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  • Left to Right: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Chairman David Medine, moderator and Washington Times Opinion Editor David Keene, Former NSA and CIA Director Gen. Mike Hayden, and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Washington Legislative Office Director Laura W. Murphy, speak on a panel called "Privacy in America: the NSA, the Constitution and the USA Freedom Act" at the Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center, Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Former NSA director backs House bill to rein in spy agency

    The head of the government's civil liberties protection board said Thursday that its classified review of the NSA's collection of Americans telephone records didn't turn up any evidence of abuses — but both he and the man who lead the National Security Agency's program said it's still time to end bulk collection.

  • Gen. Michael V. Hayden

    Former CIA head Gen. Michael Hayden to pen Times column

    Gen. Michael V. Hayden, a retired four-star U.S. Air Force general and former director of both the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency, will write a new bimonthly column for The Washington Times called "Inside Intelligence," debuting April 30.

  • ** FILE ** A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant travels in Iraq's Anbar province. With the original notion of al Qaeda being eclipsed by a generation of extremist activity from North Africa to the Middle East, debate is raging over the correct terminology to describe the terrorist threat that has shaped so much of American foreign policy over the past 13 years. (Associated Press)

    The term 'Al Qaeda' becomes a tangled web of words

    Was it al Qaeda "core," al Qaeda "prime" or al Qaeda "central," or was it an al Qaeda "affiliate" an al Qaeda "linked" or an al Qaeda "inspired" group? Or was it just al Qaeda?

  • **FILE** Michael V. Hayden headed the CIA from 2006 to 2009.

    Ex-CIA chief Michael Hayden 'reluctantly' supports military strikes in Syria

    Former CIA Director Michael V. Hayden said Thursday that he "reluctantly" backs a military strike against the Syrian government and that President Obama painted the United States into a corner by saying the use of chemical weapons represented a "red line" for his administration.

  • **FILE** Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command, testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 18, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Secrets are hard to keep in the whole wired world; hacker, intelligence cultures clash

    When retired Air Force Gen. Michael V. Hayden headed the CIA, one question vexed him so much that he set up a special working group to help him answer it: "Will America be able to conduct espionage in the future, inside a political culture that every day demands more and more transparency in every facet of national life?" Mr. Hayden said the working group "came back with the answer, more or less: 'We're not sure.'"

  • **FILE** Then-Rep. Peter Hoekstra, Michigan Republican. (The Washington Times)

    Ex-insider: Prism use like 'Bush on steroids'; Hoekstra still backs NSA intel program

    Former Rep. Peter Hoekstra, who was chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, recalls a cryptic telephone call from the White House in August 2004: "Come on over. We've got something to tell you."

  • **FILE** Michael V. Hayden headed the CIA from 2006 to 2009.

    TAUBE: Rejecting terror's 'new normal'

    Whether we like to admit it or not, the war on terrorism is still being fought. The immediate challenge is to identify the best strategy to permanently defeat the terrorist menace. Unless you share Gen. Michael V. Hayden's defeatist view of world affairs, that is.

  • The Washington Times

    TILFORD: Petraeus resignation highlights need for reform

    In most countries, secrecy shrouds the workings of state intelligence services. Israel's Mossad sets a gold standard for such organizations, especially in operational effectiveness. Almost invariably, Mossad chiefs are promoted from within and possess extensive operational experience.

  • ** FILE ** Air Force Gen. Michael V. Hayden

    Ex-CIA chief: Strike on Iran seems more likely now

    A former CIA director said Sunday that military action against Iran now seems more likely because no matter what the United States does diplomatically, Tehran keeps pushing ahead with its suspected nuclear program.

  • Inside the Beltway

    'Skirmish line'

  • Inside the Beltway

    'Skirmish line'

  • Hayden takes China to task

    China is "strangling" emerging island democracies in the Pacific in pursuit of narrow goals such as friendly votes at the United Nations, CIA Director Michael V. Hayden said in an interview in which he criticized Beijing's failure to act as a responsible global power.

  • President signs anti-torture order

    President Bush yesterday signed an executive order requiring the CIA to follow international conventions banning torture when it questions detainees in its secret interrogation program for top captured terrorists.

  • President signs anti-torture order

    President Bush yesterday signed an executive order requiring the CIA to follow international conventions banning torture when it questions detainees in its secret interrogation program for top captured terrorists.

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