Tags » The Agency/Spooks
From the Guardian here:
Despite the acrimony, the White House announced last week that the CIA will lead the executive-branch panel that will recommend how much of the Senate report’s executive summary, findings and recommendations to make public, a decision blasted by human-rights groups and intelligence scholars as a conflict of interest. 20 more words
Subheadline from the Guardian:
CIA chief rejects accusations that it used intimidation to hide its role in the torture of terrorism suspects.
I don’t know how you could accuse a collection of folks who built an international system of torture in the wake of 9/11 of intimidation. 16 more words
From Glenn Greenwald’s new home:
“…these surveillance agencies have vested themselves with the power to deliberately ruin people’s reputations and disrupt their online political activity even though they’ve been charged with no crimes, and even though their actions have no conceivable connection to terrorism or even national security threats. 58 more words