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Is All The Talk About Cyberwarfare Just Hype?

U.S. officials and security experts regularly highlight the cyberthreat, but they also note that the prospects of a major cyberattack are remote. Cyberespionage and "nuisance" cyberattacks may be a problem now, but all-out cyberwar is not.
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Press Foundation Posts Leaked Audio Of Pfc. Bradley Manning

Supporters of the Army private charged with aiding the enemy released audio recording of his explanation for releasing U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks. 

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Obama Team Stops Saying 'Global War On Terror' But Doesn't Stop Waging It

When President Obama took office, he changed the rhetoric from the Bush years. But he never abandoned the idea of global war — a concept with profound legal implications.
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When Rand Paul Ended Filibuster, He Left Drones On National Stage

The senator launched a nationwide conversation when he challenged the president's pick to lead the CIA. He vowed to keep talking until the White House clarified whether it has authority to kill U.S. citizens on American soil with drones. He finally stood down, but the debate is far from over.
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The CIA Brennan Inherits: More Military, Less Espionage

Host Rachel Martin talks with Scott Shane, who covers national security and intelligence issues for The New York Times. He explains just what kind of CIA John Brennan will be walking into.
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Bin Laden's Son-In-Law To Appear In U.S. Court

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is expected to appear in a Manhattan federal court Friday after he was detained in Jordan and sent to the United States. If he goes to trial, he would be one of the people with the closest connection to bin Laden to face trial in a U.S. court.
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U.S. Spent Too Much In Iraq, Got Little In Return, Watchdog Report Says

Iraqi and U.S. officials interviewed for the report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction said the $60 billion the U.S. spent on reconstruction efforts in Iraq "should have accomplished more." The findings could portend what lies ahead for the U.S. in Afghanistan where it is also engaged in reconstruction.

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