S.F. hottie Dianne Feinstein is incensed over the so-called erroneous depictions of torture in “Zero Dark Thirty,” the movie about the hunt for Bin Laden. Read More
As if to defy the notion that their movement is irrelevant just one year after its inception, more than 200 Occupy San Francisco demonstrators snarled traffic in The City’s Financial District on Monday. Read More
WHAT: U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a newly leaked secret report that Russia’s military intelligence was behind a bomb blast at an exterior wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia, in September, according to the Washington Times. Read More
Dead cat bounce: The White House had hoped the death of Osama bin Laden would be a “transformative moment” for President Obama that would strengthen Obama’s hand in all policy areas. But the early polling returns are showing only limited marginal. Read More
Secret writing ink and the ability to open letters without detection are just some of the clandestine tools exposed Tuesday when the CIA declassified its oldest documents from as early as 1917.
Who would of thought that the memorandum containing the formula for German invisible ink was kept closely guarded for more than a century in the U.S.? Read More
While the Obama Administration is considering top Afghan Commander Gen. David H. Petraeus to take the helm at the CIA, speculation in the media that he’s too exhausted to continue commanding in Afghanistan is being dismissed by those who know him well. Read More
Tensions between Pakistan and the U.S. intensified Monday when senior Pakistani officials visiting Washington D.C. demanded that CIA officers and special operations forces leave the country, Pakistani and U.S. officials told The Examiner. Read More
CNN is reporting that the White House is considering Gen. David Petraeus as the next possible CIA director.
Petraeus' spokesman Col. Erik Gunhus told CNN, "There is a lot of chatter and a lot of speculation out there right now about what Gen. Petraeus may do in the future. And all of it is premature and thus we aren't commenting."
As you’ve probably heard, there’s a big Hollywood movie in theaters, Fair Game, purporting to tell the story of CIA agent Valerie Plame and her husband Joe Wilson’s contretemps with the Bush administration after her supposedly covert identity was leaked to the press. Read More
President Obama’s failure to shut down Guantanamo Bay despite campaign promises to do so has prompted another round of criticism, this time in the form of a new study of medical professionals’ role in “enhanced interrogation” of detainees, put out by anti-torture activist group Physicians for Human Rights. Read More