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    CIA officer confirmed no protests before misleading Benghazi account given

    Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA’s station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with current...

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    Europe Rights Court Hearing on Secret CIA Prisons

    Europe’s human rights court shone a rare public light Tuesday on the secret network of European prisons that the CIA used to interrogate terror suspects, reviving memories and questions about the “extraordinary renditions” that angered many on...

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    CIA turned Guantánamo Bay inmates into double agents, ex-officials claim

    In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantánamo Bayprisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the US kill terrorists, current and former US officials said. The CIA promised the prisoners freedom, safety for their...

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    Spies worry over “doomsday” cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden

    British and U.S. intelligence officials say they are worried about a “doomsday” cache of highly classified, heavily encrypted material they believe former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has stored on a data cloud. The cache contains...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    CIA personnel testify agency was on alert over 9/11 anniversary in Benghazi, before attack

    Personnel working at the CIA annex in Benghazi were well aware that the 9/11 anniversary last year could be a flashpoint, according to recent testimony, and a notice was even posted on a bulletin board at the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    This Cryptic Internet Scavenger Hunt Has Baffled Cyber Experts For Two Years

    For the past two years, a mysterious online organization has been setting the world’s finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301 One evening in January...

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    A Russian GPS Using U.S. Soil Stirs Spy Fears

    In the view of America’s spy services, the next potential threat from Russia may not come from a nefarious cyberweapon or secrets gleaned from the files of Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor now in Moscow....

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    C.I.A. Collecting Data on International Money Transfers, Officials Say

    The Central Intelligence Agency is secretly collecting bulk records of international money transfers handled by companies like Western Union — including transactions into and out of the United States — under the same law that the National Security Agency uses for...

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    Americans’ personal data shared with CIA, IRS, others in security probe

    U.S. agencies collected and shared the personal information of thousands of Americans in an attempt to root out untrustworthy federal workers that ended up scrutinizing people who had no direct ties to the U.S. government and simply...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    Germans Rejected: US Unlikely to Offer ‘No-Spy’ Agreement

    Hans-Georg Maassen, president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, and Gerhard Schindler, director of the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), the country’s foreign intelligence agency, had a great deal they wanted...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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