Osama bin Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause, according to documents the United States says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan and released on Wednesday.
US officials have lost the right to criticise others now that their own grisly detention and interrogation methods have been exposed, according to Bahraini activists.
Shocking revelations about the extent of the Central Intelligen
US spy agency CIA has spied on 7.8 billion calls in Saudi Arabia, the Arab News said citing a report from Cryptome, the digital library host that was created by the US as a repository for secret documents and material.
A Venezuelan government minister has urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the US Central Intelligence Agency, referring to recent revelations about US surveillance programs.
Fresh revelations by former CIA employee Edward Snowden have raised concerns that the US National Security Agency (NSA) may have hacked into Hong Kong's key internet exchange, which handles nearly all the Chinese territory's domestic web
David Petraeus was a star on the battlefield, commanding the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but was undone by "poor judgment" in engaging in an extramarital affair that led to his downfall as CIA director.
Just two days afte
CIA director David Petraeus resigned as head of the leading US spy agency on Friday, saying he had engaged in an extramarital affair and acknowledging he "showed extremely poor judgment."
In a letter to the CIA workforce
A bomber from the Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen sent to blow up a US-bound airliner last month was actually a double agent who infiltrated the group and volunteered for the suicide mission, US media reported on Tuesday.
Working closely with
Documents found in Tripoli detail close ties between the CIA and Libya's intelligence service and suggest the US sent terrorism suspects for questioning in Libya despite that country's reputation for torture, the New York Times reported on Saturda
Pakistan now seems ready to allow the US to interview the wives of Osama bin Laden who were with the Al Qaeda leader when he was killed last week, a US official familiar with the matter said on Monday.
The three wives and several children