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Were Pakistani spies behind 2009 attack that killed seven CIA employees?

Two recently declassified United States government documents suggest that Pakistani intelligence officers may have been behind a suicide attack that killed seven employees of the Central Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan. 369 more words

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Look Who Gets A Straight Answer Out Of Donald Rumsfeld

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Below¬†is Stephen Colbert’s interview with¬†former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.

The main feature in this interview is the declassified memo ( 66 more words

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Declassified US nuclear target list shows reckless disposition toward nuclear annihilation

The U.S. National Security Archive[1] recently released a declassified report on the U.S. Strategic Air Command (SAC) Atomic Weapons Requirements Study for 1959, produced in June 1956. 913 more words

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Warning - Political Post Imminent!

I promise not to talk too much about politics on this blog, as I know this is a great way to immediately stir up controversy. I don’t want to do that; I deeply dislike controversy. 424 more words

Soviets had a computer program to help it decide when to launch a nuclear war. It nearly happened in 1983

This week, the National Security Archive at George Washington University published a newly declassified 1990 U.S. intelligence-community study that revealed terrifying details about the 1983 U.S.-Soviet war scare. 968 more words

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CIA director 'covered up' details of John F Kennedy's assassination, report reveals

Mr McCone and other senior CIA officials are accused of keeping “incendiary” information from the Warren Commission, which was set up by President Lyndon B. Johnson to investigate JFK’s murder. 111 more words

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CIA spy ship built to raise Soviet sub becomes victim of oil slump

A ship built by the CIA for a secret Cold War mission in 1974 to raise a sunken Soviet sub is heading to the scrap yard, a victim of the slide in oil prices. 843 more words

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