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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Michael Hayden
Four-star general and former CIA director Michael Hayden says it is a mistake to set strict deadlines for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.
It was billed as a debate, but even with the Maple Leafs out of the NHL playoffs, my recent evening in Toronto felt a lot more like Hockey Night in Canada: There was slashing, high sticking and the gloves came off before the first puck was dropped!
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. intelligence contractor who has been leaking information about government data collection programs, said Friday before a debate on state surveillance that entire populations, rather than just individuals, now live under constant surveillance.
Leading Democrats sharply criticized a former CIA chief on Monday for suggesting that a disputed torture report produced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein's Senate panel was motivated by her "emotional feeling" and not by a desire for objectivity.
With Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on the brink, the Obama administration reportedly is considering the release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard as a way to keep the two sides at the table, but the former head of the CIA said Sunday such a move would be disastrous.
The chief counsel and former staffers of a 1975 Senate committee that investigated CIA abuses are asking Congress and President Barack Obama to form a special panel to probe missteps by the nation's spy agencies.
Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency, said Friday that President Obama's speech on reforms to U.S. spying programs will focus on making people feel comfortable with the practices — not sweeping changes.
A former political reporter who happened to overhear an off-record telephone conservation between the ex-director of the NSA while they traveled on a train out of Washington, D.C., did what any reputable spy would: He listened closer and tweeted the talk.
The fastest-growing cyber threat is from a kind of digital mass shooter, a deranged or outraged hacker able to obtain cyberweapons currently available only to nation-states and organized crime, a former senior U.S. intelligence official said Thursday.
Senators put forward a bipartisan, business-backed measure Tuesday that aims to toughen the nation's cybersecurity by relying on voluntary compliance by banks, utilities and other companies.
Largely forgotten after its initial introduction in June, the "Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010," S.3480, was back in the headlines following its recent endorsement by former CIA Director Michael Hayden, who said he believes the president needs to have the authority to shut down the entire Internet "when he feels as if he has to."
Had the United States kept a brigade in Iraq, he said, it may have disrupted the supply line of weapons from Tehran to Damascus.