One the revelations of the report of Michael Horowitz, inspector general of the Justice Department, was the abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) The act was passed by Congress in 1978, after revelations that CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton had presided over two massive program of spying on Americans. FISA requires the FBI...
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British Intelligence Privately Says Israel Has Nuclear Weapons But Won’t Admit it Publicly
Mexican President Accuses Pentagon of Spying, Vows to Restrict Military Information
Daniel Ellsberg Week Honors Pentagon Whistleblower
How Twitter Became a Propaganda Tool of U.S. Central Command
Interview With the Father of a Palestinian Fighter Assassinated by Israeli Special Forces
Chinese Police Station in New York Is Part of a Vast Influence Operation
Catch-22 at Guantanamo, or How Due Process Got Undone
Wagner Group Leader Calls for End to Russia’s ‘Special Military Operation’
Once Ridiculed, the ‘October Surprise’ Deal Between Reagan and Iran Is Now Confirmed
Two Senators Allege ‘Secret’ CIA spying on Unwitting Americans
UK Spy Agency Says AI Chatbots Pose a Security Threat
How Aerial Surveillance Has Evolved Over the Past 200 Years
Wagner Mercenary Chief Says He Ran Russian Information War
Iranians Outraged After Shah-Era Secret-Police Official Attends U.S. Rally
Israeli-led Disinformation Team Meddled in Dozens of Elections
Director of National Intelligence Barred From Reporting on Domestic Extremists in U.S. Armed Forces
Iranian Intelligence Official Says China in Line to Buy Tehran’s Drones
Former Mossad Chief Urges Compromise on Judicial Shakeup
After a Harsh IG Report, FISA Reform Is on the Agenda
Intel Probe Puts CIA’s Haspel in a Bind
The chair of CIA director Gina Haspel, who was promoted by John Brennan and Michael Hayden, is getting warmer, according to Politico Haspel was the CIA’s station chief in London in 2016 when the U.S. Embassy there was made aware of Mifsud’s contact with a Trump campaign adviser, George Papadopoulos, by Australian diplomat Alexander Downer....
Former Bush Adviser Sells Repression in the Middle East
As counterterrorism adviser to President George W. Bush, Richard Clarke advocated vastly expanded spying powers for the U.S. government. As a private citizen, he sold the same idea to a Persian Gulf oil monarchy. The Reuters investigated, and the resulting story, Made in America shows how and why private intelligence firms are flourishing. Undemocratic governments...
Inspector General: NSA Is Not Complying With Law Requiring Disposal of Old Surveillance Data
The National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General (NSA OIG) announced today its release of an unclassified study with disturbing conclusion: the secretive agency is not in compliance with legal requirements it to dispose of signals intelligence data. As exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, the NSA collects massive amounts of information (“metadata”) about the...
How China Runs Its Mass Detention Camps
From the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists – ICIJ The extraordinary coercive power of China’s Ministry of State Security is Xinjiang province, where the Beijing government is seeking to control the Uighurs, a non-Chinese Muslim minority. ICIJ obtained an operations manual: A new leak of highly classified Chinese government documents reveals the operations manual for...