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CIA intelligence fiasco in Lebanon

November 21, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis CIA intelligence fiasco in Lebanon 21 Nov 2011 Hezbollah has dealt a heavy blow to CIA operations in Lebanon, forcing the intelligence agency to curtail its espionage activities in the country, US officials say. According to current and former US officials, CIA operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged […]

CIA assassination and bombing operations underway in Iran

November 14, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis CIA assassination and bombing operations underway in Iran –Explosions and assasinations at Iran nuke base pinned to Israel may have been CIA 14 Nov 2011 Iranian officials revealed that one of the 17 men killed in a huge explosion at a munitions depot was a key Revolutionary Guard commander […]

MPs in freedom of information call for release of files on secret rendition

Intelligence documents showing how British officials were involved in the secret rendition of UK residents to Guantánamo Bay and other jails – where they say they were abused and tortured – must be disclosed, an information tribunal was told on Thursday. “Government statements denying UK involvement in rendition have been shown to be false by […]

CIA to continue covert operations in Iraq

October 26, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis CIA to continue covert operations in Iraq 26 Oct 2011 As the US prepares to withdraw its forces from Iraq, the CIA is looking for ways to continue its secret so-called “counterterrorism” and intelligence programs inside the country. On October 21, President Barack Obama announced that all US forces […]

Clinton increases pressure on Pakistan

October 21, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Clinton increases pressure on Pakistan 21 Oct 2011 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has held “extremely frank” talks with Pakistan aimed at stepping up pressure on Islamabad to dismantle Taliban safe havens on its soil. Accompanied by CIA director David Petraeus and top US military officer Martin Dempsey, […]

Special units, CIA to keep waging war

October 9, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Special units, CIA to keep waging war 09 Oct 2011 They were the first Americans into Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and will probably be the last U.S. forces to leave. As most American troops prepare to withdraw in 2014, the CIA and military special operations forces to […]

NY Judge Won’t Find CIA in Contempt Over Tapes

October 5, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis NY Judge Won’t Find CIA in Contempt Over Tapes 06 Oct 2011 A federal judge  [U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein] declined Wednesday to find the CIA in contempt for destroying videotapes of Sept. 11 detainee prisoner interrogations, saying to do so would serve no beneficial purpose and the CIA […]

Justice Department Gave CIA Approval to Kill Al-Awlaki

October 3, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Justice Department Gave CIA Approval to Kill Al-Awlaki –Official: Secret memo between DOJ and CIA placed al-Awlaki on kill or capture list 02 Oct 2011 The U.S. Justice Department gave the approval to the CIA to kill Anwar al-Awlaki, the charismatic U.S.-born cleric who orchestrated Al Qaeda recruitment from […]

CIA contractor arrested after fistfight over Colorado parking spot

Denver (CNN) — Raymond Davis, who was charged with killing two men in Pakistan as a CIA contractor but was later released, was arrested Saturday after a fistfight at a shopping center in Colorado, authorities said. Davis was charged with misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct after allegedly getting into a fight over a parking space […]

Awlaqi latest victim of relentless US secret war

October 1, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Awlaqi latest victim of relentless US secret war –The White House refused to confirm reports that US CIA drone aircraft and other military assets had mounted the raid, keeping a veil of secrecy over US anti-terror operations. 01 Oct 2011 US-born Al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi is the latest American […]