Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks Tuesday in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning cinema-goers not to see a film which has angered North Korea.
A parliamentary committee investigating possible British links to torture will request access to blacked out parts of a US Senate report on CIA treatment of Al-Qaeda suspects, its chairman said Dec. 14.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has questioned Turkey’s possible role in the CIA’s torture program after the 9/11 attacks, after last week’s Senate report on the U.S. intelligence agency’s “enhanced interrogation” techniques.
John Brennan has admitted some interrogators had used 'abhorrent' tactics in the past decade
The CIA declassified a letter Dec. 11 that suggests US intelligence had grave doubts about part of the case made by former president George W. Bush's White House to justify the war in Iraq.
Turkey has condemned the torture committed by the CIA against terrorism suspects in the post-Sept. 11 era, following the recent report issued by the U.S. Senate
CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects was far more brutal than acknowledged, did not produce useful intelligence and was so poorly managed it lost track of detainees, , a scathing US Senate report revealed
American embassies were on heightened alert Dec. 9 amid fears of a backlash to a long-delayed US Senate report into the CIA's brutal interrogation of Al-Qaeda suspects after the 2001 attacks.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
There is every evidence that Kenyans may be conspiring with intergalactic forces and all but a few of the world’s U.N. member nations to stop Turkey’s enviable rise and rise
Abd al-Baset Azzouz, the leader of al-Qaeda in Libya, was reportedly detained last month in western Turkey after he entered with a fake passport. Azzouz has been renditioned to the US on suspicion of involvement in the murder of US Ambassador Chris Stevens in 2012
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) estimated the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL) combatant manpower to be between 20,000 to 31,500 in Iraq and Syria combined, and that was back in September, before the organization had attracted new recruits from all over the world.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood’ by Ian Johnson (Mariner Books, 336 pages, $16)
Lisa Monaco, a top U.S. national security aide to President Barack Obama, meets with Turkish intelligence chief Hakan Fidan
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
“We do not have a problem with jihadists in Greece, but there is a problem in our wider area,” stated Greek Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia must increase its cybersecurity but pledged not to impose total control over the Internet
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Sept. 23 to life in prison for acting as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced Turkey's 49 hostages held by ISIL militants for 101 days have been freed through an operation conducted by the country’s spy agency. Here are the live updates
Sources have started providing answers regarding the hostage release situation
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
When the Syrian Civil War began in March 2011, Turkey was still in its blissful mood of having “zero problems with neighbors.”
US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near Baghdad
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