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Record shows U.S. officials misled public on NSA programs

| Jul 2, 2013

Record shows U.S. officials misled public on NSA programs

Amid the cascading disclosures about National Security Agency surveillance programs, the top lawyer in the U.S. intelligence community opened his remarks at a rare public appearance last week with a lament about how much of the information being spilled was wrong. “A lie can ...

Snowden files stoke U.S. security concerns

| Jun 26, 2013

Snowden files stoke U.S. security concerns

The ability of contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden to evade arrest is raising new concerns among U.S. officials about the security of top-secret documents he is believed to have in his possession — and about the possibility that he could willingly share them with those who ...

Obama in Bush surveillance territory

| Jun 12, 2013

Obama in Bush surveillance territory

For four years, President Barack Obama’s approach to counterterrorism has been defined by his embrace of paramilitary power — the drones and the commando teams whose ruthless pursuit of al-Qaida helped cripple the terrorist network through a global targeted killing campaign. Months into his ...

Boston attack exposes limitations of post-9/11 security buildup

Apr 22, 2013

Boston attack exposes limitations of post-9/11 security buildup

The Sept. 11, 2001, attacks led to a massive buildup of security to make the country safe. Subsequent plots, including attempts to conceal bombs in shoes and underwear, prompted hasty additions to that edifice, as officials sought to fill in cracks that terrorists might ...