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  • 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 Interrogation Tactics Helped Get Osama Bin Laden: US Senator

    CIA Interrogation Tactics Helped Get Osama Bin Laden: US Senator

    Republicans on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a report asserting the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and disrupt terrorist plots, the panel's top Republican said on Sunday.

  • 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 Cites Five in Surveillance of Senate Panel

    CIA Cites Five in Surveillance of Senate Panel

    An internal investigation by the Central Intelligence Agency has found that its officers penetrated a computer network used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in preparing its damning report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program.

  • 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.

  • CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    The head of the CIA has apologized to US lawmakers after an investigation confirmed claims that his officers had "improperly" accessed Senate computers, the agency said on Thursday.

  • 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    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 that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress...

  • 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.

  • Angela Merkel Laments Breakdown of Trust in US Spy Row

    Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented on Saturday the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.

  • Germany Eyes Overhauled US Partnership In Talks On Spy Row

    Germany Eyes Overhauled US Partnership In Talks On Spy Row

    Germany's foreign minister said on Friday he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin's expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.

  • United States Officers Say No 'Stand-Down Order' for Benghazi

    United States Officers Say No 'Stand-Down Order' for Benghazi

    Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, undercutting the cont...

  • Gary Oldman to Join Kevin Costner in the Cast of Criminal

    Gary Oldman to Join Kevin Costner in the Cast of Criminal

    Gary is apparently in talks to play the CIA chief in the movie

  • 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.

  • Edward Snowden Applies to Extend his Stay in Russia

    Edward Snowden Applies to Extend his Stay in Russia

    Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied to extend his stay in Russia, his lawyer said Wednesday.

  • CIA Reportedly Had a Role in German Spy Affair

    CIA Reportedly Had a Role in German Spy Affair

    The CIA Director is said have asked to brief key members of the US Congress on the matter, which threatens a new rupture between Washington and a close European ally.

  • 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...

  • United States Now Wrestling With Intelligence Gaps in Iraq

    United States Now Wrestling With Intelligence Gaps in Iraq

    CIA officers in Iraq have largely stayed in their heavily fortified Baghdad compound since US troops left the country in 2011, current and former officials say, allowing a once-rich network of intelligence sources to wither.

  • 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.

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