Tag: Public administration

CIA Director Brennan Should Resign

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CIA director John Brennan did the right thing Thursday in apologizing to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) for CIA monitoring of computers being used by the committee’s staff for an investigation of the Bush-era enhanced-interrogation program. Nevertheless, heads

State Dept: ‘No American Is Proud’ of CIA Tactics

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The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

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The CIA’s top officer in Kabul was exposed Saturday by the White House when his name was inadvertently included on a list provided to news organizations of senior U.S. officials participating in President Obama’s surprise visit with U.S. troops. The

CIA’s plan to retrench in Afghanistan worries U.S. military

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The CIA is planning to close its satellite bases in Afghanistan and pull all its personnel back to Kabul by early summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of

US Drug Enforcement Agents Involved In Questionable Espionage

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A covert squad of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration special agents are secretly feeding intelligence obtained from electronic intercepts, wiretaps, informants and telephone records to other federal agencies and state or local law enforcement departments throughout the United States to aid

EU threatens to suspend data-sharing with U.S. over spy reports

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(Reuters) – The European Union is threatening to suspend two agreements granting the United States access to European financial and travel data unless Washington shows it is respecting EU rules on data privacy, EU officials said on Friday. The threat