US officials have confirmed that a new leaker is exposing national security documents, just over a year after ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid on NSA surveillance, according to a media report.
Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has alleged that the US exerted pressure on then prime minister Manmohan Singh in the choice of his ministers and also claimed that CIA agents had "penetrated deep into every sphere of decision and policy making of the UPA regime".
Germany`s foreign minister on Friday said he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin`s expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.
The CIA and other spy agencies are scrambling to close intelligence gaps as they seek ways to support possible military or covert action against the leaders of the al-Qaeda-inspired militant group that has seized parts of Iraq and threatens Baghdad`s government.
Congress leader Sanjay Jha on Monday issued an `uncoonditional apology` to Subramanian Swamy for calling him a `CIA agent` following a Wikileaks expose which claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party leader had informed a US department officer about Indira Gandhi`s failing health in 1977.
Fifteen CIA employees were found to have committed sexual, racial or other types of harassment last year, including a supervisor who was removed from the job after engaging in "bullying, hostile behaviour," and an operative who was sent home from an overseas post for inappropriately touching female colleagues.
A Pakistani court ordered police to register a criminal case under terrorism act against two former CIA officials, including a station chief, for murder, conspiracy, and waging war against the country by carrying out drone strike.
The White House has said that "clemency is not on the table" for whistleblower Edward Snowden and asserted that the former CIA contractor ought to return to the United States and face charges against him.
The White House inadvertently included the name of the top CIA official in Afghanistan on a list of participants in a military briefing with President Barack Obama that was distributed to reporters on Sunday, the Washington Post reported.
The FBI and several other US federal law enforcement agencies will reverse a policy that has long prohibited the recording of interrogations of people held in custody, a Justice Department memo sent last week said.
Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad today demanded that both Boeing and the CIA should be quizzed over the missing Flight MH370 as planes with powerful communication systems "don`t just disappear".
A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped the CIA track down al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has quit citing threats to his life and the US`s "pressure tactics" for his release.
In what may trigger a political storm in the country, according to the latest WikiLeaks revelations, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy had passed on information regarding elections held during tenure of ex-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to the US, a news report published on Friday said.
The US government must turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers connected to the trial of the alleged mastermind of the 2000 USS Cole bombing, a military judge said in an order released in full Tuesday.