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Top officials not informed about CIA's interrogation practices Senate report

Jul 31, 2014

Top officials not informed about CIA's interrogation practices Senate report

The still-classified report also says some ambassadors who were informed about interrogations of al-Qaida detainees at so-called black sites in their countries were instructed not to tell their superiors at the State Department #White House #CIA #NewsTracker #Obama administration #US Senate #9/11 attacks #Black Sites #interrogation technique
US senator Mark Warner hails provisions of Modi govt's budget

Jul 11, 2014

US senator Mark Warner hails provisions of Modi govt's budget

A top American Senator has hailed several provisions in the maiden budget of the new Indian Government saying it reflected the willingness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tackle some of the regulations that have stifled foreign investment in India. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Mark Warner #Modi government #US Senator #provisions of budget
New US Ambassador to India? Obama govt hopes for quick approval

Jul 10, 2014

New US Ambassador to India? Obama govt hopes for quick approval

The Obama Administration hopes that the US Senate would soon approve the nomination of new Ambassador to India. #United States #Obama #US #NewsTracker #Obama administration #US Senate #Obama government #New Ambassador
No need to spy on the BJP since India, US are friends: Senator John McCain

Jul 03, 2014

No need to spy on the BJP since India, US are friends: Senator John McCain

McCain also clarified that while these things happen in the process of gather intelligence, the Indian government should speak to the US openly, now that the BJP is in power. #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #USA #India-US Relations #Republican #NSA #Snooping #House Foreign Affairs Committee #Senator John McCain #NSA snoops on BJP
McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

Jul 03, 2014

McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

US senator John McCain on Wednesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed bilateral ties and the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. #World #US #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #John McCain #Iraq #External Affairs Minister #Syed Akbaruddin #US Senator

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McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

Jul 31, 2014

Senators told to close loophole that lets some domestic abusers buy guns

Gun control advocates packed a Senate hearing room as lawmakers took testimony on expanding the number of violent domestic abusers covered by the Violence Against Women Act. The statute bars abusers from owning guns if they are or were married to the...
McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

Jul 31, 2014

Document says State embraces harsh Senate report about post-9/11 CIA interrogation practices

The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleadin... #Central Intelligence Agency #US State Department #Washington
McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

Jul 30, 2014

AP EXCLUSIVE: Some ambassadors who knew of brutal CIA interrogations told not to discuss them

A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a ... #Central Intelligence Agency #Washington