The FBI and the National Academy of Science today jousted over the quality of science applied to solve the 2001 anthrax attacks, but another inconvenient piece of the puzzle seems to have been artfully swept under the rug: the fact...
Reform of the state secrets privilege, which allows the CIA and similar agencies to seek the dismissal of lawsuits by claiming they would harm national security, can't come come soon enough for ex-CIA officer Kevin Shipp. Last week Shipp went...
The U.S.-Cuba spy wars have long seemed more Monty Python than John Le Carré. As if more proof were needed, Cuban prosecutors announced Friday that they would seek a 20-year jail term for an American contractor arrested more than a...
| February 7, 2011; 12:11 PM ET |
Categories: Intelligence, Justice/FBI, Lawandcourts | Tags: Alan Gross; Harry B. "Skip" Brandon; Saul Landau; Fidel Castro
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation reported nearly 800 violations of privacy laws and regulations to the President’s Intelligence Oversight Board from 2001 to 2008, according to records obtained by a watchdog group. The San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) said...
| January 31, 2011; 2:35 PM ET |
Categories: Congress, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Justice/FBI, Lawandcourts | Tags: Electronic Frontier Foundation; Sen. Patrick Leahy
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A former lawyer for Jeffrey Sterling, a onetime CIA officer who has been charged with leaking secrets to New York Times reporter James Risen, was questioned about his client before a grand jury last September, he says. Washington, D.C. attorney...
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, has to be hoping that his planned hearings on the “radicalization” of American Muslims draws as much attention as his mere announcement of them. Or maybe not....