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Obama denies allegations over White House leaks


June 9th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has strongly denied the charges by political rivals that the White House purposely leaked classified information for political gains in the ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Kashmir border security


February 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh reviewed the security along the border with Pakistan, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and China in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Ties with India, China no zero-sum game: US


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Asserting that ties with India and China were not a zero-sum game, the United States has said it was strengthening its relations with both as part ... Read more...

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India readying for limited conflict with China: US (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian military is preparing to "fight a limited conflict" with China, said a top American intelligence officer who added that New Delhi may not ... Read more...

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India preparing to fight limited conflict with China: US official (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian military is strengthening its forces in preparation to "fight a limited conflict" with China, said a top US intelligence official who added that ... Read more...

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Iran still undecided on nuclear bomb: US intelligence chief


February 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The US intelligence chief said Tuesday that Iran is still undecided on whether to make a nuclear bomb though it has the ability."There is dissension ... Read more...

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Pakistan considers India an existential threat: US


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States wants its relations with Pakistan to remain positive, but their interests sometimes differed as Pakistan considered India as an existential threat, according ... Read more...

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US not ready to link Pakistan aid to action against LeT


October 28th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Though worried about another Mumbai-type attack on India, the United States is as yet unwilling to link its aid to Pakistan to a crackdown on Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Obama administration disagrees with Intel chief’s remarks over Libyan unrest


March 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): The Obama administration has distanced itself from its top intelligence official over his remarks that the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi will outlast rebel forces in the country."This ... Read more...

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US Intel chief says Gaddafi will defeat rebels in Libya


March 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): James Clapper, the director of US national intelligence, has claimed that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi will defeat the rebels in Libya."With respect to the rebels in Libya, and whether ... Read more...

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Domestic terrorism number one priority for US intelligence


February 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): Intelligence agency chiefs in the United States have unveiled the annual National Threat Assessment, and said that success against Al Qaeda means that domestic terrorism is now their 'priority ... Read more...

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US corrects intelligence chief for claiming Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is secular


February 11th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): The Obama administration has corrected its own intelligence chief after he claimed that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is "largely secular."Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the US Congress ... Read more...

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Terrorists could target America this festive season: US security officials


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): US security officials have warned that America could come under the purview of terrorist attacks this festive season.ABC News quoted Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Director ... Read more...

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US lacked proof of Headley’s link to terrorism ahead of Mumbai attacks: US spy chief


November 9th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): US spy chief James Clapper has claimed that America did not pass on the information about David Headley, an American man who was a key figure in ... 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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20 Britons training in Pak to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in UK


September 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): At least 20 Brit Muslims are reportedly undergoing terrorist training in Pakistan to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in the United Kingdom.According to the Telegraph, the ... Read more...

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Vacant Intel jobs evoke concerns over US ability to diffuse new terror plots


June 26th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Capitol Hill (Washington) June 26 (ANI): The vacancies in the United States' intelligence leadership, including the director of national intelligence and his chief deputies, are raising alarms over a potential "train wreck" ... Read more...

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Obama nominates new intelligence chief


June 5th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (DPA) US President Barack Obama nominated a retired Air Force general Saturday to serve as the nation's top intelligence official. Obama selected James Clapper, 69, a retired general and ... Read more...

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