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Senate to investigate 'Cuban Twitter' after USAID head can't say whose idea it was
Following revelations that the United States created a Twitter-like messaging program in Cuba intended to undermine the country's government, the Senate has ordered a review of the entire operation.

10.04.2014 16:16

USAID chief dodges revealing mastermind of secret 'Cuban Twitter' project
The administrator of the US Agency for International Aid and Development testifying before Senate Committee over his agency's covert Cuban Twitter, said he didn’t “specifically” know who was behind the idea of creating the network of “discrete profile.”

08.04.2014 18:36

‘US efficient at using social media to further its foreign policy objectives’
The US doesn't realize that its Cold War with Cuba ended 20 years ago, and is using social media to manipulate its people and achieve desired political outcomes, William Robinson, Professor of Sociology at the University of California, told RT.

08.04.2014 10:36

Havana reveals more US attempts to influence Cubans
Cuba says last week’s revelations that the United States is looking to create unrest in the country through social networks could be just the tip of the iceberg.

07.04.2014 07:57

​Big Brother’s Facebook: UK, US intelligence ‘infiltrating’ social media
American and British intelligence hope to take advantage of social media platforms, like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, in an effort to spread disinformation and propaganda, as well as potentially foment public protests, recent Snowden leaks claim.

06.04.2014 12:11

CIA torture tactics to get public airing
Following fierce debate, the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to release a report that provides a shocking glimpse at the CIA’s use of torture, methods that failed to produce the desired results in the war on terror.

04.04.2014 12:26

‘Cease illegal activity against Cuba’: Havana slams Washington for ‘Twitter’ program
Havana has blasted Washington’s so-called ‘Cuba Twitter’ texting service as illegal and subversive, saying the United States is persisting in its decades’ long plan to topple Cuba’s communist government.

04.04.2014 10:16

Exposed: How US created 'Cuban Twitter' to take down Castro
The United States engineered a text messaging network in Cuba to try and spread unrest in the communist country. More than 40,000 people have shared news and opinions using the service.

03.04.2014 10:37

Hunger striker v Barack Obama: US court to hear historic Gitmo case
A Yemeni inmate at Guantanamo Bay has introduced a landmark lawsuit challenging the practice of force-feeding at the US military prison camp. The case represents the first time a US court will hear allegations of detainee abuse at Gitmo.

12.03.2014 12:12

Appeals court says Gitmo detainees can challenge force-feeding
Attorneys for three foreign nationals being held by the United States at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba are claiming a partial victory following a federal appeals court ruling announced Tuesday morning in Washington, DC.

11.02.2014 17:13

US free education provider blocks access to students in Syria, Iran, citing sanctions
A prominent US provider of free, online top university courses – and one that prides itself on taking knowledge to the third world – has now blocked students from Syria, Iran and a few other countries on the grounds that they are under US sanctions.

29.01.2014 07:57

US flies three final Chinese ethnic Uighurs from Guantanamo to Slovakia
Three Chinese Gitmo detainees have been transferred to Slovakia in what the US termed a milestone in the mission to finally close down Guantanamo bay prison. One hundred and fifty five prisoners, however, still remain at the prison.

31.12.2013 15:36

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