Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo — And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Facebook Vice President Andrew “Boz” Bosworth said that “questionable contact importing practices,” “subtle language that helps people stay searchable,” and other growth techniques are justified by the company’s connecting of people.
This Man Was Arrested 10 Times For Being An ISIS Member — Despite Being Innocent
A young father of two has been repeatedly arrested in Tunisia for being a member of ISIS, despite his innocence. His case is typical of the Middle East and North Africa, where thousands of men are caught up in legally dubious dragnets.
Man Who Spent Five Years With His Family As Taliban Hostages Now Charged With Assault
Joshua Boyle has reportedly been charged with more than a dozen counts of assault, sexual assault, and other crimes. Boyle, along with his wife and children, were rescued last year after spending five years as Taliban hostages.
Audit Of Access To Classified Network Is A “Cover Up,” Treasury Officials Charge
An inspector general audit finds there was no “mass revocation” of access to classified networks critical to responding to terrorism, but some officials dismissed the audit as a “cover up.” The report also concludes there is a strained relationship between two feuding agencies within the Treasury Department.
Trump's Travel Ban's First Casualty May Be The Terror Fight In Africa
The deadly ambush that killed four US soldiers in Niger, and Chad's decision to withdraw its troops from the country after the Trump administration included it in the travel ban, has been a "one-two punch" to US counterterrorism efforts in the region.
Five Years After The Deadly Benghazi Attack, The First — And Only — Defendant Stands Trial
Prosecutors say the Libyan man charged, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, planned the attack. Defense lawyers say Khatallah wasn’t the "brains," and was brought to stand trial in the US because he was easy to find and the US and Libya needed someone to hold responsible.
In Midst Of Terror Attack, US Intel Unit Was Blocked From Tracking The Terrorists
When knife-wielding terrorists attacked civilians on London Bridge, a key US intelligence unit raced to help — but found they were shut out of critical classified computer networks. The problem has hampered several antiterrorist efforts and prevented the unit from fully complying with the Senate investigation into Donald Trump and Russia.