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Should the U.S. kill Americans with drones?

An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is...

Obama orders NSA to stop spying on World Bank, IMF

President Barack Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank as...

America is losing its way in war against terrorism

Three disclosures this week show that the United States is losing its way in the struggle against terrorism. Sweeping government efforts to stop attacks...

Barrack Obama: Just another George W. Bush? Perhaps even worse?

Ironically, the current occupant of the White House won his first term in 2008 as a die-hard opponent of George W. Bush and promised...

A life surrounded by spycraft

In the suburbs edged by woods midway between Baltimore and the nation's capital, residents long joked that the government spy shop next door was...

Obama’s national security speech looks at drones, Gitmo

President Barack Obama on Thursday is expected to address some of the thornier aspects of national security policy, including drone strikes, the prison at...

CIA paid tens of millions in cash to Afghan President

Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping bags to the office of...

Petraeus sorry he screwed around and had to quit CIA job

In his first public speech since resigning as head of the CIA, David Petraeus apologized for the extramarital affair that "caused such pain for...

Disturbing questions about U.S. use of drone strikes

CIA Director-designate John Brennan's vigorous defense of drone strikes to kill terror suspects — even American citizens — overseas is causing key lawmakers to...

CIA director nominee knew about agency’s torture techniques

John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the CIA, had detailed, contemporaneous knowledge of the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on captured terrorism...