The U.S. Central Command says its new “Persona” social media "infiltration" software is designed to cozy up to extremist bloggers overseas, not law-abiding Americans chatting on Facebook or similar sites. Earlier this month, the Web buzzed with a report that...
| March 2, 2011; 1:31 PM ET |
Categories: Foreign policy, Intelligence, Media, Military | Tags: Gen. David Petraeus; Aaron Barr; HBGary Federal; Gen. Michael V. Hayden; Shannen L. Rossmiller
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You Tube videos purporting to show Moammar Gaddafi’s preparations for using chemical weapons on protesters are either crude propaganda or the product of Libyans who simply don’t know what they are looking at--or both, experts say. One of the videos...
A former CIA intelligence analyst says in a new book that the agency is “sitting on” 1.5 million documents that could shed new light on the mysterious maladies that have afflicted veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. “Twenty years...
Like everything else in the close U.S.-Egyptian security relationship, Washington’s training program for Cairo's police and intelligence agencies is giving the U.S. a steadily darkening black eye. A headline in Thursday’s London Telegraph shouted, “Egyptian 'torturers' trained by FBI.” The...
CIA veterans say a report that the agency is radically reorganizing its spy service is probably overblown, and if it’s not, it's an idea that should be shot down, as has happened in the past. U.S. News reported Tuesday that...
European law enforcement officials and other experts say the chances of George W. Bush being arrested on war crimes charges in Switzerland--or anyplace else on the continent--are almost nil. Headlines and assertions by human rights groups that the former president...
| February 8, 2011; 6:40 PM ET |
Categories: Foreign policy, Intelligence, Lawandcourts, Media, Military | Tags: George W. Bush; Armando Spataro; Dick Marty; Gavin Sullivan; John Dinges; Amnesty International
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