NSA panel to appear before Senate committee

NSA panel to appear before Senate committee

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. surveillance programs must be truly reformed and not just for show, a Democratic Senate committee chief said in announcing a hearing on overhaul proposals.
White House releases NSA report early

White House releases NSA report early

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A report on the surveillance activities of the National Security Administration from a presidential panel has recommended the NSA halt its systematic collection of phone calls and for its decisions on spying on foreign leaders face greater scrutiny.
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Church of Ireland names first woman bishop

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The Church of Ireland has named its first female bishop, who will also be the first woman Anglican bishop in the British Isles.

Obama meets with NSA review group

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama met Tuesday with experts leading a review of the National Security Agency to thank them for their probe of U.S. intelligence and communications.
Commentary: New world disorder

Commentary: New world disorder

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- Cybersecrets purloined and made public by a U.S. defector pale next to China’s all-encompassing electronic reach.

Saudis and allies build cyberwar defenses

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia's Aramco says it's the target of a cyberwar campaign as Persian Gulf states build defenses against attacks like the one that knocked out Aramco computers.

SRA names Richard Clarke as adviser

FAIRFAX, Va., April 26 (UPI) -- U.S. cybersecurity and counter-terrorism expert Richard Clarke has become an executive adviser to SRA International Inc.
Iran says U.S. claims are 'childish'

Iran says U.S. claims are 'childish'

TEHRAN, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Iran rapped Washington after U.S. authorities accused Iranian agents of plotting to assassinate Saudi Ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir.

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20,000 missiles missing in Libya

20,000 missiles missing in Libya

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- An estimated 20,000 surface-to-air missiles capable of shooting down a commercial jet are missing from army weapons warehouses in Libya, officials said.

World terrorism will rise, expert says

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 23 (UPI) -- Terrorist attacks worldwide are expected to rise during the next two decades, a security expert said during a conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Time: U.S. used Diego Garcia as prison

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The United States used the remote British island of Diego Garcia for the interrogation of at least one high-value prisoner, Time reports.

Pakistan releases computer expert

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Pakistani computer expert whose arrest roused fears of a terrorist attack in the United States has been released without charge after three years.

Report: Bush backs secret Iran operation

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush has approved a secret CIA non-lethal regime destabilization plan in Iran, ABC News reported Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton defends husband's record

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D.-N.Y., is defending her husband's record on national security as he didn't get the warning U.S. President George Bush did.

Richard Clarke launches Good Harbor Report

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Former White House official Richard A. Clarke Tuesday launched a Web site offering expert opinions and debate on U.S. national security. Clarke, a former counterterrorism czar, will act as chairman of the Good Harbor Report, which will include among its c

ABC still editing 'The Path to 9/11'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- ABC is under fire to re-cut its miniseries based on the behind the scenes government running's pre-Sept. 11, after heated responses from Clinton supporters.

Pakistan backtracks on bin Laden immunity

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The government of Pakistan said a military spokesman had been misquoted by ABC News that Osama bin Laden would not face arrest if found in Pakistan.

Tapes show terror attack on U.S. consulate

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was attacked by al-Qaida in December 2004 despite a critical threat level warning, ABC News reports. Showing tapes of the attack, ABC reported it took the terrorists only five seconds to enter the consulate comp

Ex-U.S. terror chief: Al-Qaida has morphed

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The former White House head of counter-terrorism, Richard Clarke, says al-Qaida has "morphed" into a global movement and is still a significant threat.

CIA seen to fund only liberal reports

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The CIA's Counterterrorist Center has spent more than $15 million in the past three years funding liberal studies and reports, the Washington Times reports.

BIOWAR: Anthrax raid focuses on NY doctor

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- New York state physician Kenneth M. Berry has replaced "person of interest" Steven Hatfill at the center of the search for the murderer who killed five people three years ago by sending anthrax-laden letters through the U.S. postal system.
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Feature: Bill Maher returns to HBO

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- Just in time for the 2004 presidential campaign season, "Real Time with Bill Maher" returns to HBO's schedule, delivering what has become one of the most popular commodities in contemporary entertainment: amusing, smart talk about substantive issues.
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9/11 report: Berger nixed 4 runs at Osama

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- President Clinton's national security adviser reportedly rejected four plans to kill or capture Osama bin Laden, partly to avoid blame if the raids failed.

Clarke approved post-9/11 Saudi flight

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- Ex-National Security Council aide Richard Clarke says he approved post-Sept. 11, 2001, flights taking Saudi Arabians out of the United States.
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