Former CIA Official: Bring Fight To ISIS Leadership With 'Military On The Ground In Syria'Former CIA deputy director Mike Morell tells “CBS This Morning” that the U.S. needs to respond to the recent ISIS killings of Americans journalists, saying that the U.S. needs a plan to use airstrikes and troops on the ground in Syria to defeat the Islamic State militants.
Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov't Surveillance RequestsTwitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.
White House: US Not Monitoring Merkel's CallsThe White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Clapper: 70 Percent Of Intelligence Workforce Furloughed In ShutdownU.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.
Top U.S. Intelligence Senator: Increased Amount of Terror-Related 'Chatter' The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee calls it the "most serious threat I've seen in a number of years."
Leaked NSA Search: 'Show Me All The Word Documents That Reference Osama Bin Laden'Documents published by the Guardian newspaper are providing new insight into the National Security Agency's surveillance of world data, giving an over-the-shoulder look at the programs and techniques U.S. intelligence analysts use to exploit the hundreds of billions of records they gather each year.