counterintelligence : Definition, Usages, News and More
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n intelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
Rep. King: NSA leaker put lives at risk New York Congressman Peter King, who chairs the House Subcommittee on Counterintelligence and Terrorism, spoke with Anderson Cooper about the 29-year-old former contractor for the National Security Agency who revealed top secret information about government surveillance programs. King believes Edward Snowden put American lives at risk by releasing security details that can be accessed by the […]
June 12, 2013 - CNN
Probe eyes how leaker got access Counterintelligence investigators are scrutinizing how a 29-year-old contractor who said he leaked top-secret National Security Agency documents was able to gain access to what should be highly compartmentalized information, according to current and former administration and intelligence officials.
June 11, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Hunt Is On For Edward Snowden Edward Snowden’s face has been plastered on the front page of every major newspaper in the world. The Department of Justice has launched a criminal probe into his leak. The NSA’s security and counterintelligence team is on the hunt for him.
June 10, 2013 - Business Insider
John Boehner in FOXNews But at the end of the day, there has to be a way for our intelligence and counterintelligence agencies to collect data from known terrorists,Boehner said. "And we shouldn't let personalities get in the way of protecting the American...
Robert Gates in Washington Post The nation would be more vulnerable to "adversaries' counterintelligence efforts to recruit" those shielded by the bill, Defense Secretary Robert Gates added in a separate letter.
Mel Martinez in MiamiHerald.com Sen. Mel Martinez said Tuesday he might send a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a briefing on "this issue, as well as counterintelligence efforts in regards to Cuba."