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CIA mastermind behind bin Laden killing, aka 'Captain Ahab', to be removed from post
The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center (CTC), who masterminded the killing of Osama bin Laden and the drone campaign, is being removed from his post at a time when the agency is focusing on a new generation of extremist threats.

26.03.2015 18:35

Bipartisan bill would repeal Patriot Act, cut down American surveillance
The bipartisan Surveillance State Repeal Act, if passed, would repeal dragnet surveillance of Americans’ personal communications, overhaul the federal domestic surveillance program, and provide protections for whistleblowers.

24.03.2015 22:12

‘Not just snooping’: Israel accused of feeding secret info on Iran talks to US lawmakers
Israel has been accused of feeding secret information on the Iran 5+1 nuclear talks to senior US lawmakers in an effort to scupper the negotiations, a new report says. The accusation was met with sharp denial in Tel Aviv.

24.03.2015 07:48

‘Ukraine new spy law designed as provocation, opens whole can of worms’
If Ukrainian draft law on intelligence comes into force, we might start seeing assassinations, bomb blasts, and psychological attacks in the Donbass region, says Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute.

20.03.2015 08:40

Revealed: The CIA report used as pretext for Iraq invasion
The document summarizing the CIA’s purported knowledge of Iraqi chemical, biological and nuclear weapons programs, produced in October 2002 and hidden from the public ever since, has finally been made public.

20.03.2015 00:26

'Traitor’ Snowden endangered spies with NSA leaks, claim UK security chiefs
Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency (NSA) leaks damaged national security, exposed spies to danger, aided terrorists and cost the UK taxpayer money, according to senior British security officials.

18.03.2015 11:35

US Muslim tortured in UAE for 106 days struggles to prove FBI hand
A US citizen, who was put on a no-fly list, declared a threat to national security and tortured in an UAE prison after refusing to become an FBI informant, is having a hard time proving it happened at the behest of the US authorities, his lawyer told RT.

17.03.2015 20:46

Snowden ‘changed nothing’ says Norway’s top spy, ‘business as usual’
Norway’s top spy has said that revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden have led to ‘very few changes’ to the way spy agencies operate, despite some legal changes in the US under Obama’s administration to make the NSA’s activities more accountable.

17.03.2015 15:51

‘Kerry, Obama not ready to send envoys for talks with Assad’
US leaders recognize it could get worse in Syria if President Assad is dropped, they say it’s too early to send diplomats to talk with the government in Damascus, Jonathan Steele, columnist for the Guardian on international affairs, told RT’s In the Now.

17.03.2015 10:05

$1 million of secret CIA cash intended for Afghanistan ended up with Al-Qaeda - report
Around $1 million of CIA money given to Afghanistan via a secret fund was reportedly used in 2010 to pay the ransom for an Afghan diplomat held by Al-Qaeda.

16.03.2015 17:26

​ACLU sues Obama administration over ‘kill list’ documents
The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the US government in an effort to compel a court to release documents detailing the Obama administration’s use of a secret, so-called “kill list” containing potential drone strike targets.

16.03.2015 15:03

‘No parliament support’: Lithuania drops CIA prison inquiry
The Lithuanian legislature decided against a new inquiry into a secret US torture facility in the country, despite a damning US Senate report released three months ago which indicated its existence.

14.03.2015 00:43