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Prisoners seek to prosecute Rumsfeld

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A U.S. legal group plans to ask German prosecutors to take action against Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other officials for mistreatment of prisoners.

Book claims Britain opposed war in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Former Central Intelligence Agency official Tyler Drumheller claims in a new book that Britain initially opposed war in Iraq before supporting it.

Memo undercuts Rice's defense

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A U.S. State Department memo backs claims in a new book that the CIA briefed Condoleezza Rice on the threat from al-Qaida in July 2001.

Report: Rice told of threat in July 2001

JIDDA, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director George Tenet briefed U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in July 2001 on an impending al-Qaida threat, The New York Times reported.

Bartlett disputes Woodward book on Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush's counselor Dan Bartlett accuses Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward of bias in his new book about White House handling of the Iraq war.

Hayden names new CIA No. 3, adjusts duties

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- CIA Director Michael Hayden has named a new man to the agency's No. 3 spot, and said he is making changes to that position's job description.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 10, the 191st day of 2006 with 174 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, June 3, the 154th day of 2006 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

CIA head Goss resigns

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- CIA Director Porter Goss resigned his post Friday, U.S. President George Bush announced.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 19, the 78th day of 2006 with 287 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2006 with 322 to follow.
By United Press International

ACLU sues ex CIA chief over Masri case

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union sued former CIA director George Tenet Tuesday for ordering the abduction of a man in Germany for terror interrogation. Lebanese-born Khaled El-Masri, a 42-year-old German citizen, was kidnapped while on holiday in Macedo

CIA report secrecy draws bipartisan fire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are now publicly calling for the release of a classified CIA report that criticized the agency.

Powell says U.N. speech a reputation blot

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell told ABC News lower-level intelligence personnel failed the country in giving information about Iraq.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 10, the 191st day of 2005 with 174 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 3, the 154th day of 2005 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

Rights group: 'investigate Rumsfeld'

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- A human rights group called Saturday for a special prosecutor to investigate Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on charges related to the detainee abuses.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 19, the 78th day of 2005 with 287 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2005 with 322 to follow.
By United Press International

Tenet, Bremer, Franks given freedom awards

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Three key figures in the War on Terror were praised Tuesday for their service to the nation and were awarded the Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush.

Tenet condemns intelligence reorganization

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Former CIA director George Tenet is unhappy with an intelligence restructuring bill's plan to create a director of national intelligence, calling it divisive.

TV report looks at Mossad operations

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Israel's Mossad spy agency has been transformed in the last two years since its takeover by Meir Dagan, an Israeli TV profile of the agency said Monday.

CIA number two goes amid rumblings

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- John McLaughlin, the Deputy Director of the CIA, announced his retirement Friday.

CIA won't vouch for latest video threat

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The CIA has not been able to gauge whether a videotape threatening catastrophe against the United States is really from al-Qaida.

Cheney defends the Iraq invasion

CLEVELAND, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., charged Vice President Dick Cheney with continuing to lie to the American people about Iraq in their debate Tuesday in Cleveland.
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