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U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • Kerry threatens sanctions if Russia doesn't withdraw from Ukraine

    Kerry threatens sanctions if Russia doesn't withdraw from Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry, denouncing what he called Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “incredible act of aggression,” said the United States is considering an array of economic sanctions to persuade Russian President...
  • Putin plays with fire in Ukraine

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry is right: Russia's deployment of troops in Crimea is an "incredible act of aggression" that violates express promises Russia made two decades ago to respect Ukraine's territorial integrity. If Russia doesn't reverse...
  • American intelligence agencies disagreed on Russia threat in Ukraine

    American intelligence agencies disagreed on Russia threat in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence agencies disagreed on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin would order military intervention last week in Ukraine, officials said Tuesday, and the House Intelligence Committee is examining what caused the differing...
  • Is Obama a tyrant or a weakling?

    I'm not ashamed to admit it: I love politics. I've been at it for decades. It's important. It's fun. I've made a good living out of it, as campaign manager, candidate and commentator. But there are times when partisan politics has no place. And this is...
  • Malaysia plane: GOP lawmaker labels disappearance 'deliberate act'

    Malaysia plane: GOP lawmaker labels disappearance 'deliberate act'
    WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was "not an accident," but he stopped short of suggesting terrorism was involved. "One thing we know: This was...
  • 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...
  • Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say

    WASHINGTON — A classified Pentagon report concludes that leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have set back U.S. efforts against terrorism, cybercrime, human trafficking and weapons proliferation, leaders of the House...
  • Dianne Feinstein emerges as defender of spy agencies

    Dianne Feinstein emerges as defender of spy agencies
    WASHINGTON — Dianne Feinstein got out of her chair, grabbed a 54-page federal court opinion and poked her finger at the bullet points buried inside, insisting a visitor read each carefully as the busy senator watched and waited. The opinion...
  • Lawmakers skeptical about shifting data collection from NSA

    Lawmakers skeptical about shifting data collection from NSA
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and House Republicans raised doubts Sunday about President Obama’s plan to restrict the federal government's ability to collect data on domestic telephone calls, saying that private phone companies...
  • It could have been worse

    The good thing about our president's talk at the Justice Department last week is that it was mainly talk. Its subject: How to limit the National Security Agency -- or maybe just national security. Thankfully, he didn't actually do anything to abolish that...
  • NSA leaker Edward Snowden denies accusation he spied for Russia

    NSA leaker Edward Snowden denies accusation he spied for Russia
    Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has denied intimations from U.S. politicians that he colluded with Russian intelligence operatives to steal classified information from the National Security Agency. In a rare interview said to have been conducted...
  • Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area

    Turkey is alarmed by extremist militants in Syria border area
    REYHANLI, Turkey — In this bustling border town, anonymous apartments serve as safe houses for Syrian rebel commanders, clinics for wounded fighters and opposition media centers equipped with banks of sophisticated laptops and video gear. Turkey...