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No longer on the run? Intel chief Clapper says Al Qaeda threat no less than a decade ago

Just shortly a year after Obummer told us that al Qaeda was on the run, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified Wednesday that he can’t say the threat from the terror network “is any less” than it was a decade ago. Clapper further added Al Qaeda probably poses an even bigger challenge today — because its franchises are “much more globally dispersed” and the organization recently has benefited from the massive leak of U.S. intelligence information.

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ACLU sues for details of U.S. surveillance under executive order

The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Monday, seeking to force the U.S. government to disclose details of its foreign electronic surveillance program and what protections it provides to Americans whose communications are swept up. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, came three days after the ACLU lost a bid to block a separate program that collects the phone calls of millions of Americans.

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Israeli ministers demand US stop spying following revelations that NSA intercepted emails

Boy is Obummer making people mad. On Sunday, senior Israeli officials demanded an end to U.S. spying on Israel, following revelations that the National Security Agency intercepted emails from the offices of the country’s top former leaders. This is the first time that Israeli officials have expressed anger since details of U.S. spying on Israel began to trickle out in documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The scandal also spurred renewed calls for the release of Jonathan Pollard, a former American intelligence analyst who has been imprisoned in the U.S. for nearly three decades for spying on behalf of Israel.

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