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A US think tank has surveyed the idea of excluding Iran in continuation of international peace talks on Syria, drawing the conclusion that the West needs to reach agreement with …
Americans continue to demand answers about the secret NSA surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden, but the leaking of classified documents pertaining to United States intelligence has some people up …
Lawyers and intelligence experts with direct knowledge of two intercepted terrorist plots that the Obama administration says confirm the value of the NSA's vast data-mining activities have questioned whether the …
In response to allegations of mass online surveillance tech giants including Microsoft, Facebook and Google have all requested changes that would allow for greater transparency regarding the government's FISA requests …
The NSA’s extensive spying program is justified as it allows agents to identify “leads with respect to folks who might engage in terrorism,” claimed US President Barack Obama, adding that …
A few months before he was first elected president in 2008, Barack Obama made a calculation that dismayed many of his ardent supporters but which he judged essential to maintain …
The U.S. didn’t join the U.K., France and other major Western allies at the United Nations to sign the first international treaty regulating the $85 billion-a-year global arms trade.
Leader's top aide Ali Akbar Velayati, who is also a candidate in Iran's presidential election, hailed the Iranian IT engineers and experts for their good progress, and said the arch …
Google agreed years ago to cooperate with the Obama administration’s efforts to conduct surveillance on certain individuals in the U.S., including those suspected of spying on behalf of China.
New research suggests a link between concussions and suicide in the US military, two frighteningly common issues that the Armed Forces have struggled to explain and curtail since rates started …
With no sign of an end to three mushrooming scandals, the White House acknowledged the rising political dangers on Wednesday by launching a concerted effort at damage control.
The claimed legal basis for these actions is unknown, but the threats they pose to a free press and the newsgathering process are clear.
Authorities in Massachusetts were never told the Russian government warned the United States of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but investigators were largely preoccupied with another problem at the …
Killing innocent men, women and children abroad creates blowback that lasts for generations.
Retired US Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, who once served as Secretary of State Colin Powell's Chief of Staff, believes that the chemical weapons used in Syria may have been an …
An 18-year-old high school student from the greater Boston area has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after police were alerted to “disturbing verbiage” on his personal Facebook …
U.S. troops stationed in Africa, where the military’s role has been growing on the continent, are now relaying data through a new orbiting satellite, Apstar-7. What makes this fact newsworthy …
Obama was questioned about the hunger strikers at Guantanamo: “as you probably are aware, there’s a growing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay among prisoners there. Is it any surprise, really, …
They did not contain anything nuclear, biological or chemical, but the homemade explosives allegedly used by accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan were still weapons of mass …
The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told interrogators that US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan spurred him and his brother to carry out last week’s deadly assault, US …