The CIA’s European Division has halted its operations in Western Europe in response to several spying scandals in Germany and the continent’s negative reaction to the revelations of spying by the National Security Agency on European leaders and citizens.
The director of the CIA is openly frustrated with the media and the Senate for their criticism of the agency. This comes just ahead of the release of an upper house report on torture and follows Langley’s alleged hacking into committee emails.
US Secretary of State John Kerry’s testimony on the need to destroy the Islamic State could have been most convincing, if it wasn't for signs reading “Congress Stop Obama’s War” and “More War More Extremists” held by CodePink activists behind his back.
The United States will soon release a long-awaited report detailing the findings of a Senate investigation into the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques, and sources now say those tactics far exceeded what the world was led to believe.
Last week, a US military lawyer on the defense team for self-proclaimed 9/11-attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army in protest of the “show trial” conducted by the US at Guantanamo Bay.
Cornel West, activist and professor at Union Theological Seminary, ripped Barack Obama’s “Wall Street presidency,” calling him another neoliberal “counterfeit” after posing as a progressive in his initial campaign for the White House in 2008.
Julian Assange plans to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in the near future, he told a press conference at the embassy's London compound, where he's been holed up for two years. The WikiLeaks founder gave no further details.