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  • Joe Sestak: Global effort necessary to stop terrorism's financial networks

    Joe Sestak: Global effort necessary to stop terrorism's financial networks
    In 2002, my aircraft carrier battle group was conducting retaliatory strikes against Afghanistan when I was directed to move into the Persian Gulf and begin precursor combat operations against Iraq. While meeting with the fleet commander, I told him we were ready to go. But when asked my opinion of the impeding war, I replied that it was "a tragic misadventure."
  • Banks to meet with Treasury Department on cyber threats: sources

    A group of Wall Street banks plan to meet the U.S. Treasury Department and other government officials next month to talk about how to cooperate to fend off cyber attacks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The agenda of the meeting has not...

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances
    The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...

    The inversion virus spreads as Burger King seeks to flee to Canada

    Has President Obama's tough talk on corporate inversions started a mad rush by companies to do these deals before they're outlawed? The latest headline-grabbing inversion involves Miami-based fast-food chain Burger King, which confirmed Sunday that it...

    Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists

    On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...