On Tuesday, March 7, WikiLeaks published a new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, the data dump is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the spy agency.
The CIA documents and hacking tools were part of a series of hacks under President Barack Obama’s watch.
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was spotted out and about shopping for groceries in Russia, UK’s the Telegraph reports.
Snowden has been a thorn in President Obama’s side ever since he leaked secret documents that proves the White House used the National Security Agency to spy on American citizens.
The 30-year-old former CIA agent was spotted in public for the first time since being granted asylum in Russia earlier this year. He is still a wanted man in the U.S.
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It’s a story as old as time itself: powerful, wealthy man meets woman, man romances woman — despite being married to another woman.
Four star Gen. David Patraeus, 60, tendered his resignation as head of the CIA the day after President Barack Obama won re-election. The general’s high flying career was grounded by accusations that he cheated on his wife of 38 years, Holly, with his biographer, Paula Broadwell (pictured right).
According to the NY Post, one of Patraeus’s other mistresses blew the whistle on his cheating ways.
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Against the advice of the CIA and others within the intelligence community, the Obama administration has released heretofore classified CIA documents detailing interrogation techniques that were used on 9/11 terrorists.
Does Barack Obama think releasing classified documents of secret military techniques will benefit us in some way? Especially since the military field manual on interrogation techniques is readily available online — and has been downloaded and put into practice by al qaeda? Obama has now given our enemies more ammunition to use against us!
More Change that we don’t need!
From the Wall Street Journal:
Soon after he was sworn in, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that suspended use of these techniques and confined not only the military but all U.S. agencies — including the CIA — to the interrogation limits set in the Army Field Manual.
Disclosure of the techniques is likely to be met by faux outrage, and is perfectly packaged for media consumption. It will also incur the utter contempt of our enemies. Somehow, it seems unlikely that the people who beheaded Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl, and have tortured and slain other American captives, are likely to be shamed into giving up violence by the news that the U.S. will no longer interrupt the sleep cycle of captured terrorists even to help elicit intelligence that could save the lives of its citizens. READ MORE…