritized supporting military operations over traditional intelligence gathering, leaving the country vulnerable to new threats. The panel, which includes Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and CIA