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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - american intelligence
The Obama administration quashed intelligence reports that suggested an al Qaeda-linked group could have been responsible for the sarin gas attack carried out in Syria last August, according to a news report published in London on Sunday.
A website hacking group, Anonymous Indonesia, claimed to have broken into 170-plus Internet sites affiliated with Australian businesses and organizations in retaliation for reports of government spying with American intelligence.
One of Israel's top security experts said the world's reaction to America's spy scandal has been a bit over-the-top, reminiscent of one scene in the classic Hollywood blockbuster, "Casablanca," for its shocked — shocked! — undertones.
As outrage in Europe grows, lawmakers are defending U.S. surveillance practices — including phone tapping — and saying other nations likely engage in similar spying, even if their leaders don't know it.
President Obama on Wednesday spoke on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to assure her the U.S. is not listening to her phone calls, the White House said.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. knows based on intelligence that the Syrian regime carefully prepared for days to launch a chemical weapons attack — killing 1,429 people.
There's a growing sense in Congress that the U.S. should take more steps to arm Syrian rebels in their battle against the regime of President Bashar Assad, regardless of what decision President Obama reaches on whether to conduct military strikes against Damascus.
Russian immigration officials said Saturday they have not received an application from Edward Snowden, the U.S. National Security Agency leaker who wants to get asylum in Russia.
Dante Alighieri was the 13th-century Florentine author whose "Inferno" apportioned his sinners' suffering in hell to their vices committed on Earth with delightful affect. For instance, flatterers are mired in human excrement.
Germany's top security official on Wednesday warned Internet users in his country not to visit popular American websites like Google and Facebook if they are concerned about their private data being collected by the U.S. government, in the latest blow to Silicon Valley's high-tech giants trying to contain the damage from recent revelations that they participated in the National Security Agency's spying program.
Current and former Washington officials Sunday slammed the leaker who exposed the government's secret collection of phone records and Internet data and vigorously defended the surveillance programs as essential and life-saving tools in the war on terrorism.
Leading Republicans in the House have called for the extradition of the man at the heart of the National Security Agency information scandal, Edward Snowden, who is in Hong Kong.
The final presidential debate earlier this week was a tailor-made opportunity for Mitt Romney to rip into President Obama's inconsistent, value-free and at times incoherent foreign policy.
While the United States negotiates with Russia on dismantling America's nuclear arsenal, China has become the world's busiest builder of nuclear weapons. If America's allies, especially in Asia, lose confidence in the U.S. nuclear deterrent, the Obama administration's vaunted "pivot to the Pacific" will become irrelevant.
President Obama sought Thursday to capitalize on opponent Mitt Romney's rough week, saying the GOP nominee is out of touch if he stands by his caught-on-camera moment calling many voters "victims" who are dependent on government.