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The move sets up a potential conflict between Silicon Valley and the CIA.
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The U.S. won't get a better relationship by ignoring the Kremlin's efforts to run roughshod over the most fundamental institutions in U.S. democracy. Doing so sends one message and one message only: that the American president is weak, inviting further interference in U.S. domestic affairs.
The current state of government surveillance, the massive intrusion into our privacy, is not going to change anytime soon. A chance to move the debate constructively forward was missed. State surveillance, the collection of metadata, and some type of infringement of our right to privacy is going to continue. The only questions are to what extent and under what circumstances -- the law's never-ending search for proportionality. That is the debate that needs to be had, urgently.
The U.S. Government is threatening to attack Syria based on the most ridiculous premises since the start of the Iraq war. Remember the aluminum tubes and the biological weapons truck cited by Colin Powell? This time, the Secretary of State John Kerry cites "traces of the nerve gas 'sarin'".
WASHINGTON - Intelligence communities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border were rocked Friday by news of the unexpected resignation of CIA director David Petraeus over an extra-marital affair.Petra...
Leonard Peltier, now 68, has been in prison for 35 years. Since 1977, petitions and pleas on his behalf have been ignored; appeals by the Arhbshiop of Canterbury, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, 55 U.S. Congressmen, and Canadian Parliamentarians, and members of the European Parliament Union. But the FBI is adamant that he killed two of their agents.
Here we go again! Another conspiracy theory -- this time by a woman who has written a 600-page book (Me and Lee) claiming she and Lee Harvey Oswald were lovers and that instead of assassinating John Kennedy in 1963, he was trying to save him.
When rebels overran Moammar Gadhafi's Bab al-Aziziya compound, the deposed Libyan leader was nowhere to be found. But a number of items from the sprawling compound have since emerged, ranging from sen...
OTTAWA - The CIA secretly painted Pierre Trudeau as a politician torn between being a leader of the Third World and a genuine player with global industrialized nations, declassified records show.The J...