Posts Categorized: American Intelligence

House Intell Committee:  Snowden Damaged his Country

House Intell Committee: Snowden Damaged his Country

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Patriot or traitor? I said traitor. And stick by that: Summarizing its investigation of Edward Snowden, the House Intelligence Committee says the former National Security Agency contractor did tremendous damage to the U.S. The committee published the summary findings of a two-year investigation today as a new film about Snowden opens across the country. Snowden… Read more »

Zubaydah Media Myths

Zubaydah Media Myths

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  Zubaydah, characterized as “the poster child” and “guinea pig” for the CIA Interrogation Program, made his first public appearance on Tuesday before a GITMO parole board: The hearing is part of the Periodic Review Board, which the Department of Defense describes as “an interagency process designed to review whether continued detention of Guantanamo detainees… Read more »

Brennan suggests he'd quit before bringing back CIA swim lessons

Brennan suggests he’d quit before bringing back CIA swim lessons

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  How does Brennan defend CIA interrogation program while not advocating for a return to those glorious 2002-3 yesteryears of CIA swim lessons? There is no contradiction here: Brennan on Wednesday defended the use of the Bush-era techniques, which had thrust his agency into one of its greatest periods of tumult in recent memory. “The… Read more »

You know how I always say that obama lies about everything?

You know how I always say that obama lies about everything?

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  I do. I have for a long time. And I’m right. He lied about the Iran deal, he lied about health care, he lied about Libya, he lied about Fast and Furious, and on and on. He just did it again. Two days ago Obama said ISIS is just about finished: And as a… Read more »

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a press conference at the United Nations in New York

Clinton Sent Emails From Her Server Marked As Classified

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Once a liar…. Fox News broke the story this morning that contrary to Hillary Clinton’s claim that NONE of the emails which passed through her illegal email server was ever marked classified there indeed was at least one: a 2012 email released by the State Department appears to challenge that claim because it carries a… Read more »

PolitiFact is PolitiWrong on Waterboarding

PolitiFact is PolitiWrong on Waterboarding

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PolitiFact didn’t do its homework. The experts it consulted are just expert critics. They failed to dig deeper- kind of like the Feinstein Report failed to consult those directly involved in the program they were “investigating” with a predetermined outcome. (First came the conclusion; then a 5 year selective Easter egg hunt, shaping it to… Read more »

What's Changed in the War on Terror and How we Combat it

What’s Changed in the War on Terror and How we Combat it? (Guest Post)

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Terrorism is nothing new. It has always existed and is done to spread a message, overthrow a specific economic class or government group, or to gain control over a population. The violence, fear, and unpredictability that come with these attacks have always existed as well, but changes over why it occurs and how it is… Read more »

Did the ticking time bomb scenario play itself out in Brussels?

Did the ticking time bomb scenario play itself out in Brussels?

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  The ttb scenario has long been ballyhooed by critics as unrealistic. That such things only play themselves out in Hollywood movies and television shows. “Ticking bomb” scenario Arguments in favor of executive use of foreign torture information frequently refer to variations on the so-called ticking bomb scenario. In the usual version of this hypothetical… Read more »

Could torture have prevented the Brussels terror attacks?

Could torture have prevented the Brussels terror attacks?

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In wake of the Brussels attack, media (including center-right polibloggers monikered “wordsmith”) once again are drawing focus on Trump; because how do you keep a narcissist happy? Feed them the attention they ask for: The Republican frontrunner was the first presidential hopeful to respond to the Brussels attacks, tweeting and then appearing on multiple television… Read more »