John Brennan News
Congress Overrides President Obama's Veto of 9/11 Bill
Both houses of Congress voted today to override a veto from President Obama -- for the first time -- of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attacks. The Senate today voted 97-1 to override the president's veto, while the
The NSA Is Likely 'Hacking Back' Russia's Cyber Squads
U.S. government hackers at the National Security Agency are likely targeting Russian government-linked hacking teams to see once and for all if they're responsible for the massive breach at the Democratic National Committee, according to three former senior intelligence officials. It's a job that
Benghazi Committee Report: What to Know
The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its 800-page report Tuesday on the 2012 attacks in Libya that left four Americans dead, wrapping up its two-year, $7 million investigation. The report did not challenge the main conclusions of previous investigations, and includes new findings about
The Army Chaplain Who Quit Over 'Unaccountable Killing' of Obama’s Secretive Drone Program
As a witness to the removal of fallen U.S. troops from Afghanistan, Army Chaplain Christopher John Antal can’t recall a time when that solemn ceremony wasn’t conducted without the presence of drones passing along the horizon. They were sleek and quiet, making a gentle humming noise as they flew
Suspected Teen Hacker Who Targeted US Officials Arrested
For the past several months, a group calling itself "Crackas With Attitude" has been disclosing private information associated with such high-ranking officials as CIA Director John Brennan and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
President Obama Announces Executive Action on Gun Control
An emotional president remembered the victims of recent mass shootings as he revealed new measures to reduce gun violence in the country.
Paris Attacks Spark New Concerns and How a Video Game May Have Helped the Terrorists Stay Undetected
America's top spy CIA Chief John Brennan's warning about ISIS and new threats to the United States.
Wikileaks Posts Documents Allegedly Hacked From CIA Director's Private E-Mail Account
Wikileaks , the anti-secrecy website, has posted documents it claims were obtained from a private email account used by CIA Director John Brennan from 2005 to 2008 when he was not serving in government. The CIA says none of the posted documents are classified and calls the hacking of the Brennan
Unprecedented CIA Release of Presidential Daily Briefs From 1960s
The first mention of what would develop into the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962 began as a footnote in the Aug. 4 edition of what would eventually be known as the President’s Daily Brief. “Eleven soviet merchant ships are on their way to Havana and we strongly suspect they are carrying arms,”