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Nunes: FBI and DOJ Perps Could Be Put on Trial 19.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes has stated that “DOJ and FBI are not above the law,” and could face legal consequences for alleged abuses of the FISA court, reports Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern Throwing down the gauntlet on…Read more →
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NYT’s ‘Really Weird’ Russiagate Story 16.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: The Russiagate narrative has taken a turn toward the surreal with a report in the New York Times alleging that U.S. spies paid a “shadowy Russian” $100,000 for dirt on the president, explains Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare A Russian national…Read more →
Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans 16.2.2018 AP Top News
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims....
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For Trump's national security team, addressing the threats means ignoring the tweets 15.2.2018 LA Times: Nation

Sitting side by side at a long, black-draped table, six U.S. intelligence chiefs all sounded the same alarm — Russian meddling in U.S. politics didn’t stop after the 2016 presidential race and could get worse in this year’s midterm elections.

It was a striking display of unanimity and one that...

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U.S. Intelligence Crisis Poses a Threat to the World 11.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Privatized and politicized intelligence is undermining the mission of providing unbiased information to both high-level decision makers and the American public, explains George Eliason in this first of a three-part series. By George Eliason Back in 1991, during the dissolution of…Read more →
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Donald Trump v. the Spooks 11.2.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
From the Archive: Just before Trump took office last year, ex-British intelligence officer Annie Machon wrote about the battle he was facing with U.S. intelligence agencies. As Russia-gate morphs into Intel-gate, we re-publish her prescient article today. By Annie Machon The clash…Read more →
Trump seizes on report that Russian sold ‘phony secrets’ about him to the U.S.  11.2.2018 Washington Post: World
The CIA disputes that it had been bilked out of money in an intelligence operation.
Russian offering info on Trump bilked U.S. spies out of money: NY Times 10.2.2018 Hindu: International
Several U.S. intelligence officials told the paper they said they did not want the Trump information from the Russian, who was suspected of having ties to Russian intelligence and Eastern European cybercriminals.
We are witnessing a democratic nightmare 8.2.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The war between the president and intelligence agencies speaks volumes.
Trump shouldn’t take Jordan for granted 7.2.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Jordan has long been a stable U.S. ally. But there are new tensions in the relationship.
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Former CIA officer ‘not a Chinese spy,’ lawyer says 7.2.2018 Washington Post
Former CIA officer ‘not a Chinese spy,’ lawyer says
Lawyer for ex-CIA man: My client is not a Chinese spy 7.2.2018 AP National
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- The lawyer for a former CIA officer accused of illegally retaining classified records is defending his client against accusations he was a Chinese spy....
NY court considers Cold War secrecy over Muslim surveillance 6.2.2018 AP National
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's highest court will consider on Tuesday whether the New York Police Department can use a Cold War-era legal tactic to conceal information about whether it put Muslims under surveillance....
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Trump attacks Schiff ahead of vote on Democrats’ Russia probe memo 6.2.2018 Washington Post
Trump attacks Schiff ahead of vote on Democrats’ Russia probe memo
How you can tell Nunes shot himself in the foot 5.2.2018 Washington Post
How you can tell Nunes shot himself in the foot
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The Daily 202: More memos are coming. Here are six questions about ‘Phase Two’ of the Nunes investigation. 5.2.2018 Washington Post: Politics
House Republicans distance themselves from the House intelligence chairman, as Democrats plan to push for the release of their rebuttal memo at a 5 p.m. meeting.
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Paul Rudd honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year 3.2.2018 AP National
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Actor and screenwriter Paul Rudd picked up his 2018 Man of the Year award from the nation's oldest collegiate theatrical organization at Harvard University on Friday night....
Washington awaits Nunes memo that has pushed it into terra incognita 2.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Republicans leaned forward. Democrats cried foul. And national security leaders warned that the capital might be about to cross a point of no return over a memo authored by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.
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UAE cyber firm DarkMatter slowly steps out of the shadows 1.2.2018 AP Top News
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- DarkMatter, a growing cybersecurity company in the United Arab Emirates that's recruited Western intelligence analysts, is stepping out of the shadows amid concerns by activists about its power and potential targets....
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UAE cyber firm DarkMatter slowly steps out of the shadows 1.2.2018 Washington Post: World
DarkMatter, a growing cybersecurity company in the United Arab Emirates that’s recruited Western intelligence analysts, is stepping out of the shadows amid concerns by activists about its power and potential targets.
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