Intelligence

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 07:38
Shadowy intelligence operations show need for real accountability. In a letter to three U.S. senators that recently came to light, CIA director John Brennan outlined how his intelligence agency deals with abusive partners, referring – it would appear – primarily to foreign security forces.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 08:38

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hold a hearing on counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and the challenges of "going dark."

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 07:25
The country’s future — and the $62 billion American investment — is threatened by the military’s chronically poor intelligence on Afghan security forces and an anemic central government in Kabul that is unable to operate on its own, said John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, during a speech at a Washington think tank.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 07:23

Chairman Thomas R. Carper: "My colleagues and I today will be examining some of the challenges agencies have in managing the large contractor workforce we rely on to do some of the most sensitive and important work the federal government does."

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:10
After what some see as a loss in the House, pro-reform lawmakers and advocates are hoping for a comeback in the upper chamber, where they are seeking an end to the NSA’s collection of bulk data from phone calls involving people in the United States. Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/technology/208560-nsa-reform-heats-up-in-the-senate#ixzz349iiATpp Follow us: @thehill on Twitter | TheHill on Facebook
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 08:08
The modest NSA reform bill passed in the House last month is set to be watered down even more as it makes its way to the Senate.
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 01:50

The United States is making contingency plans to place an armed drone base in Central Asia in the case that the government of Afghanistan doesn't allow the U.S. military to stay in the country past 2014, the Los Angeles Times (LAT) has reported. The U.S. wants to maintain the ability to carry out attacks against militants in Pakistan, and if it is forced to vacate Afghanistan, the next best option may be Central Asia.

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:49
The potential of global events to instantaneously spark grievances around the world hinders advance warning, disruption, and attribution of plots.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:22

This hearing is meant to discuss the U.S. Intelligence Community's annual assessment of the current and future threats against the United States.

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 08:47
Members of organized transnational criminal drug group, led by a well-known Gul Rabbani Valadi Bekmuhammadnazar, born in 1981, resident of Takhar province, offered an armed resistance and attempted to escape to the neighbouring territory during their arrest.

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