08/09/2011 - An appeals court rules that two U.S. citizens can sue former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for their detention and torture in Iraq. Officials confirm drones to be used over Mexico. Utah launches an online tip service. And more.
07/29/2011 - The U.S. Department of Defense has proposed a rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement that would regulate the safeguarding of unclassified documents and establish reporting procedures to bring information breaches to light.
07/28/2011 - There are roughly 5,000 nuclear warheads deployed and ready for use around the world, according to a new study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Click to find out what else the institute learned about the world’s nuclear powers.
07/28/2011 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may not exempt itself from violations of the federal Privacy Act, according to a federal appeals court. The appellate court ruled that the DHS could not exempt itself because the Privacy Act clearly states that the government must provide civil remedies for failure to keep accurate records.
07/19/2011 - Supporters and some government officials want Mujahedin-e Khalq, a group that wants to topple Iran's government, to be removed from the State Department's list of terrorist organizations. Government documents raise questions about whether the group has given up terrorism.