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  • Ruppersberger to speak at opening of lacrosse benefit for Wounded Warrior Project

    Ruppersberger to speak at opening of lacrosse benefit for Wounded Warrior Project
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has a lot on his mind. As the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, he's had to defend the secret domestic surveillance program revealed to British Newspaper The Guardian by a former Maryland resident. And he'...
  • Privacy advocates outraged, but lawmakers defend collection of phone records

    Privacy advocates outraged, but lawmakers defend collection of phone records
    Privacy advocates expressed outrage Thursday over revelations that the National Security Agency has been collecting telephone records of virtually every phone call made in the United States for seven years, but the Obama administration and a bipartisan...
  • NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate

    NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate
    You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review. You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
  • Fight cyberattacks, not privacy

    Fight cyberattacks, not privacy
    A Defense Science Board report made public last week contained shocking allegations about the extent of Chinese military hacking of American defense technologies. Though China's government denies it — huffily insisting that it has no need for...
  • House passes controversial cybersecurity bill

    House passes controversial cybersecurity bill
    The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to allow businesses to share information with the federal government that could help thwart cybersecurity threats, despite concerns from privacy advocates and opposition from the White House. The Cyber...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
  • Fight cyber crime through information sharing

    Fight cyber crime through information sharing
    It's like a recurring bad dream. March: Hackers allegedly steal the credit card numbers from 1.5 million Visa and MasterCard customers by breaking into the computer systems of the company's payment processor in New York. The thieves stockpiled the stolen...
  • Obama adamantly defends Taliban prisoner swap that freed U.S. soldier

    Obama adamantly defends Taliban prisoner swap that freed U.S. soldier
    The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders in U.S. custody was over in minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
  • Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill

    Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill
    It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
  • Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops

    Congress to debate Ukraine aid amid worries about Russian troops
    WASHINGTON — As the Senate prepares to take up an aid package for Ukraine this week, congressional Republicans on Sunday called for stronger sanctions against Moscow amid heightened concerns about a Russian troop movements. “It's deeply...
  • CIA, U.S. military at odds over Afghanistan pullback plan

    CIA, U.S. military at odds over Afghanistan pullback plan
    The CIA has made plans to close its network of secret bases in Afghanistan and pull its personnel back to Kabul this summer, an unexpectedly abrupt withdrawal that the U.S. military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American...
  • Debate grows over proposal for CIA to turn over drones to Pentagon

    Debate grows over proposal for CIA to turn over drones to Pentagon
    Soon after a U.S. military drone killed about a dozen people on a remote road in central Yemen on Dec. 12, a disturbing narrative emerged. Witnesses and tribal leaders said the four Hellfire missiles had hit a convoy headed to a wedding, and the...