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Ex-CIA man likely to plead guilty in leak case

A former CIA officer accused of leaking the names of covert operatives to journalists is expected to enter a guilty plea as part of a plea deal.

Tags: CIA , leaks , John Kiriakou ,

Monday - 10/22/2012, 08:20pm EDT

Panetta: New Africa Command leader to be nominated

Gen. David Rodriguez, currently head of U.S. Army Forces Command, would be the third Army general to head Africa Command, which was created in 2007.

Tags: David Rodriguez , Leon Panetta , DoD ,

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 04:30pm EDT

White House ponders a strike over Libya attack

Facing political pressure to respond forcefully to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, the White House is readying strike forces and drones. First, though, it must identify a target.

Tags: DoD , State Department , President Barack Obama , Libya , Robert Grenier ,

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 03:24am EDT

Yemen security official at US Embassy killed in Sanaa

Yemeni security officials say a gunman has assassinated a Yemeni security official at the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa.

Tags: State , Yemen , U.S. Embassy ,

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 08:14am EDT

State Dept. reveals new details of Benghazi attack

Senior State Department officials on Tuesday revealed for the first time certain details of last month's tragedy in the former Libyan rebel stronghold, such as the efforts of a quick reaction force that rushed onto the scene and led the evacuation in a fierce gun battle that continued into the streets.

Tags: State , Libya , Barack Obama , Chris Stevens

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 02:17am EDT

Govt won't bring charges over CIA interrogations

The Justice Department announced Thursday it has ended its investigation into CIA interrogations of terrorist detainees without bringing criminal charges.

Tags: CIA , Justice Department , John Dunham , Eric Holder , David Patraeus , terrorist

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 09:28pm EDT

Clinton: US hacked Yemeni al-Qaida sites

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says U.S. cyber experts hacked al-Qaida propaganda online in Yemen, changing ads that bragged about killing Americans into ads that showed the death toll of al-Qaida attacks against Yemenis.

Tags: Hillary Clinton , Cybersecurity Update , technology , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 08:45pm EDT

Lawmakers push bill on handling terrorist suspects

Rep. Adam Smith of Washington state and Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado introduced legislation that would repeal provisions of the defense bill that President Barack Obama signed into law Dec. 31.

Tags: Barack Obama , DoD , Defense Authorization Act , FBI , Adam Smith , Mark Udall , counterterrorism , House Armed Services Committee

Thursday - 03/08/2012, 09:43pm EST

New rules on when FBI retains custody of detainees

The Obama administration outlined Tuesday when the FBI, rather than the military, could be allowed to retain custody of al-Qaida terrorism suspects who aren't U.S. citizens but are arrested by federal law enforcement officers.<

Tags: FBI , Barack Obama , DoD , National Security Council , John McCain , Lindsey Graham , Kelly Ayotte

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 11:50pm EST

US Capitol bomb plot arrest capped yearlong probe

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Sunday - 02/19/2012, 02:17am EST
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