By Susan Crabtree | 11/01/13 09:31 AM
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said she is encouraged that the National Security Agency is pushing back against inaccurate press reports about its surveillance programs as she pushes for greater transparency and a review of the nation’s...
By Sean Lengell | 11/01/13 05:17 AM
National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander is operating in the one spot spies loathe more than anything: the limelight. Yet thanks to the recent furor over accusations that his agency eavesdropped on key European leaders, that's exactly where the four-star general is trapped....
By Susan Crabtree | 11/01/13 05:10 AM
The Obama administration has found itself on the defensive over the botched Obamacare rollout and allegations of National Security Agency spying against allies.
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/31/13 09:00 AM
President Obama's approval rating has hit a new low according to a poll released Wednesday, a troubling sign for the administration as it faces a number of second-term challenges.
10/31/13 06:54 AM
(www.nytimes.com) The National Security Agency’s monitoring is not limited to politicians like Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany — it also includes party leaders and aides, and it’s all part of efforts to gain an edge over other nations.
By Associated Press | 10/30/13 03:39 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — The backlash in Europe over U.S. spying is threatening an agreement that generates tens of billions of dollars in trans-Atlantic business every year — and negotiations on another pact worth many times more. A growing number of European officials are calling for the...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/30/13 02:54 PM
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander on Wednesday denied a report that the agency had tapped communication links between Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, saying any information the U.S government obtained from the service providers came through a court order.
By Sean Lengell | 10/29/13 07:14 PM
National Intelligence Director James Clapper told Congress on Tuesday the U.S. has a history of spying on foreign leaders and suspects those countries are eavesdropping on U.S. officials as well. Clapper said in his 50 years in the spy business that it's "kind of a basic tenet" for the U.S. to...
By Bloomberg_News | 10/29/13 06:39 PM
The National Security Agency’s eavesdropping on foreign heads of state from Angela Merkel to Dilma Rousseff is poised to produce its first high-profile corporate casualty: Google Inc.’s operations in Brazil. Brazilian lawmakers are under orders from President Rousseff to pause all other...
By Ashe Schow | 10/29/13 05:40 PM
Call it the Amash amendment: Round two. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., along with a bipartisan group of senators and representatives, introduced a bill Tuesday to curb the National Security Agency's blanket collection of American's phone records and metadata. “The days of unfettered spying on...
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