CIA

New York Times reporter James Risen participates in a news conference. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)

U.S. to Seek Limited Info from Journalist in CIA Leak Case

A New York Times reporter will be subpoenaed to answer questions ahead of an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information, though a Tuesday hearing indicated there is much confusion about what the journalist may be asked to reveal.

12/16/2014

Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, a top U.N. special investigator said Wednesday. CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Expert: Prosecute Senior US Officials, CIA Who Authorized Torture

Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush’s national security policy must be prosecuted, a top U.N. special investigator said Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Dick Cheney Speaks

Cheney: CIA Torture Report Is A ‘Bunch Of Hooey’

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel’s report on brutal CIA interrogation practices used after the 9/11 terror attacks is a troubling record of a stain on America’s history.

12/09/2014

Dianne Feinstein Talking

Senate Intelligence Committee Releases CIA ‘Torture Report’

The Senate Intelligence Committee has released its long-awaited “torture report,” which details finds from a three-and-a-half year investigation into the CIA’s “Detention and Interrogation Program.”

12/09/2014

Michael Hayden

Former CIA Director: Torture Report Could ‘Be Used By Our Enemies To Motivate People To Attack Americans’

Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause “violence and deaths” abroad, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.

12/08/2014

Rodney Faraon, the director of the new TV series "State of Affairs" is shown working with the show's star Katherine Heigl. (Photo Courtesy of Rodney Faraon)

Arlington Dad Inspires NBC’s Latest Primetime Drama

An Arlington soccer dad is the inspiration behind a new TV series premiering on NBC Monday night.

11/17/2014

The U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Panel: US Must Answer For Alleged Torture Violations

A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the country’s compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations and admitted “lapses” since the 9/11 attacks.

11/12/2014

Several police officers walk near downtown Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CIA Official: ‘I Am Now More Worried About Terrorist Threat In US Than I Have Been For A Long, Long Time’

A former CIA official is concerned about the possibility of a terrorist attack in the United States following the deadly shooting at the Canadian Parliament building on Wednesday.

10/23/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: Bertil Enevag Ericson/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.

09/28/2014

A truck burns on the grounds of the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi during the September 11, 2012 attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Family Of CIA Contractor Slain In Benghazi May Sue

The family of a CIA contractor killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department.

09/19/2014

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