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Kucinich Asks DHS to Investigate Rival

Representative and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinch asked the Department of Homeland Security to investigate one of his Democratic congressional opponents, Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman.

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The World’s Most Wanted Cyber-jihadist

When police raided a flat in West London in October 2005, they arrested a young man, originally from Morocco, called Younes Tsouli. They had no idea, at the time, just how significant he was.

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Spychief Wants to Tap Into Cyberspace

Spychief Mike McConnell is drafting a plan to protect America’s cyberspace that will raise privacy issues and make the current debate over surveillance law look like “a walk in the park,” McConnell tells The New Yorker. “This is going to be a goat rope on the Hill. My prediction is that we’re going to screw around with this until something horrendous happens.”

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DNI Weighs in on Waterboarding

Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell said in a magazine interview that waterboarding “would be torture” if used against him or if someone under interrogation actually was taking water into his lungs. But McConnell declined for legal reasons to say whether the technique categorically should be considered torture. AP – Click here to view the… Keep Reading

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Sen. Hutchison On Defensive Over Border Fence Amendment

In an uncharacteristic display of public frustration with party colleagues, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on Friday sharply criticized two Republican congressmen who had accused her of a stealth effort to derail the fence along the US-Mexico border.

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Congress May Track Threat Reduction More Closely

An omnibus federal funding bill that President Bush signed into law late last month includes provisions intended to allow Congress to more closely monitor progress in nuclear threat reduction efforts.

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