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CIA director apologizes after government spooks snooped on US Senate computers

  • John Brennan said he’s investigating the CIA employees who hacked into Senate Intelligence Committee PCs
  • CIA created a fake user account to retrieve documents they believed Senate staffers had improperly accessed…
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Liars Vs Truthers

Senators Call on Brennan to Resign: 'I Just Don't Have a Lot of Confidence in His Leadership'

WASHINGTON — For months, CIA Director John Brennan stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. 1,011 more words


The CIA Does Las Vegas

By Bill Blunden | CounterPunch | August 1, 2014

One evening over drinks in Ethiopia, during his tour as a CIA officer back in the 1960s, John Stockwell expressed reservations about covert operations to a senior fellow officer named Larry Devlin.

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The CIA’s Declassified Torture Handbook: How to Create a “World of Fear, Terror, Anxiety, Dread”

Lauren Harper writes for Unredacted:

‘[...] The fear of Communist expansion into the Western Hemisphere after Fidel Castro’s 1959 victory in the Cuban Revolution was the geo-political background for the 1963 KUBARK manual. 216 more words


Twitter Reveals Information Request Rise In Latest Transparency Report....FEDS SNOOPING EVEN MORE!!!

In its biannual transparency report on Thursday, Twitter revealed a 46 percent rise in the number of government requests for user information. 

On Thursday, Twitter released its fifth transparency report which includes government information requests, removal requests, and copyright notices for the first half of 2014. 209 more words