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Taliban continues to maintain influence over much of Afghan population: US official


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, has told lawmakers that while the Taliban is under more pressure than ever before in Afghanistan, the ... Read more...

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Afghan war can’t be won without Pakistan in the hunt: NYT


December 15th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) There is a limited chance of success in the Afghanistan war unless Pakistan hunts down insurgents operating from havens on its Afghan border, says the New ... Read more...

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US intelligence spying costs over 80 billion dollars annually


October 29th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): The annual cost of U.S. intelligence has gone public for the first time. According to figures released by the government Thursday, it is just over 80 billion dollars ... Read more...

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Pentagon tries to block book on 9/11 plotter


September 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) tried to block a book giving details of a project which identified the 9/11 plotter well before the hijack of the plane ... Read more...

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President Obama nominates Lt. General James Clapper as US intelligence chief


June 5th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Saturday announced his decision to nominate Lt. General James Clapper to be the new Director of National Intelligence.Obama made the announcement during a ... Read more...

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Red Cross Confirms The Existence Of Secret Prison At Bagram Air Base


May 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Afghanistan, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nine eye witnesses have confirmed the existence of a secret jail at the Bagram Air base which is said to be operated by the Defense ... Read more...

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One in five GITMO inmates take up terror again on being released: Pentagon


July 31st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): According to the Pentagon, nearly one in five (18 percent) of the inmates housed inside the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba take up terrorist activities after they ... Read more...

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US has special crack squad in place to secure Pak nukes at short notice


May 15th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): The United States has in place a detailed emergency plan to secure Pakistan's mobile arsenal of nuclear warheads, in case the nukes are in danger of falling ... Read more...

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US intelligence chiefs say Iran cant build nukes yet


March 12th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Disputing a claim by an Israeli official that Iran is capable of making a nuclear bomb, two top US intelligence officials have said that Teheran does not ... Read more...

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China adopting a more aggressive military stance, say US officials


March 11th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.11 (ANI): Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael Maples and National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair have respectively told the US Congress that Somalia''s extremist al-Shabaab is poised to formally ... Read more...

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Brain may become the battlefield in future wars


August 14th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): A new report has predicted that the human brain could become a battlefield in future wars, including pharmacological land mines and drones directed by mind control.According to ... Read more...

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Terrorists would be able to launch strikes on satellites by 2020


June 30th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The US Defense Intelligence Agency has indicated that terrorists would be able to launch strikes on American satellites by 2020.In a presentation obtained by Danger Room from ... Read more...

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Chinese nuclear missile base has north India in sight


May 17th, 2008 - 1:10 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Two weeks after photographs of China's nuclear submarines set alarm bells ringing for the Indian authorities, a commercial satellite has revealed a launching site for over 50 ... Read more...

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New cell-based sensors would be able to detect explosive devices


May 7th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Scientists are working on the development of new cell-based sensors, which would have the capability to detect explosive devices.Pamela Abshire, Benjamin Shapiro, and Elisabeth Smela, three faculty ... Read more...

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Pentagon counter-intelligence unit may be shutdown: NYT


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has decided to overhaul the intelligence architecture built up by his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld. According to a New York Times report, Gates is close ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaving Iraq to establish cells in other countries: US


February 6th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): The US intelligence chief has said that the al Qaeda is leaving Iraq to establish its cells in other countries.The al Qaeda is using tribal regions of Pakistan ... Read more...

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