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U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • U.S. Must Have Checks On Drone Killings

    U.S. Must Have Checks On Drone Killings
    John Brennan, newly confirmed director of the CIA, assured Americans in a speech last year on targeted killing that there is "absolutely nothing casual" about the process of targeted killing, including that of American citizens. He included in this the...
  • Iraq war: Lessons learned?

    Iraq war: Lessons learned?
    Ten years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq, a decision that almost everyone now ranks as one of the worst foreign policy blunders of our time. Why "almost"? Former President George W. Bush and his top aides still maintain that the invasion...
  • General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed

    General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed
    David Petraeus, the man at the helm of the nation's largest intelligence agency, stepped down as director of the CIA on Friday, saying he had an affair. According to a U.S. official, the FBI had a tip he was involved with his biographer, Paula Broadwell,...
  • Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'

    Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'
    The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the length of the FBI's investigation into David Petraeus' extramarital affair raises serious questions about the government's response to potentially comprised intelligence. "I...
  • Lawmakers raise questions on how Petraeus affair was handled

    Lawmakers raise questions on how Petraeus affair was handled
    The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the length of the FBI's investigation into David Petraeus' extramarital affair raises serious questions about the government's response to potentially comprised intelligence....
  • House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October

    House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor knew in October about former CIA Director David Petraeus' involvement in an extramarital affair, a spokesman for the congressman told CNN on Sunday. Doug Heye said Cantor, a Republican, was tipped to the information by...
  • The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex

    The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex
    Unlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves...
  • McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general

    McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
    Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal. It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
  • Concerns about NSA surveillance persist despite release of files

    WASHINGTON — After weeks of mounting controversy and doubts in Congress, the Obama administration made its most detailed effort yet to reassure the public about the National Security Agency's massive collection of Americans' telephone records,...
  • Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo

    The detention facility on our military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is holding 166 individuals. Most of them have been there a decade or more. Operating Guantanamo costs about $450 million a year — or about $2.7 million a detainee, according to...
  • The truth about torture

    The truth about torture
    If there were any remaining doubts that what the CIA did to captured terrorist suspects in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks was torture, a report last week by an independent investigative panel should put them to rest. According to the report by the...