Reuters | Friday May 24, 2013
Twelve years after the "war on terror" began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against Islamist militants.
Reuters | Friday May 24, 2013
President Barack Obama outlined plans on Thursday to limit the use of U.S. drone strikes and took steps aimed at breaking a deadlock on closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Press Trust of India | Friday May 24, 2013
Security agencies have decided to bring Delhi metro stations under increased surveillance cover and share intelligence in case of any untoward activity to the facilities in the wake of recent incidents of firing and people organising protests on rail...
Charlie Savage and Peter Baker, The New York Times | Thursday May 23, 2013
President Barack Obama plans to open a new phase in the nation's long struggle with terrorism on Thursday by restricting the use of unmanned drone strikes that have been at the heart of his national security strategy and shifting control of them away...
Reuters | Thursday May 23, 2013
The US government formally acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that it had killed four Americans, including militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who died in drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan.
Associated Press | Monday May 20, 2013
The US Embassy employee accused of spying in Moscow flew out of Russia on Sunday, five days after he was ordered to leave the country, NTV television reported.,
Associated Press | Sunday May 19, 2013
Iran's state radio says authorities have executed two men convicted of spying for Israel's Mossad and the American CIA spy agency.
Reuters | Saturday May 18, 2013
President Barack Obama's White House fought and lost a battle to avoid making public what it claimed were confidential records of internal deliberations over the attack on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya last September.
Associated Press | Friday May 17, 2013
President Barack Obama is defending investigations into government leaks, saying they are necessary for national security.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 17, 2013
The alleged CIA operative who was attempting to recruit a Russian security services officer was detained by that officer himself, a Federal Security Service (FSB) representative said.
Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
US lawmakers accused the Obama administration on Wednesday of trampling on free speech rights and evading questions about the Justice Department's secret seizure of Associated Press telephone records.
Associated Press | Wednesday May 15, 2013
US Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday defended the Justice Department's secret examination of Associated Press phone records though he declared he had played no role in it, saying it was justified as part of an investigation into a grave nationa...
Reuters | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Russia expelled a US diplomat on Tuesday after saying he had been caught red-handed with disguises, special equipment and wads of cash as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent to work for the CIA.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A US official confirmed on Tuesday that an American staffer at the US embassy in Moscow had been briefly detained, but refused to respond to allegations that the man was an undercover CIA agent.
Reuters | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Russia said on Tuesday it had caught an American red-handed as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence officer to work for the CIA, a throwback to the Cold War era that risks upsetting efforts to improve relations.