Tag Archives: intelligence agencies

The Intercept: How the CIA Writes History

Angleton is one of America’s archetypal spies. He was the model for Harlot in Harlot’s Ghost, Norman Mailer’s epic of the CIA, a brooding Cold War spirit hovering over a story of corrupted idealism.

Explosive New Snowden Doc: NSA/GCHQ Stole Vital Cell Phone Encryption Keys

New reporting by The Intercept, based on documents leaked by whistleblower, reveals how spy agencies hacked world’s largest SIM card manufacturer. ‘One of the biggest Snowden stories yet,’ says journalist Glenn Greenwald

Dan Froomkin, The Intercept. The Inverse of Oversight: CIA Spies On Congress

“The consistent theme is that members of Congress are finding themselves at an ever-increasing disadvantage when it comes to even finding out what intelligence agencies are doing — not to mention reining them in.” By Dan Froomkin  The Intercept  5 Mar 2014 Top intelligence officials testifying before the Senate intelligence committee in Jan. 2014. (AP File […]

Me and OFAC and Ahmed the Egyptian One Citizen’s Misadventure in Securityland

Me and OFAC and Ahmed the Egyptian One Citizen’s Misadventure in Securityland  By Ann Jones   November 3, 2011   TomDispatch     Where did I go wrong? Was it playing percussion with an Occupy Wall Street band in Times Square when I was inNew York recently? Or was it when I returned to my peaceful new […]