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CIA Redacts the Price it Paid for a Personal Computer in 1987 Because These Things Matter

CIA Redacts the Price it Paid for a Personal Computer in 1987 Because These Things Matter
The CIA's reliance on decades-old laws governing "sensitive" disclosure has led to some ridiculous redacting. Among the most comical: The amount the CIA paid for a PC in 1987.

Nothing to See Here! CIA Redacts Own Conduct Report.

Nothing to See Here! CIA Redacts Own Conduct Report.
The CIA has redacted a Senate report detailing its own torture practices. Hard to hide something that's already been in the public eye, guys.
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CIA to Congress: Oops, Maybe We Did Spy on You a Little Bit

CIA to Congress: Oops, Maybe We Did Spy on You a Little Bit
The CIA admits that it actually did spy on Congress, hacking Senate Intelligence Committee files and filing a bogus report to the Justice Department.
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Report on CIA Interrogations Shadows Gitmo Trials

Report on CIA Interrogations Shadows Gitmo Trials
The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. The Obama administration is removing or censoring national security secrets in the Senate report, a declassification process that will involve the Pentagon as well as spy agency officials.
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Ben Fox and Stephen Braun
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CO Sen Udall Basically Calls for CIA Director Brennan to Resign

CO Sen Udall Basically Calls for CIA Director Brennan to Resign
The Democratic Senator from Colorado stands alongside Sen. Dianne Feinstein's critique of the CIA's response to Senate investigations into torture under the Bush Administration: "If the Senate overseers don't trust the CIA, I don't know how Director Brennan can continue to lead the agency."
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NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took

NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took
About six months after Edward Snowden began leaking documents from inside the NSA, the agency still has no clue what the former contractor took with him when he tapped into classified documents. This might be the most damning element of the whole story.
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Zero Dark Dirty: Former CIA Director Revealed Secrets to Scriptwriter

Zero Dark Dirty: Former CIA Director Revealed Secrets to Scriptwriter
Newly declassified documents show Tuesday that former CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed secret information to "Zero Dark Thirty" scriptwriter Mark Boal when Panetta gave a speech at CIA headquarters marking the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Panetta said through a spokesman that he didn't know Boal was in the room.
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Kimberly Dozier
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New Book Looks Inside the NYPD's Secret Spy Ring

New Book Looks Inside the NYPD's Secret Spy Ring
The author Matt Appuzzo discusses the New York Police Department's secret spying unit, and what that means for civil liberties in the Big Apple. The unit targets Muslim communities and liaises with other spy agencies like the CIA.
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X-Files Enthusiasts Rejoice: CIA Admits Area 51 Exists

X-Files Enthusiasts Rejoice: CIA Admits Area 51 Exists
The CIA no longer denies that Area 51 exists. Officials acknowledge the existence of the facility, though will not admit to what actually happens there.
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70 Percent of Espionage Act Prosecutions Since 1971 by Obama Administration

70 Percent of Espionage Act Prosecutions Since 1971 by Obama Administration
Bradley Manning’s conviction under the Espionage Act is the latest development in the Obama administration’s push to prosecute security leaks. While the Obama White House has been one of the busiest ever in its prosecution of national security leakers, they certainly aren't the first: Here's a timeline on the U.S. government versus journalists, whistle-blowers and federal agents since 1971.
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