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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

Rebel fighters walk in front of damaged buildings in Karam al-Jabal neighborhood of Aleppo on Aug. 26, 2014. (credit: ZEIN AL-RIFAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CIA Deputy Director: ‘Chance Of Success Is Not High’ Going With Syrian Opposition To Take Out ISIS

Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell is concerned that the United States will have trouble combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group in Syria.

09/11/2014

A senior United Arab Emirates diplomat says the Gulf federation's first female air force pilot helped carry out airstrikes against Islamic State militants earlier this week.  (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CIA Operative: ‘ISIS Is Here, Capable Of Striking’

A former CIA operative warns that sleeper cells of the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are already in the United States and that they are capable of launching an attack on the homeland.

09/03/2014

Report: US Trained Alaskans As Secret 'Stay-Behind Agents' Against Russian Invasion File photo of the Iditarod race. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: US Trained Alaskans As Secret ‘Stay-Behind Agents’ Against Russian Invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) – Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a […]

08/31/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘Multiple Kidnappings For Ransom’ Bring ISIS Funding

A large portion of the funding for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is from “multiple kidnappings for ransom,” with much of that coming from European citizens and corporations quietly paying the sums.

08/21/2014

A photo taken on Sept. 29, 2011 shows U.S. freelance reporter James Foley resting in a room at the airport of Sirte, Libya. (credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former CIA Deputy Director: American Journalist’s Beheading Is ISIS’ ‘First Terrorist Attack Against’ US

The former deputy director of the CIA says that the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq is trying to intimidate the United States by releasing the beheading video of American journalist James Foley.

08/20/2014

Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We Tortured Some Folks’ After 9/11

The United States tortured al Qaeda detainees captured after the Sept. 11,2001 attacks, President Obama acknowledged Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.

08/01/2014

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from the audience after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations March 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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. His defiant posture quickly […]

08/01/2014

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