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Why Former NSA Chief Warns US Not Ready for Next Sony Attack
The United States is unprepared to defend government and commercial targets from a Sony Pictures-style cyberattack, according to a retired general who served as the nation’s top cybersecurity official. An attack similar to the cyberhack of Sony Pictures Entertainment last month is “a problem we’re
State of the Union Preview
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA TO PROPOSE CAPITAL GAINS TAX HIKES: Senior White House officials say President Obama will use his state of the union to float several new economic ideas, including tax hikes on capital gains and wealthy inheritances, and new fees on...
Deep Dive on Global Terror Hot Spots
Top former military and intelligence officials analyze threats in the Middle East and Africa, and the looming cyberthreat.
'This Week' Transcript: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Below is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of This Week: Terror Flash Point. All of Europe on edge. In London, police on their highest alert ever. In Belgium , a plot foiled in its final hours. Soldiers now deployed on the streets. It's a
'This Week': One Year After Snowden
Former NSA Director Keith Alexander and former counterterrorism adviser Richard Clarke on Edward Snowden's impact.
Snowden: Wasted Surveillance Resources May Have Stopped Boston Bombing
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said today that rather than helping combat terrorism, the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs have led to “tremendous intelligence failures” and may have contributed to allowing the deadly Boston Marathon bombing to have taken place. “We’re
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, February 28, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza PRESIDENT OBAMA ABC News’ Dan Good: “Obama...
Rand Paul Sues Obama and NSA Over Phone Surveillance
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul and an allied Tea Party group filed a class action lawsuit against the Obama administration today over the National Security Agency‘s bulk collection of phone records Although today’s legal action is not the first brought against the agency since...
Stephen Colbert, Bradley Cooper and More Stars of the State Dinner Guest List
French President Francois Hollande is in Washington for a high-profile (and rare) state dinner. To welcome him, the White House has brought in some star power. Tonight’s dinner will feature the musical stylings of one Mary J. Blige, and the guest list includes the likes...