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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 3, 2013.
By United Press International

Lyndon W. Obama

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- The shadow of North Korea's latest provocations for the moment has obscured Iran and its nuclear ambitions.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Panetta to lead U.S. delegation

Panetta to lead U.S. delegation

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- President Obama announced Tuesday Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will lead the U.S. delegation for the funeral of Saudi Prince Nayif bin Abd al-Aziz al-Saud.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2012.
By United Press International
CIA: Learned too late informant was liar

CIA: Learned too late informant was liar

BERLIN, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director George Tenet made incredible claims regarding an Iraqi who played a key role in the decision to invade Iraq, a former German official said.

Ashcroft: Waterboarding is not torture

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft told a congressional committee Thursday that he does not believe waterboarding is torture.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 3, 2008.
By United Press International

Bush OK'd al-Qaida interrogation methods

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush says he approved specific details of CIA interrogation methods for al-Qaida suspects, ABC News reported Friday.

Sources: Al-Qaida interrogations approved

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Sources say senior Bush administration officials in Washington approved details of how al-Qaida suspects would be interrogated by CIA agents, ABC News reports.

Hayden says he wants a 'more cohesive' CIA

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- CIA Director Michael Hayden says he wants to build a more cohesive intelligence-gathering agency to address the United States' terror threats.

Tenet gets job at secretive N.Y. bank

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director George Tenet has taken a job at a New York investment bank with a reputation for secrecy.

CIA, FBI debate importance of captive

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The FBI and CIA are butting heads over whether al-Qaida captive Abu Zubaida was an unstable hotelier or a bona fide terrorist, the Washington Post said.

CIA chief testifies in closed-door hearing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The director of the CIA said Wednesday the U.S. spy agency failed to keep Congress fully informed about recording interrogations and then destroying the tapes.

Analysis: Hayden overhauls CIA detention

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- In the year since it was publicly acknowledged by President Bush, the CIA’s controversial program of detaining suspected terrorist leaders, and subjecting some of them to interrogation techniques critics say constitute torture, has been overhauled by the agency’s new director.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Pressure Pakistan over Khan

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Pressuring a weakened strategic ally by reopening old wounds carries a certain amount of risk. But in the case of Pakistan, President Pervez Musharraf's current domestic political troubles provide the United States with an opportunity to put something back on the table that should never have been taken off.
TRAVIS SHARP and MAX POSTMAN, UPI Outside View Commentators

Analysis: CIA bungled pre-9/11 resources

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Leading CIA officials, and in particular Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet, did not develop a strategy or make effective use of U.S. intelligence resources to combat the terrorist threat from al-Qaida before Sept. 11, a report by the agency’s inspector general found.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Report: Tenet, CIA unprepared for Sept. 11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director George Tenet failed to prepare the agency for the threat posed by al-Qaida before the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a report said Tuesday.

Analysis: Iraq, who is to blame?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- With the situation in Iraq becoming more complicated amid increasing setbacks so too is the political recrimination becoming more apparent. Meanwhile, attributing blame for the failures in Iraq is turning into something of a national pastime.
CLAUDE SALHANI, UPI Contributing Editor

Analysis: Diversity & U.S. intel -- Part 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The leaders of U.S. intelligence say that diversity is now a top priority in recruitment. But they’ve been saying that for years.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, June 3, 2007.
By United Press International

Rangel: Tenet has no 'credibility'

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., said Sunday he doesn't believe former CIA Director George Tenet "has credibility with anyone in the United States."

Snow: Tenet claims nothing new

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow said Monday he doesn't see what all the fuss is about in relation to George Tenet's new book, "At the Center of the Storm."

Tenet says he regrets 'slam dunk' phrase

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Former U.S. CIA Director George Tenet has expressed regret and frustration over his "slam dunk" comment made in the run-up to the Iraq war.

Tenet slams Cheney in new book

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director George Tenet, in a new book, accuses Vice President Dick Cheney and others of taking the United States to war in Iraq without a debate.

Negroponte to move to State Department

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Officials in the Bush administration say U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte will soon become the second ranking State Department official.
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