Intelligence Agencies

Kellyanne Conway Refuses to Say If Trump Asked Intelligence Agencies If They Have Comey Recordings

Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Donald Trump, appeared on ABC This Week on Sunday, where she was interviewed by host George Stephanopoulos. …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for foreign spies

Trump's Twitter feed is a gold mine for every foreign intelligence agency.

Donald Trump

Russia wants to examine the source code of US software, report reveals

While all US intelligence agencies agree that Russia meddled in the presidential election last year, Donald Trump still finds time in his busy …

Russia

Did Trump just admit Russia meddled in the election?

President Donald Trump appeared to confirm Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election while suggesting the Obama administration knew of Russian …

Russia

DNC: The Russians had been booted from our system by the time DHS called

The Democratic National Committee had kicked Russian hackers out of its computer systems by June of last year — two months before the Department of Homeland Security called to offer assistance, according to DNC officials.<p>The DNC is pushing back after former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson …

Security

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.<p>"By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all …

World Leaders

A Kerala Street Named 'Gaza' Has Caught The Attention Of Intelligence Agencies

A street in Kerala's Thuruthi ward of Kasaragod municipality has the attention of intelligence agencies in India because of a recent change of …

Gaza

What Do Spy Agencies Tell Foreign Governments About Americans?

A new ACLU freedom of information request aims to find out, in concert with civil society groups abroad seeking similar answers from their countries.<p>The United States collects vast troves of private information on American citizens and foreigners, much of it through covert surveillance by …

Surveillance

Oliver Stone: 'Shocked' by Intelligence Agencies' Hostility Toward Trump Insider

Oliver Stone joined Tucker Carlson to discuss his new four-hour documentary on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election, and intelligence agencies' "hostility" toward President Donald Trump.<p>Stone said that many in the intelligence community have …

Elections

The UK and France are planning to urge tech giants to remove 'extremist material and poisonous propaganda'

LONDON — UK Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to join forces with French president Emmanuel Macron in her fight against the big tech companies.<p>The leaders are set to meet in Paris on Tuesday and want firms like Facebook and Google to make it harder for terrorists to exploit their platforms.<p>No …

Emmanuel Macron

What we know about U.S. probes of Russian meddling in 2016 election

U.S. intelligence agencies have alleged that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to benefit President Donald Trump.<p>Law enforcement agencies and congressional committees are investigating Russian meddling and possible collusion with members of Trump's campaign. Here is what is …

Government

UK and France propose fining Facebook and Twitter if extreme material left online

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron have said they are determined to ensure the internet cannot be used as a safe space for terrorists and …

Emmanuel Macron

A History of the Olympic Spy Games

In the last half of the 20th century, the leaders of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have pushed to elevate the Olympics above the realm of …

Russia

Human Rights Activists Are Asking 8 Countries How Much They Spy on Each Other's Citizens

Are international surveillance agreements just a way to avoid local anti-spying laws?<p>How much is your government spying on people? Answering that question is tricky, especially because governments often might turn to other nations' intel agencies to help get bypass their own laws limiting spying at …

Surveillance

Terrorists are using encryption. Our laws need to keep up with the technology

As we learn details from investigations into recent terrorist attacks in Tehran, London, Jakarta and Manchester, a common theme is emerging of …

Surveillance

Quora Question: Are White House Leaks Illegal?

There are leakers in every department of the federal government, including intelligence agencies.

The White House

How a crippling shortage of analysts let the London Bridge attackers through

It’s people, not computers, who can identify terrorists before they strike<p>Last Tuesday, in the wake of the latest terror atrocity to strike Britain, the former head of MI5 Dame Stella Rimington recalled just how primitive intelligence gathering used to be. Addressing a conference of security …

London Bridge

WSJ Columnist: Did Our Intelligence Community Became 'Unwitting Agents Of Russian Influence'

different angle.

Russia

Q&A: What we know about U.S. probes of Russian meddling in 2016 election

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 about Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.<p>President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on May 9 renewed attention to allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia …

Government

State governments agree to parole law crackdown after Brighton siege

Criminals who support or have links to terrorism may find it harder to get bail or parole, after state and territory governments commit to tougher …

Surveillance

'Yet Another Improper Effort to Coerce the Intelligence Agencies'

Former FBI director James Comey’s testimony raises new questions for congressional lawmakers.<p>Democrats and Republicans reacted very differently to the Wednesday release of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony detailing interactions with President Trump, including a meeting in which Comey …

Government

Nigeria’s intelligence agencies ‘blew up’ Synagogue building, Fani-Kayode says

The collapse in 2014 caused at least 115 deaths.The post Nigeria’s intelligence agencies ‘blew up’ Synagogue building, Fani-Kayode says appeared …

Lagos State

Intelligence agencies and GOP senators back bill making FISA Section 702 permanent

Coats told associates Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on Russia probe

The nation's top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director James Comey to get the bureau to back off its focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn in its Russia probe, according to officials.<p>On …

Government

Cyber-spies are adding to difficult world for intelligence agencies, says former security chief

Former MI5 chief says cyber-espionage and the balance between security and privacy means 'we're facing a very difficult world'.<p>The threat of …

Cybersecurity

Top intelligence official told associates Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on FBI Russia probe

The nation’s top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director …

Denver

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.<p>"By the way, if Russia was working so hard on …

Russia

Donald Trump asked top intelligence agent if he could intervene with Comey on FBI Russia probe: officials

The nation’s top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director …

Canadian News

Intelligence official: Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on FBI’s Russia probe

By Adam Entous, (c) 2017, The Washington Post<p>The nation’s top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if …

Dan Coats

Top intelligence official told associates Trump asked him if he could intervene with Comey on FBI Russia probe

The nation's top intelligence official told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him if he could intervene with then-FBI Director …

James Comey