- 'Can you hear me now?' Snowden joins Twitter, follows NSA Updated: Sep-29-15 5:57 pm
NEW YORK - Edward Snowden, who has confounded U.S. officials since his abrupt departure from the country two years ago, has just found a new megaphone in Twitter.
- Rare US success in Syria, Iraq: Finding senior militants Updated: Sep-28-15 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON - A dedicated manhunt by the CIA, the National Security Agency and the military's Joint Special Operations Command has been methodically finding and killing senior militants in Syria and Iraq, in one of the few clear success stories of the U.S. military campaign in those countries.
- Russians with Western ties increasingly branded 'traitors' Updated: Sep-19-15 2:51 am
MOSCOW - When Gennady Kravtsov sent a cover letter to a Swedish company, he reasoned that, even if a job didn't come of it, he at least would know whether his engineering skills were valued outside Russia.
- Intel officials say upbeat reports on IS didn't change views Updated: Sep-17-15 4:09 am
WASHINGTON - Whether or not the U.S. Central Command was sugarcoating intelligence to create the appearance of progress in the fight against Islamic State militants, the command's upbeat reports didn't manage to convince the rest of the intelligence community, current and former officials say.
- US effort to close Guantanamo prison still facing roadblocks Updated: Sep-14-15 3:59 am
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's struggling quest to close the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is mired in state and federal politics.
- Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states Updated: Sep-10-15 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said Thursday in a frank assessment that is at odds with Obama administration policy.
- Intelligence chief: Little penalty for cyberattacks Updated: Sep-10-15 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON - Cyberattacks against American interests are likely to continue and grow more damaging, in part because hackers face a low risk of consequences, the director of national intelligence told Congress Thursday.
- Feds: Texas man admits sending military technology to Russia Updated: Sep-09-15 9:41 pm
NEW YORK - A Texas man admitted Wednesday in federal court in New York that he acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and headed an operation over about 10 years to export military technology to that country.