intelligence

When Is An Intelligence Briefing Not A Briefing? When It's Secret
Why doesn't Mike Rogers want Congressional oversight of intelligence activities? Read more...
Donald Rumsfeld: 'It's Easier To Get Into Something Than Out Of It', Prefers War With Syria Read more...
Mexico has captured the head of the notoriously vicious Zetas drug cartel. Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as “Z-40,” was caught in Nuevo Laredo by Mexican Marines. Read more...
Stephen Colbert took on the Heritage Foundation and Jason Richwine, the author of their racist so-called "immigration study" as only he can on his show this Tuesday evening. Read more...
From The PBS Newshour, correspondent Paul Solman asked retiring Rep. Barney Frank about the intelligence of members of Congress and true to form, Barney didn't pull any punches: Barney Frank: How Smart Is Congress?: Paul Solman: How Read more...

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A new report contradicts the official claim that only three detainees were waterboarded by the CIA. By Cora Currier, ProPublica For many years, Bush administration officials have said that the CIA waterboarded only three terror Read more...
There was a time when there were statesmen among the GOP's elected and appointed officials. Men of academic and intellectual accomplishment, such as Dwight Eisenhower, Earl Warren, Nelson Rockefeller and yes, George H.W. Bush. Men and women who Read more...
November 2, 1975 - New York's Week From Hell.
News for the week ending November 2, 1975 - New York default. Fighting escalates in Beirut. Terrorist bombing in London restaurant. Anwar Sadat visits Washington for first time. Busing issue flares up. Karen Ann Quinlan and the right to die. Spain's Francisco Franco near death and the Senate begins hearings on the Intelligence community's domestic spying practices. Read more...
[media id=12832] Another day and another Republican jackass trying to smear President Obama and his administration on issues of our national security Read more...
h/t Media Matters for the video. Let's pretend you're CNN--the "Worldwide Leader In News"--and you want to do a news feature on Liz Cheney's new ad Read more...