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US Secret Service director resigns after series of scandals
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned from her post atop the security detail in charge of protecting United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday following several recent serious breaches.

01.10.2014 19:22

#SecretServiceFail: Armed man ‘slipped past agents, rode in elevator with Obama’
An armed man who has been convicted of assault and battery three times was somehow able to slip past the Secret Service and ride in an elevator with President Barack Obama earlier this month, several media reports have said.

30.09.2014 23:45

Obama and Pentagon at odds over Guantanamo closure
With his final term in the White House nearly halfway over, United States President Barack Obama remains far from fulfilling his campaign promise of closing down the Pentagon’s detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

30.09.2014 19:05

Obama skipped most of his daily intelligence briefings - Govt Accountability Institute
​US President Barack Obama has attended only 42 percent of his daily intelligence briefings since assuming office more than five and a half years ago, according to a new study.

30.09.2014 16:00

Secret Service expecting big changes after intruder compromised White House receptions room
The head of the Secret Service took responsibility for recent White House security breaches during a congressional hearing on Tuesday and promised to persevere notwithstanding a number of lapses that occurred on her watch.

30.09.2014 16:31

US Secret Service chief faces scrutiny after latest security lapse
Under-fire head of the US Secret Service Julia Pierson is to face a hearing to explain how the agency plans to clean-up its act after another White House security breech. On September 19, a man carrying a knife managed to enter the building.

30.09.2014 09:30

After visa denial in 2005, India’s Modi gets royal reception at White House
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday, a far cry from when Modi, head of India’s Gujarat state during a 2002 massacre, had his visa denied before a visit to the US in 2005.

29.09.2014 16:11

Countdown to ISIS: 7 ways that 4 US presidents failed in Iraq
​Since 1990, the people of Iraq have sustained some level of US military aggression by four successive US presidential administrations. Yet they failed to find WMDs much like they failed to preclude the rise of the Islamic State.

29.09.2014 12:16

Coalition of the Clueless
This US-engineered Coalition is in for some surprises. With few common goals, it has thrust itself into battle against the most determined players in the region and beyond.

25.09.2014 16:40

Forget napalm – President Wimp loves the smell of coffee in the morning
Colonel Kilgore, in Coppola’s “Apocalypse Now,” said he loved the smell of napalm in the morning. By way of contrast, US President Barack Obama, prefers the smell of coffee.

25.09.2014 11:38

‘No moderate forces in Syria to rely on’
The so-called “moderate” rebel forces in Syria that the US relies on aren’t that moderate, as many of them have ties with Al-Nusra. They are also weak, don’t have modern weapons and aren’t good at fighting, foreign affairs expert Max Abrahams told RT.

25.09.2014 09:59

White House accused of censoring dispatches from pool reporters
The White House’s relationship with the press is once again under fire upon publication this week of a Washington Post article containing allegations that administration staffers have censored and stifled the work of pool reporters.

24.09.2014 19:02

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