Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures

ShareThis Senate committee approves new whistleblower protection measures 07 Nov 2013 A new Senate bill authorizing the next year’s worth of intelligence operations would force the public disclosure of civilian deaths in drone strikes and add protections for spy-sector whistleblowers that are being hailed by advocates. The bill, which was approved in the Senate intelligence […]

US pledges to go ahead with missile shield plan in Europe

ShareThis US pledges to go ahead with missile shield plan in Europe 11 May 2012 Objections from Russia notwithstanding, the US has said that it along with NATO would go ahead with a European missile defence programme. The United States and NATO have been wanting to launch a missile shield in Europe by 2020 to […]

US secretly releasing Taliban prisoners from Bagram prison

ShareThis US secretly releasing Taliban prisoners from Bagram prison 07 May 2012 America has secretly been releasing high-level Taliban prisoners from a top security military prison as part of negotiations with insurgents. Up to 20 prisoners have been released from Bagram prison in the past two years after giving assurances they would give up their […]

UK and U.S. ‘draw up joint plan to attack Iran’: Evidence of nuclear programme raises tension in Middle East

The UK and U.S. are drawing up plans to attack Iran amid growing tensions in the Middle East, it was claimed last night. Barack Obama and David Cameron are preparing for war after reports that Iran now has enough enriched uranium for four nuclear weapons. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s hardline regime in Tehran has been linked […]