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  • US Too Late on Syria: Former Pentagon Chief

    US Too Late on Syria: Former Pentagon Chief

    The rise of the brutal Islamic State group can partly be blamed on President Barack Obama's failure to arm moderate Syrian rebels far earlier, said former US defense secretary Leon Panetta.

  • Release of US Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Still on Hold

    Release of US Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Still on Hold

    The public release of a long-awaited U.S. Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could be held up for weeks as the Senate Intelligence Committee and Obama administration negotiate what material can be included in the ...

  • CIA Tortured Al Qaeda Suspects 'Until The Point of Death': Report

    CIA Tortured Al Qaeda Suspects 'Until The Point of Death': Report

    The Central Intelligence Agency tortured Al Qaeda suspects "until the point of death" by drowning them in water-filled baths, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported on Monday, ahead of the publication of a US Senate report on interrogation techniques.

  • Iran Says it Downs Israeli Drone Near Nuclear Site

    Iran Says it Downs Israeli Drone Near Nuclear Site

    Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, without offering further details. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.

  • US Sending Arms to Kurds in Iraq

    US Sending Arms to Kurds in Iraq

    Senior US officials say the Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in Iraq.

  • US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    The US State Department is increasing security at some American embassies in anticipation of the public release of a long-awaited Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, US officials said on Tuesday.

  • CIA Director John Brennan Apologises to US Senate Leaders for Spying

    CIA Director John Brennan Apologises to US Senate Leaders for Spying

    CIA Director John Brennan is apologising to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his top investigator found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.

  • CIA Spied on US Senate, Internal Review Finds

    CIA Spied on US Senate, Internal Review Finds

    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its US Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.

  • After Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh? BJP Denies Ministers Were 'Bugged'

    After Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh? BJP Denies Ministers Were 'Bugged'

    After reports that listening devices were found in union minister Nitin Gadkari's home, sources have told NDTV that the homes of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Home Minister Rajnath Singh may also have been bugged.

  • Some in 'Torture' Report Denied Chance to Read it

    Some in 'Torture' Report Denied Chance to Read it

    About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after sig...

  • Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over US spying prompted Germany to turf out the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station chief in Berlin.

  • Germany Kicks Out Top US Spy Over Espionage Claims

    Germany Kicks Out Top US Spy Over Espionage Claims

    Germany on Thursday demanded Washington's top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of US espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.

  • Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Hoping to Project Power, China Finds Itself Alone

    Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're ready to shed the humility and s...

  • Anger Mounts as Germany Unearths Second US Spy Suspect

    Anger Mounts as Germany Unearths Second US Spy Suspect

    German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected U.S. spy in the defence ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant.

  • US Says Will Work With Germany to Resolve New Spy Row

    US Says Will Work With Germany to Resolve New Spy Row

    The United States pledged Monday to cool a new spy row with Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned reports of involving an alleged German double agent and the CIA could mark a fresh breach of trust between allies.

  • CIA Had Role in Germany Spy Affair

    CIA Had Role in Germany Spy Affair

    The Central Intelligence Agency was involved in a spying operation against Germany that led to the alleged recruitment of a German intelligence official and has prompted renewed outrage in Berlin, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on M...

  • CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    CIA Planned a Bin Laden 'Demon' Doll

    The CIA once considered producing a toy action figure of Osama bin Laden that would transform into a devil-eyed demon, hoping to persuade children abroad that he was no hero, but a scary villain.

  • US Spy Agency Joins Facebook, Twitter

    US Spy Agency Joins Facebook, Twitter

    The spy agency cast the move as an effort to better get out its message and engage directly with the public, but its first Twitter message, sent out shortly before 2 p.m.(1800 GMT), did not indicate there would be major revelations.

  • US Spy Agency CIA Uncovers Sense of Humour in Debut Tweet

    US Spy Agency CIA Uncovers Sense of Humour in Debut Tweet

    For a spy agency that likes to blend into the background, the CIA's debut on Twitter has revealed a covert sense of humor.

  • United States' CIA Drone Killing Program in Pakistan Winding Down

    United States' CIA Drone Killing Program in Pakistan Winding Down

    The CIA's drone program in Pakistan, once the mainstay of President Barack Obama's counterterrorism effort, is winding down: There hasn't been a drone strike in Pakistan since last Christmas.

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