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Obama administration has begun arming Kurds in Iraq US officials

Aug 11, 2014

Obama administration has begun arming Kurds in Iraq US officials

Senior US officials say the Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in Iraq. #Barack Obama #CIA #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Kurds
US exerted pressure on Manmohan on choice of ministers Natwar Singh

Aug 05, 2014

US exerted pressure on Manmohan on choice of ministers Natwar Singh

Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has allege CIA agents had "penetrated deep into every sphere of decision and policy making of the UPA regime". #Manmohan Singh #UPA #CIA #TheySaidIt #Natwar Singh #UPA-II #Natwar Singh Book #Natwar Singh revelations
CIA tortured detainees to get info on bin Laden, says US Senator

Aug 04, 2014

CIA tortured detainees to get info on bin Laden, says US Senator

The two reports will come five years after the committee authorized a probe into the CIA's possible use of torture after the September 11, 2001, attacks. #Terrorism #Osama bin Laden #9/11 #CIA #Democrats #TheySaidIt #Republicans #Human Rights #Torture #Senate Intelligence Committee #Black Sites
Obama acknowledges CIA indulged in torture after 9/11 attacks

Aug 02, 2014

Obama acknowledges CIA indulged in torture after 9/11 attacks

US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that the CIA had tortured suspects detained in the immediate aftermath of 11 September terror attacks. #United States #World #Barack Obama #CIA #9/11 attacks
CIA admits to spying on US Senate investigators, issues apology

Aug 01, 2014

CIA admits to spying on US Senate investigators, issues apology

The Senate committee has been investigating excesses allegedly committed by CIA officers who used harsh interrogation methods, including waterboarding or simulated drowning, and established a network of secret prisons abroad. #US #CIA #NewsTracker #Spying #John Brennan #President Barack Obama #Senate Intelligence Committee #Black Sites #Senate investigation #CIA interrogation techniques

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CIA admits to spying on US Senate investigators, issues apology

Aug 12, 2014

Prosecutors urge judge to reverse decision on 9/11 defendant

Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CI... #Central Intelligence Agency #Guantanamo Bay
CIA admits to spying on US Senate investigators, issues apology

Aug 11, 2014

At War Blog: From Hero to Hateful: Recalling an Afghan Soldier’s Descent

A former CIA paramilitary operations officer in Afghanistan wonders what caused the spiraling downward of his friend, Castro, an Afghan soldier. The P.T.S.D.? Or anti-American radicalization... #Afghanistan #Central Intelligence Agency #International Security Assistance Force #Pakistan #Taliban #United States Marine Corps
CIA admits to spying on US Senate investigators, issues apology

Aug 19, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: August 19

1. To understand the conflict in Ferguson, we must acknowledge and overcome structural racism. By Karen J. Aroesty in the St. Louis Dispatch 2. As we leave Afghanistan, we owe justice and transparency to civilians caught in the crossfire of our occup... #Afghanistan #Central Intelligence Agency