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CIA wants to delete thousands of emails as Obama administration stalls release of torture report
The CIA wants to erase tens of thousands of internal emails sent by most covert and counterterror officers after they leave the agency, leading US senators and transparency advocates to fear the plan would mean the loss of vital government records.

21.11.2014 15:07

CIA prepares for dramatic changes
CIA Director John Brennan and top agency officers are considering organizational restructuring that could mesh long-separate spying and analysis divisions into hybrid units tasked with following individual regions and US security threats.

20.11.2014 15:43

Drone operators had Bin Laden in crosshairs a year before 9/11
​The first American to ever launch a drone strike from an armed unmanned aerial vehicle now says he had Osama Bin Laden in his crosshairs in 2000, a full year before the terrorist attacks of September 11.

19.11.2014 15:21

‘US policy - number one driver of terrorism in the Mideast, around the world’
If the US was serious about re-evaluating not only how it fights terrorism but how terrorism is spread, it would begin by looking in the mirror as its counter-terrorism strategy that foments terrorism abroad, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.

19.11.2014 09:57

Torture report's release might risk American lives overseas – ex-CIA chief
Making public the Senate’s comprehensive review of the CIA’s controversial post-9/11 interrogation and rendition program could endanger the lives of Americans working overseas, warned former CIA director Michael Hayden.

19.11.2014 00:52

‘US-led airstrikes – great recruiting tool to provide ISIS with cannon fodder’
Anti-IS airstrikes play into the hands of extremists as radicalized Muslims across the globe are view the West as a big foe they want to fight against, Dan Glazebrook, political writer and journalist, told RT.

17.11.2014 15:41

Ankara and Washington agree to train 2,000 Syrian rebels in Turkey - report
The US and Turkey agreed on plans to train 2,000 members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Turkish territory, but the sides failed to agree on the question of training Kurdish groups, which Ankara has labeled members of a terrorist organization.

15.11.2014 11:47

​UN sounds alarm on rise of autonomous 'killer robots'
With the proliferation of lethal weapons system, increasingly capable of carrying out faraway missions with minimal human oversight, the UN is demanding regulations on the killing machines.

14.11.2014 12:05

'No way!': Pentagon trashes Iranian replica of US drone
An Iranian replica of a US spy drone, seized by Iran in 2011, is inferior to the US version, which was initially captured by Iran, according to the Pentagon. Iran released a video of their similar design earlier this week.

13.11.2014 15:21

‘We crossed the line’: US mea culpa at UN panel on use of torture
A legal adviser to the US has conceded that her country has “crossed the line” since the September 11 attacks, assuring that Washington takes responsibility for its deeds.

13.11.2014 05:53

UK human rights NGOs boycott ‘whitewash’ rendition & torture inquiry, citing 'cover-up'
Some of the UK’s leading human rights groups are to boycott the official investigation into Britain’s involvement in post 9/11 rendition and torture, saying the parliamentary inquiry will be neither impartial nor thorough, The Observer reports.

09.11.2014 14:36

Russian Taliban fighter pleads ‘not guilty’ in US Court
A suspected Russian Taliban commander pleaded “not guilty” in a Virginia courtroom to terrorism charges for a 2009 attack on American and Afghan forces. The judge has set the trial for April 2015.

08.11.2014 03:43