Tag Archives: Washington Post

US SUSPECTS SYRIAN ELECTRONIC ARMY HACKERS HAVE HIDDEN SUPPORT

Friday September 6 2013 – At first glance, they may just seem like pro-Assad thugs and online vandals, commandeering websites in the name of their favourite dictator. But the hacker group known as the Syrian Electronic Army is getting more … Continue reading

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WATERGATE GARAGE TO BE DESTROYED

Wednesday August 28 2013 – The garage where Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward learnt about the Watergate Scandal from the informant “Deep Throat” may be demolished for a real estate project. The garage, in the Washington suburb of Arlington, Virginia, … Continue reading

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US READY TO CHARGE SNOWDEN – Sunday June 23 2013

– Federal prosecutors have filed a sealed criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked a trove of documents about top-secret surveillance programs. The United States has also asked Hong Kong to detain Mr Snowden … Continue reading

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SALE OF ORWELL’S 1984 SKYROCKET AMID US SPYING SCANDAL – Thursday June 13 2013

– Sales of George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’, featuring a futuristic totalitarian state, jumped on Amazon.com’s website following reports of a classified program that lets the US government collect personal data. One edition of the book, which was originally published in … Continue reading

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GOOGLE PUSH TO EASE SECURITY GAG – Thursday June 13 2013

– Google led a charge by internet and social media firms demanding that the Obama administration allow them to reveal details of their cooperation with government surveillance schemes – as angry members of Congress urged tighter controls on the mass … Continue reading

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UNARMED CLAIM – Friday May 31 2013

– A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning about his links to the Boston marathon bombers was unarmed, the ‘Washington Post’ has reported. Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot after he apparently stabbed an agent during questioning on … Continue reading

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BUNKERED DOWN WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA – Saturday February 9 2013

– John Brennan’s bunker is a soundproofed, windowless suite in the basement of the White House where, as one senator put it, Barack Obama’s counter-terrorism chief decides each day who he’s going to execute. Brennan – the priestly figure nominated … Continue reading

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CLINTON FACES OFF AGAINST HER LIBYA CRITICS – Friday January 25 2013

– Defending her legacy and perhaps protecting her future, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced congressional committees over the killing of the US ambassador to Libya, with a performance that was at times fraught, at times angry, but always … Continue reading

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EMAIL SEX SCANDAL A WAR ISSUE – Thursday November 15 2012

– President Barack Obama has backed the top US commander in Afghanistan after the four-star general was dragged into the sex scandal that brought down former CIA director David Petraeus. General John Allen was put under investigation after FBI agents … Continue reading

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