There Are Now Questions About Whether The Secret Trump Dossier Is Classified
The dossier, whose contents remain unverified by the intelligence community, was included in a rare, high-level briefing — and now intelligence officials don’t even know if they can talk about it.
CIA Nominee Believes The Russian Government Worked To Elect Trump
The intelligence community’s assessment that the Kremlin worked to elect Trump is “sound,” he told lawmakers.
DNC: That Fight With FBI Over Hacked Servers Was All A Misunderstanding
Democratic Party officials say the public spat over their hacked servers was a miscommunication.
Hackers Tried To Break Into DNC Computers Right Before New Year’s Eve
Officials told BuzzFeed News that hackers had been trying to infiltrate the DNC as recently as five days ago.
US Spy Agencies Say Russia Tried To Help Trump But Fail To Prove It
The report reasserts that US spy agencies have concluded Russia attempted to swing the election for Donald Trump, but stops short of providing any new details to skeptics.
The FBI Now Says Democrats Were Behind Hack Investigation Delay
The Democratic National Committee refused to give FBI investigators access to their hacked servers, according to an FBI statement, a conclusion the president-elect was quick to embrace.
The FBI Never Asked For Access To Hacked Computer Servers
The Democratic National Committee tells BuzzFeed News that the bureau “never requested access” to the servers the White House and intelligence community say were hacked by Russia.
This Is What It Was Like At Two Russian Sites After The US Announced Evictions
The US announced earlier on Thursday that two sites — one in Maryland, one in New York — would be shuttered as a penalty for Russian hacking during the election.
Trump May Be Forced To Stand Up To Russia Whether He Wants To Or Not
At the start of his presidency, Donald Trump may have to crackdown on Russian spies and diplomats — a move at odds with his push to improve relations with the Kremlin.
The Torture Lobby Is Excited For The Trump Years
The Obama administration’s failure to fully reckon with fallout from the Bush-era torture program is already being exploited by the program’s supporters — who will soon have an ally in the White House.
Russian Meddling In The Election Is Already A Partisan Fight
The leak that the CIA briefed Congress on the hacks, which took place weeks earlier than reported, has officials worried that further investigations will be tainted by politics.
Trump Isn't Buying What The Intelligence Community Is Selling On Russia
Even amid dissent about just why it happened, the full intelligence community believes Russia interfered in the election. Will the soon-to-be president ever heed US intelligence when it undercuts his views?
Petraeus Helped Block Autopsy Of Afghan Man Who Died In US Custody
A coroner found the detainee’s treatment in custody contributed to his death. Yet Gen. David Petraeus and other top officials blocked an autopsy that would have determined whether he had been abused by US troops.
The Word "Torture" Is As Overused As "Racist," Says Guy Who Set Up CIA Torture Program
James Mitchell, a military psychologist who engineered the now-defunct program, defended the severe interrogation practices that are favored by many Trump advisors.
This Cable News Commentator Will Have Trump's Ear On All Things Security
The controversial general who'll be advising Trump on national security, will have KT McFarland as his deputy, someone who advocates torture and profiling Muslims.
Intel Officials Believe Russia Spreads Fake News
“This is beyond propaganda, that’s my understanding."
Turnout Was Down In Some Of Philadelphia's Most Reliably Democratic Areas
Several wards in North and West Philadelphia saw turnout dip by 10% or more compared with 2012 levels — but even if Clinton had matched Obama's vote count, she still would have lost Pennsylvania.
Another Controversial Trump Pick Gets Mixed Reviews From The National Security World
Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn — who has issued broad condemnations of Islam and has ties to Russia — will be Trump's right-hand man on national security issues.
National Security Hands Nervous Over Accepting Gigs In Trump White House
To Trump or not to Trump?
Trump's Torture Promise Hits A Deep Nerve For The People Who Worked To Ban It
"It’s really devastating to think about the possibility that all the work that we’ve done could be rolled back.”