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Delivering a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said that local communities have to be aware of terrorist threats where the government cannot, noting that parents should watch for “sudden personality changes in their children at home.”  (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Counterterrorism Chief: Parents Should Watch For ‘Sudden Personality Changes’ In Children

Delivering a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said that local communities have to be aware of terrorist threats where the government cannot, noting that parents should watch for “sudden personality changes in their children at home.”

04/18/2014

The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.  (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Guardian: We’ve Only Published 1 Percent Of Snowden Leaks

The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.

12/03/2013

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander revealed Wednesday that his spy agency once tested whether it could track Americans' cell phone locations, in addition to its practice of sweeping broad information about calls made. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NSA Chief Admits Testing US Cell Phone Tracking

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander revealed Wednesday that his spy agency once tested whether it could track Americans’ cell phone locations, in addition to its practice of sweeping broad information about calls made.

10/02/2013

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper told Congress Wednesday that roughly 70 percent of the intelligence workforce — including staff from the CIA, National Security Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency — have been furloughed. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Clapper: 70 Percent Of Intelligence Workforce Furloughed In Shutdown

U.S. intelligence officials say the government shutdown is seriously damaging the intelligence community’s ability to guard against threats. But they also say they’re keeping counterterrorism staff on duty, while they are worried about morale.

10/02/2013

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell retired from his post Wednesday, after managing the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus over an extramarital affair, and defending the agency's performance over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Deputy CIA Director Steps Down Following Tumultuous Past Year

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell retired from his post Wednesday, after managing the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus (peh-TRAY’-uhs) over an extramarital affair, and defending the agency’s performance over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.

06/12/2013

President Barack Obama (right) and former President George W. Bush. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Despite Past Campaign Promises, Obama National Security Record Very Similar To George W. Bush

Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama presides over a national security apparatus that in many ways still resembles the one left behind by President George W. Bush. Drones are killing terrorism suspects, the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, holds “enemy combatants” and the government secretly collects telephone records of millions of Americans.

06/07/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is gauging prospects for improving badly strained ties between the United States and Venezuela. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Kerry Meeting With Venezuelan Leader In Hopes Of Improving Strained US Relations

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is gauging prospects for improving badly strained ties between the United States and Venezuela.

06/05/2013

File photo of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Despite Vow Of Transparency, White House Declines Comment On Drone Attack

The White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban’s second-in-command.

05/29/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, DC, May 23, 2013. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Politics Keeping U.S. From Closing ‘Facility That Should Never Have Been Opened’

President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Thursday, making a speech that focused entirely on his administration’s counterterrorism efforts and policies, finishing his address with several comments regarding the continued existence of the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

05/23/2013

Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the global fight against AIDS. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Despite Vast Difference In Ideology, Obama Keeps Many Bush Administration Policies

Despite vast differences with President George W. Bush on ideology, style and temperament, President Barack Obama has stuck with Bush policies or aspirations on a number of fronts, from counterterrorism to immigration, from war strategy to the global fight against AIDS.

04/24/2013

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