Since Its Founding, The CIA Rarely Has Met A Secret It Doesn’t Like

Since Its Founding, The CIA Rarely Has Met A Secret It Doesn’t Like

By Michael Doyle and Marisa Taylor, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The CIA's current fight to keep secret the details of its terror suspect interrogations echoes its lo ...

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Senate Report On CIA Abuses Delayed By Fight Over Classified Data

Senate Report On CIA Abuses Delayed By Fight Over Classified Data

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited Senate report on the CIA's harsh interrogation of prisoners during the Bush administration will wait a whil ...

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Obama’s Breezy Words For Post-9/11 Torture

Obama’s Breezy Words For Post-9/11 Torture

"...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the pre ...

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Obama: After 9/11 ‘We Tortured Some Folks’

Obama: After 9/11 ‘We Tortured Some Folks’

Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that U.S. officials had "tortured some folks" in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, but urged they not ...

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CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

By Jonathan S. Landay and Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- CIA employees improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee to compile a ...

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After CIA Gets Secret Whistleblower Email, Congress Worries About More Spying

After CIA Gets Secret Whistleblower Email, Congress Worries About More Spying

By Marisa Taylor and Jonathan S. Landay, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The CIA obtained a confidential email to Congress about alleged whistleblower retaliation relate ...

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European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

European Court Condemns Poland For Hosting Secret CIA Prisons

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) -- Europe's top human rights court condemned Poland on Thursday for hosting secret CIA prisons on its territory, saying Warsaw knowingly abetted unlawful ...

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Obama Speaks With Merkel After Spy Row

Obama Speaks With Merkel After Spy Row

Washington (AFP) -- President Barack Obama spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over U.S. spying prompted Germany to turf out the CIA station chief in ...

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Germany Orders Out American As Spy Charges Strain Relations

Germany Orders Out American As Spy Charges Strain Relations

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Germany demanded the departure from the country of the top spy at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on Thursday, dramatizing its ...

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U.S. Drone Strike Reported In Pakistan, Ending Five Month Pause

U.S. Drone Strike Reported In Pakistan, Ending Five Month Pause

By Zulfiqar Ali and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A U.S. drone aircraft struck suspected militants in Pakistan’s tribal areas Wednesday, breaking a five ...

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