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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - United States Senate Select Committee On Intelligence
The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
The recent reports by the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Armed Services Committee make clear that no organization in the chain of command, including the White House, should have been surprised by the tragic events that occurred at our Benghazi Special Mission Compound (SMC) on Sept. 11, 2012.
The civil war in Syria has become a matter of U.S. homeland security over concerns about a small number of Americans who have gone to fight with Syrian rebels and returned home, new Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Friday.
A top U.S. military intelligence official said Tuesday that the Pentagon will have to make costly changes to programs and personnel because of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden.
The U.S. intelligence chief, James Clapper, said this week that the loss of state secrets as a result of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden was the worst in American history. Clapper backed up his assertion with dire forecasts about emboldened enemies abroad, but some historians and researchers said the U.S. has struggled with even more devastating intelligence breakdowns over the past century.
A national security strategy to ensure the safety of the United States and its citizens against threats described as spontaneous, independent and unpredictable is one thing. A strategy based upon an understanding that threats are planned, organized and continuous requires a completely alternate set of tactics.
There has been an uptick in reports of security threats against next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, but the key concern for an attack centers on locations outside the main event areas, a top U.S. intelligence official said Wednesday.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Wednesday called on former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden and his "accomplices" to return the rest of the secret documents he took before making them public.
U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.
North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program, the top U.S. intelligence official said Wednesday, while a research institute pointed to signs the communist country is preparing to launch bigger rockets.
Benghazi proves that words make a big difference in our understanding of events.
Former U.S. Rep. Allen West said he's "disgusted" by the congressional revelation that the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, could have been prevented, and said that the nation deserves better leaders.
Leaders of the congressional intelligence committees are pushing back against a key part of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance, saying it is unworkable for the government to let someone else control how Americans' phone records are stored.
There was a Cold War chill in the air Sunday as members of Congress raised questions about safety at the Sochi Olympics and then suggested Russia may have been involved in the leaking of sensitive intelligence data.
A chief element of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress' intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede control of how Americans' phone records are stored.