Senate Democrats plan to grill the Supreme Court nominee on his involvement in the George W. Bush administration's counterterrorism policies, including the secret collection of Americans' personal data.
The blast in the eastern city of Khost occurred at a mosque that was being used as a voter registration center
The declaration signals growing frustration over Pakistan’s perceived lack of cooperation in fighting terrorist networks. It is not clear how much money and materiel will be withheld.
“Trump you failed to protect your nation,” Akayed Ullah posted on Facebook, according to the criminal complaint, which said he also told law enforcement officers, “I did it for the Islamic State.”
Whistleblower John Kiriakou Tells Robert Scheer How the CIA Returned to Its Violent Roots After 9/11
The CIA-analyst-turned-whistleblower sits down with Truthdig’s editor in chief for a discussion about intelligence and counterterrorism in the Middle East.
A lack of meaningful strategic results from these deployment levels has not led Washington to raise fundamental questions about ways the U.S. employs its elite forces.
The law also requires internet and phone companies to hold on to user data for at least a year and to make it easily searchable by law enforcement.
The long-awaited release of the guidelines provide "a timely reminder of the breadth of the powers that will soon be in the hands of another president," an ACLU spokesman said.
“It’s hard to credit this death count, which is lower than all independent assessments,” says Hina Shamsi, director of the National Security Project of the American Civil Liberties Union.