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US agents tap servers of Web firms

June 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Report comes on same day leaked info tells of phone record collection.
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US intelligence embraces debate in security issues

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the nickname “Debbie Downer.” Continue Reading

U.S official: China constructive on disputed waters

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

China signaled a gradual evolution toward resolving quarrels with its Asian neighbors over disputed waters of the South China Sea, a senior U.S. administration official said today, describing the development as an encouraging step forward in easing tensions over the busiest trade route in the world.
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FACT CHECK: Foreign policy, national security statements provide GOP debate factual misteps

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Factual missteps in the latest Republican presidential debate suggested that on some of the knottiest foreign policy and national security issues of the time, contenders were out of their comfort zone. Continue Reading

Panetta in Iraq to see officials, commanders

July 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

From one war front to another Sunday, Pentagon chief Leon Panetta hopped from a U.S. outpost in Afghanistan’s southern desert to Baghdad, where he sought to encourage Iraqi leaders to decide soon whether they want a residual American military force beyond year’s end.
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Osama bin Laden’s hunter

July 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden, the White House released a photo of President Barack Obama and his Cabinet inside the Situation Room, watching the daring raid unfold. Hidden from view, standing just outside the frame of that now-famous photograph was a career CIA analyst. In the hunt for the world’s most-wanted terrorist, there may have been no one more important. Continue Reading

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United States: Leaks are a crime

November 29, 2010 in INFORUM

WASHINGTON Striking back, the Obama administration branded the leak of more than a quarter-million classified files an attack on the United States Monday and raised the prospect of criminal prosecution against the online site WikiLeaks. The Pentagon detailed new security safeguards, including restraints on small computer flash drives, to make it harder for any one person to copy and reveal so many secrets. Continue Reading

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