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  • Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) arrives for a closed door Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing to discuss the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the intelligence and security situation in other Arab Spring countries at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 15, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Petraeus resignation not linked to Benghazi probe, senator says

    Former CIA Director David H. Petraeus' resignation after admitting an extramarital affair had nothing to do with scrutiny of the Sept. 11 attak on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Sunday.


  • Two Chinese telecoms deny spying

    Equipment made by the two biggest Chinese telecommunications manufacturers secretly sends data back to China and has flaws that allow hackers to infiltrate computer and phone networks, according to details of a scathing new congressional report issued Monday.


  • Inside Politics: Intel chairman challenges account of embassy attack

    A leading House Republican is challenging the White House's initial account that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a spontaneous assault tied to protests over an anti-Islam video.


  • Inside Politics: Lawmakers OK renewal for surveillance law

    The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly renewed a surveillance law that allows the government to monitor conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects abroad, while requiring approval from a secret court when Americans are targeted anywhere in the world.


  • Embassy Row: Diplomatic discord

    The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee confirmed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exploded in frustration over President Obama's policies toward Iran in a private meeting with the congressman and the U.S. ambassador to Israel.


  • **FILE** Rep. Mike Rogers, Alabama Republican (Associated Press)

    Americans on no-fly list allowed to learn to fly

    U.S. citizens who are on the government's list of people banned from flying because they're considered terror threats are not prevented from learning how to fly in schools around the country, according to government regulation.


  • ** FILE ** Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican (Associated Press)

    Payback could follow cyberattack

    Recent news reports describing a U.S. role in a cyberattack against Iran's nuclear program will cost the United States dearly, warned the chairman of the House intelligence committee.


  • "When people say they don't want to work with the United States because they can't trust us to keep a secret, that's serious. ... When an asset's life is in jeopardy or the asset's family's life is in jeopardy, that's a problem." 
- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat and chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee

    Top lawmakers pledge to crack down on leaks

    A bipartisan group of congressional leaders pledged Thursday to tighten laws on leaking secrets to the news media after what one senator called a recent "cascade" of Obama administration disclosures about classified intelligence operations.



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