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Where Is the Investigation Into Financial Corruption at the NSA?

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Earlier this year, when Keith Alexander resigned as head of the National Security Agency, he began trying to cash in on expertise he’d gained while in government, pitching himself as a security consultant who could protect Wall Street banks and

Romania’s Spy Chief Quits, Will Run for President

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The head of Romania’s foreign spy agency has resigned to run for president in the Nov. 2 election, fueling debate about the presence of spies in the country’s political life. Teodor Melescanu quit Monday as director of Romania’s Foreign Intelligence

Australia’s overseas spy chief reappointed for another five years

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The boss of Australia’s shadowy overseas spy agency has been given another five years in the job. The federal government has reappointed Nick Warner as the head of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, or Asis. The foreign minister, Julie Bishop,

Q&A: Former NSA Deputy Director John C. Inglis

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More than a year after ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden began leaking details of the agency’s electronic surveillance programs, questions remain about how he accessed so many documents, and about the technology they described. At the Black Hat computer

GCHQ names Foreign Office official Robert Hannigan as new chief

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Senior Foreign Office official Robert Hannigan has been named as the next head of the UK's eavesdropping agency GCHQ. He will succeed Sir Iain Lobban at GCHQ, which has come under intense scrutiny following the revelations about its activities by

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.

Qaeda Plot Leak Has Undermined U.S. Intelligence

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WASHINGTON — As the nation’s spy agencies assess the fallout from disclosures about their surveillance programs, some government analysts and senior officials have made a startling finding: the impact of a leaked terrorist plot by Al Qaeda in August has

NSA spied on presidents of Brazil, Mexico, report says

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The U.S. National Security Agency, or NSA, snooped on the presidents of Brazil and Mexico, Glenn Greenwald, a reporter for The Guardian, who interviewed Edward Snowden and reported in detail about the U.S. government’s surveillance programs, said on Sunday, claiming

Australia has a new spymaster

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  Richard Maude is appointed new head of spy agency the Office of National Assessments. Career diplomat and public servant Richard Maude has been appointed director-general of the Office of National Assessments (ONA), the nation's peak foreign intelligence agency, Julia

Will CIA succeed with color revolution in Venezuela?

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An extraordinary meeting of the heads of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) was urgently convened on April 18th in Lima in connection with the situation in Venezuela after the proclamation of Nicolas Maduro the President of the country.

Russia Names New GRU Chief

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country's largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces

Russia’s military spymaster leaves his post – paper

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's military intelligence chief has left his post after less than three years at the helm of the country's biggest spying agency to join a company that develops nuclear missiles, Kommersant newspaper reported on Saturday, citing sources.