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    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act allows U.S. intelligence agencies to acquire foreign intelligence information by monitoring foreign persons in the USA and abroad. This act ensures that intelligence agencies can respond in time to terminate a security threat. The most important part of this act, the Section 702 forbids deliberate monitoring of US citizens and their communication. Technically NSA has been violating this act ever since it has been enacted in 2008 because, as we know, they have

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    CIA Agency Development

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    debriefed them and their services became public. (Streissguth 28). Lawmakers put an end to some of the CIA’s operations (Streissguth 28). I was amazed at how many agencies were formed and botched before the final product-the CIA- was developed. However, agencies were not the only thing that impacted the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency. Another influence on the development of the CIA were the amendments and creation of laws surrounding espionage. One of the first bills to pass that distinctly

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    successes and failures were determined by the normal dynamics that affect the success of scores of investigations of high-level drug traffickers … These factors, rather than anything as spectacular as a systematic effort by the CIA or any other intelligence agency to protect the drug trafficking activities of Contra supporters, determined what occurred in the cases we

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    security functions of the federal government led to a White House proposal for the DHS in June, 2002, and the legislation was passed late the same year.” (Pearson Education, 2000 - 2015). The creation of the DHS allowed for the reorganizing of existing agencies with functions

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    The National Security Agency is an intelligence organization in the United States that monitors not only foreign countries but American citizens as well. Known as a whistleblower to some, but a true hero, Edward Snowden leaked classified documents from the NSA leaving almost everyone second guessing the government and how secure their phones are. Edward Snowden dropped out of his high school before he was even 16 years old and went to community college instead because he wanted to study computers

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    Essay On Anti Torture

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    My favorite example of torture being effective is the “rough interrogation of several detainees who produced intelligence that led to location of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001, terror attacks”(Broder). I enjoy reading that because Osama bin Laden planned and killed so many Americans in such

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    Osama Bin Laden Biography

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    The Special Forces involved in the killing of Osama Bin Laden were the best in the entire world. They trained countless hours for Operation Neptune Spear. Operation Neptune Spear was a coordinated effort of intelligence and military operations to come together for one common goal. The CIA and FBI came together to find Al Qaeda operatives and eventually find Osama Bin Laden. Once the word was spread throughout America, America came together just like the fateful

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    Considered by some to be the starting point for the Cuban Missile Crisis and one of the worst foreign policy disasters of the 20th century, the Bay of Pigs invasion in April 1961 was a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-guided effort by 1400 American-trained Cuban exiles living in Miami to overthrow Fidel Castro’s regime and replace it with a more U.S. friendly, non-communist government. Deemed “Operation Pluto,” the plans for the invasion originated during the end of the Eisenhower administration

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    MK-Ultra Experimentation

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    Edward Kennedy made outrageous claims against the CIA in a trial on August 3, 1977. He proved that the CIA used victims such as the mentally ill and heroin addicts for human experimentation in their project on mind control, MK-Ultra. “The Central Intelligence Agency drugged American citizens without their knowledge or consent.” states Senator Kennedy in the MK-Ultra trial. Some experimented on in MK-Ultra were given doses of lysergic acid diethylamide, known as LSD. The properties of LSD were not

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    for downfall, suffering, or defeat. General David H Petraeus, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was a great soldier and leader. All his life he worked up to becoming a general and high rank in the United States army. He achieved his ambition through hard work and perseverance eventually becoming a four star general in 2007 and going on the become the director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 2011. He has held many great and honorable positions throughout his time serving the

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    martial court. This illegal actions of the NSA, CIA and the GCHQ have been revealed by a guy called Edward Snowden that was a former contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) and also an ex-employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The government of the United States accuses him to reveal classified files of this two agencies, and because he was actually working on both. In the side of the CIA and the NSA, I think that they are doing this things for the national security but also that's

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    every text message you send, and every place you go is being constantly monitored by multiple governments. Well this is basically what the United State and United Kingdom's government is doing on a daily basis. The United States National Security Agency has been implementing projects in secret to monitoring people since 2001 but it would still be kept as a secret if Edward Snowden did not reveal this massive secret that was intruding the public’s privacy for years. The U.S. surveillance program started

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    then flows into acts and experiments of mind control and hypnosis. Hollywood has also produced multiple movies based around the inhuman experimentations of mind control; but those things only happen in movies, right? Well, not quite. The Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) in the United States of America, has performed many heinous experiments on humans. In fact, these types of experiment could still be being conducted today, as we speak. One of these schemes include Operation Midnight Climax, a subproject

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    the world. Manning accused of leaking military and diplomatic documents has been sentenced by a military court to 35 years in prison. Edward Joseph Snowden, US technology consultant, informant, a former employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA), He is the man of the moment, the man who became world news for make public, by The

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    Introduction Having called the tune, Cintolo cannot be excused from paying the piper on the basis of his vocation…[We] emphatically reject the notion that a law degree, like some sorcerer’s amulet, can ward off the rigours of the criminal law. Legal ethics and how they are applied by international lawyers have become the subject of much contention since the infamous Bybee/Yoo memorandum drafted in 2002 by Jay Bybee and John Yoo otherwise known as the ‘torture memo’. This essay seeks to examine

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    America with open arms has accepted the role of the world’s police. It could be argued that it created the role for itself. That is the premise of Andrew Bacevich’s Washington Rules. Bacevich discusses over sixty years of American Foreign Policy, from Truman to now, to explain the premise of the “Washington Rules.” The Washington Rules is about American militarist belief that Americans must “lead, save, liberate, and ultimately transform the world”, this could only be accomplished by an idea described

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    Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman naturally brings audience members to reevaluate their perspectives of the American Dream. The main character of the play, Willy Loman, pursues an impossible dream of success and ultimately ends his life when he cannot achieve his pursuit in salesmanship. However, his apparent failures are not brought about to teach the audience about the misconstrued American Dream. Miller's hidden purpose in Death of a Salesman is to make the audience question the undeniability

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    The film North by Northwest is a spy thriller movie that was released in 1959. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and stars Cary Grant as Thornhill, Eve Marie Saint as Eve and James Mason as Vandamm. The film runs for a period of 136 minutes, giving a story on a man, Thornhill, been pursued as a result of mistaken identity by men from a spy organization. The film revolves around several major themes that make it interesting to watch. One of the major themes is mistaken identity, which is evident

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    Government Surveillance vs Privacy Spying is nothing new to the world. History books tell us that ancient civilizations like the Roman Empire, Egypt, China, India, and so on used it. On top of that, 1900s regimes like the Former Soviet Union and Nazi’s Germany used spying tactics around the world wars. The main use of spying at that time mostly was for political and military advantage. These countries were successful on spying. However, in the 21st century surveillance is used in different and

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    NSA Surveillance "I can 't in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they 're secretly building" (Edward Snowden). The NSA began monitoring and collecting sensitive and personal information from Americans such as their emails, phone calls, photos and other private material. Massive surveillance began in 2001 after the terrorist attack in New York and since then there has

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