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What Is the Impact of the CIA Torture Report?

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It will take a while to absorb all of the important information in the Senate report. It tells multiple stories: the evolving policy of torture at black sites around the world; the misinformation fed to the public about a number

German foreign intelligence agency wants to access social media sites in real time

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The German foreign intelligence agency (BND) reportedly plans to expand its digital espionage operations, according to several German media outlets. The German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, as well as broadcasters NDR and WDR said on Friday that confidential files from the

Shady world of industrial espionage

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Tokyo – Japan vowed on Thursday to fight industrial espionage after domestic media reported technology and information from local companies, including chipmaker Toshiba, had been leaked to rivals from other countries. “Safeguarding Japan's cutting-edge technology and preventing leaks are extremely

When the N.S.A. Spied on Art Buchwald

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At a time when, thanks to Edward Snowden, government snooping on American citizens is a hot topic, there was an interesting bit of news yesterday that you might have missed. For some reason, the Times ignored it in today’s print

NSA says Snowden took documents from internal website

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(Reuters) – Former security contractor Edward Snowden was able to obtain secret documents revealing a massive U.S. spying effort from the National Security Agency's internal website, U.S. officials said according to a report on Wednesday. The classified documents leaked by

20 Killed in Attack on NATO Supply Convoy in Afghanistan

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Afghan officials say a NATO supply convoy came under heavy fire in mountainous western Afghanistan late Wednesday, sparking a gunbattle in which at least five Afghan security guards, an Afghan soldier and 14 attackers were killed. The officials say the