National Security

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Midday Roundup: Pleading Snowden’s case

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | A plea for leniency. The New York Times published an editorial today asking President Barack Obama to give National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden…

Big Brother 2013

By Cal Thomas
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National Security | In his classic novel 1984 , George Orwell warned about the evils of a totalitarian state dominated by a single ruling party with total power over…

The NSA's global cellphone net

By Daniel James Devine
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Government | Leaked documents reveal the government harvests billions of phone records daily

Jonathan Pollard: The 'spy' still out in the cold

By Cal Thomas
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Foreign Policy | With all the spying the United States has been doing on foreign leaders, possibly including the pope, why is Jonathan Pollard, a former American civilian…

Midday Roundup: IRS leaker identified but not named

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deliberate sabotage. Lawmakers investigating Internal Revenue Service audits targeting conservative and pro-family groups have discovered the agent…

Midday Roundup: Issa insists administration deliver docs on Obamacare

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Subpoena sent. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, announced today he has subpoenaed Health and…

Globe Trot: Syrian army frees Christian town from militants

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: The Syrian Army has retaken the ancient Christian town of Sadad, following a week of fighting that has besieged about 3,000 Christians.

Midday Roundup: Former NSA chief caught giving ‘private’ interview on train

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Loose lips. A former National Security Administration director learned the hard way Thursday not to have private conversations on a crowded Amtrak train.

NSA phone tapping scandal puts U.S.-German relations on hold

By Daniel James Devine
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National Security | Leaders in Germany, a major European power and an ally of the United States, changed their usually friendly tune this week after learning the National…

Midday Roundup: Obama admits ‘no excuse’ for healthcare exchange problems

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Glitch gripes. President Barack Obama today bemoaned the technical difficulties of launching the national health insurance website healthcare.gov.

Midday Roundup: Are Republicans ready to make a deal?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Let’s deal. House Republicans are ready to make a deal on raising the nation’s debt ceiling, at least temporarily. According to unnamed sources, House…

Midday Roundup: Navy Yard investigators ask ultimate question—why?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Why? The investigation into yesterday’s mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard has now turned to the gunman’s motives. Unnamed sources told the…

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