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Director John Brennan Says CIA Will Not Torture Terror Suspects Again

CIA Director John Brennan says in a new interview that if he were ordered to torture detainees today — as presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would order if elected — Brennan and the agency would not comply. NPR explores the difficult legacy for Brennan and other intelligence officers of the George W. Bush-era actions by the CIA.
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Spy Charges Leveled At U.S. Navy Officer Who Worked In Reconnaissance

Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin is a native of Taiwan; he became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1999, according to a profile written for the U.S. Navy's website.

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Why The FBI Director Puts Tape Over His Webcam

After a speech about encryption and privacy, James Comey said he puts tape over his laptop's camera. Privacy activists seized on that as hypocritical, given the FBI's stance on "unhackable" devices.
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TSA Administrator On What U.S. Travelers Can Expect This Summer

TSA administrator Peter Neffenger was in Belgium during last month's terrorist attack at the Brussels airport. He talks about that experience with NPR, and about what U.S. travelers can expect regarding airport security and screening lines this summer.
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2 Dead In Shooting At Air Force Base In Texas

Authorities have not identified the two men who died or the relationship between them. Two firearms were found at the scene at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, officials said.
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Clinton Email Probe Recalls Past Scrutiny Over Classified Information

Federal investigators continue to look into the handling of classified information around Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state. It's not the first time government officials have been scrutinized over the handling of classified information.
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Critics: Belgian Plan To Deradicalize Prisons Will Create More Terrorists

The plan would segregate inmates deemed to be radical. Critics say such a move would not create the specter of prisons just for Muslims, but also could end up radicalizing inmates even more.
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One Way To Fight ISIS? Target The Group's Wallet

ISIS needs cash to pay its fighters and pull off its attacks. Daniel Glaser, assistant secretary for terrorist financing at the Treasury Department, discusses efforts to thwart the Islamic State.
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Cheerleader, Honor Student, Terrorist? Inside A Strange Case In Mississippi

Earlier this week, Jaelyn Young pleaded guilty to charges she and her friend planned to help a terrorist organization in Mississippi. NPR gets the latest from The Clarion-Ledger reporter Therese Apel.
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The Warning Signs Of Radicalization: A Parent's Guide

Christianne Boudreau, co-founder of Moms For Life, an international family support group, talks about warning signs of radicalization by terrorist groups that parents should be aware of.

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