Suspect In Custody After Shooting Prompts Evacuation At Terminal 3 At LAX
Miller said the unidentified suspect entered the terminal wearing camouflage and opened fire around 9:30 a.m., wounding at least three people.
GCHQ and European spy agencies worked together on mass surveillance
Edward Snowden papers unmask close technical cooperation and loose alliance between British, German, French, Spanish and Swedish spy agencies
NSA chief Keith Alexander blames diplomats for surveillance requests
Barbed exchange with former ambassador over spying on foreign leaders likely to deepen rift with Obama administration
Australia Played Part in N.S.A. Spying
Australia, a close ally of the United States, has used its embassies in Asia to collect intelligence as part of the National Security Agency’s global surveillance efforts, according to a document leaked by the former agency contractor Edward J. Snowden and published this week in the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel.
US surveillance has gone too far, John Kerry admits
Kerry says certain practices occurred ‘on autopilot’ and vows to meet allies to repair damage caused by NSA spying revelations
In 2013, You Paid $574 to the NSA
Imagine being beaten to a pulp by a mafia hit-man. Your nose is broken and dribbling blood, your left eye is swollen shut, you may have broken ribs. Somehow, you manage to stand up. Just then, the hit-man produces an invoice for his services to the tune of $574.
Senate committee backs bill that would allow NSA data collection to continue
Legislation would provide increased transparency but NSA critics in Congress say proposals don’t go far enough
Pakistani Taliban confirm Hakimullah Mehsud died in drone strike
Group confirms leader, who has been reported dead several times before, was killed in North Waziristan
US Confirms New Israel Attack On Syria
Damascus target hit in addition to Latakia airbase; both sites said to contain arms meant for Hezbollah, Al-Arabiya reports
White House Confirms: Israel Attacked Syria Airbase
Warplanes Went Through Lebanon, Reports Say
Forget Sanctions: House Hawks Pushing for Iran War
Bill Would Green-Light Attack on Iran
Iran Side-Meeting With Western Officials Ends Quietly
No Word on What Came of Vienna Meeting
Biden, Power Seek to Reassure on Iran Talks, Urge Sanctions Delay
Power: US Won’t Make a ‘Bad Deal’
Putin repeals orders on missile shield cooperation with NATO
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invalidated the order of 2011, which set up an interdepartmental working group at the Russian presidential administration to develop missile defense cooperation with NATO.
Peace process is doomed to fail while Israel stalls for time
Whatever happened to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process? You could be forgiven for thinking everyone packed up shop a while ago and forgot to inform you. There’s been barely a peep about it since the revival of talks was greeted with great fanfare back in July.
NSA faces sweeping surveillance review as intelligence chiefs face hostile House
Lawmakers move forward with bill to rein in programs amid signs of a split between White House and intelligence community
U.K. may punish publication of NSA leaks
Via Reuters, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday his government was likely to act to stop newspapers publishing what he called damaging leaks from former U.S. intelligence operative Edward Snowden unless they began to behave more responsibly.
Spain summons U.S. ambassador over spying
Spain summoned the U.S. ambassador on Monday to discuss allegations of spying on Spanish citizens that it said could break the climate of trust between the two countries if proved true.
Spain warns US of breakdown in trust after new NSA revelations
White House struggles to contain diplomatic crisis after claim that NSA harvested 60m Spanish calls
Report: White House stopped phone tapping of foreign leaders this summer
The release of further allegations of National Security Agency surveillance efforts caused the Spanish government to summon the U.S. ambassador Monday, and The Wall Street Journal reported that the White House ordered a halt to some eavesdropping on foreign leaders after learning of it this summer.
NSA denies Obama knew of spying on German leader
The National Security Agency Sunday denied German media reports that President Obama was told in 2010 of NSA spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and allowed it to continue.
White House OKd spying on allies, U.S. intelligence officials say
NSA and other U.S. intelligence agency staff members are said to be angry at President Obama for denying knowledge of the spying.
White House Will Stop Spying on Allies, Feinstein Says
Sen. Dianne Feinstein also said she expected that the White House would end all spying on leaders of allied countries. The moves follow revelations the U.S. has been spying on world leaders such as Germany’s Angela Merkel.
Hillary Clinton questions Cristina Kirchner’s mental health
Secret cable sent to US embassy in Argentina asks diplomats to find out how president handles stress
Apparent US Drone Strike Kills Two Somalis
Unconfirmed Reports Both Were ‘Rebel Leaders’
Tokyo Sexwale: ANC demands US terrorist list apology
South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has demanded an apology after senior official Tokyo Sexwale was held at a US airport because he is on a terrorist watchlist.
Al-Shabaab rebuilds forces in Somalia as African Union campaign stalls
Extreme Islamist group is now ‘an extended hand of al-Qaida’, declares Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
Prosecutors want Kenyatta at full ICC trial
The Hague (AFP) – International Criminal Court prosecutors asked judges Monday to reverse a ruling allowing Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend only parts of his trial, after a similar decision involving his deputy was overturned last week.
Royal Marines court martial hears Afghan was still alive when shot
Pathologist gives evidence to trial of three marines accused of murdering wounded prisoner in Afghanistan’s Helmand province
Author Max Blumenthal Offers Unfiltered View Into Israel’s Commitment to Ethnic Supremacy
In his new book, Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, award-winning journalist Max Blumenthal goes deep inside Israeli society, offering a rare and unfiltered lens into the hideous implications of Israel’s commitment to Jewish supremacy.
How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?
Naomi Klein: How science is telling us all to revolt
Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary conclusions.
Air strike kills 11 suspected Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s Kandahar
ELEVEN suspected Taliban militants were killed in an airstrike by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Ghorak district in Afghanistan’s Nagarhar province on 17 October, Khaama Press reported.
Exclusive: Germany, Brazil Turn to U.N. to Restrain American Spies
Brazil and Germany today joined forces to press for the adoption of a U.N. General Resolution that promotes the right of privacy on the internet, marking the first major international effort to restrain the National Security Agency’s intrusions into the online communications of foreigners, according to diplomatic sources familiar with the push.
Germany summons US ambassador over claim NSA bugged Merkel’s phone
Allegations that US spying has reached highest level of government met with outrage and disappointment in Germany
US Won’t Say If They Tapped Merkel’s Phone
White House Will Only Say They Aren’t Doing It Anymore
US spying row to dominate EU summit
EU summit debates proposals to enforce European data protection laws on the US in the wake of allegations America bugged Angela Merkel’s mobile
Oliver Stone, John Cusack Warn Against NSA Surveillance
Oliver Stone, John Cusack, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Wil Wheaton are among showbiz figures who are stepping into the debate over the National Security Agency surveillance programs, appearing in a public service announcement that calls for an end to the monitoring.
Lawmaker Says Iran Has Halted Enrichment
An influential Iranian lawmaker says his country has halted the production of enriched uranium up to 20 percent, a level that experts say is only a few technical steps from what is needed to produce a nuclear weapon.
Secret memos reveal explicit nature of U.S., Pakistan agreement on drones
Despite repeatedly denouncing the CIA’s drone campaign, top officials in Pakistan’s government have for years secretly endorsed the program and routinely received classified briefings on strikes and casualty counts, according to top-secret CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos obtained by The Washington Post.
US and Pakistan Locked in a ‘Drone Marriage’
Obama didn’t even mention “drones” when talking to the media after his meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. So is it all Islamabad’s fault? Not really.
Syrian chemical arsenal destruction on schedule, according to the OPCW
The group overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal is confident its inspectors will meet their November 1 deadline for rendering inoperable the elements that make immediate warfare possible.
Ten Explosive U.S. Government Secrets about Israel
Absent greater transparency, Americans should assume the worst
Time for the truth about ‘targeted’ killings and US drones’ civilian victims
The Obama administration is like a reckless hit-and-run driver. Congress must not let John Brennan’s CIA get away with murder
Bahrain Just Bought More Tear Gas Canisters Than It Has Citizens
After a year or so of beating everyone at the internet, South Korea has decided to impart a different kind of cultural impact on the rest of the world: supplying instruments of repression to Bahrain, one of the Middle East’s most autocratic nations.
Iranian who survived execution will be spared second hanging, says minister
Justice minister claims Alireza, found alive in morgue and now on life support, survived penalty so will not be ‘re-executed’
Marines ‘murdered man live on camera’: Court martial sees graphic footage of ‘execution’ of injured Taliban fighter
The victim was left twitching and gasping for breath as the British servicemen, apprehensive that they might have been spotted, pretended to give him first aid
No more foreign wars? Yet America is fighting in Yemen’s civil war
On Syria, Obama went to Congress over military action. Bud in Yemen, the US has joined a counter-insurgency without a word