CIA director to Senate: So sorry we spied on you

CIA Director John Brennan apolgized to the Senate when an inspector general's report revealed that the agency hacked computers belonging to the Senate Intelligence Committee in order to glean information about the investigation into torture conducted by the CIA during the Bush years. Washington Post: Ten agency employees, including two lawyers and three computer specialists, surreptitiously searched Senate Intelligence Committee files and reviewed some committee staff members’ e-mail on computers that were supposed to be exclusively for congressional investigators, according to a summary of the CIA inspector general’s report, released Thursday. The document criticizes members of the computer team for a “lack of candor about their activities” when they were questioned by investigators working for CIA Inspector General David Buckley. The investigation stems from a dispute that erupted in public earlier this year when the CIA and the Intelligence...(Read Full Post)