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Latest update : 2010-07-21

Hundreds of thousands of private contractors work in US security and intelligence

The Washington Post has published the second and third parts in a three-part investigation into the out-of-control sprawl of security and intelligence agencies in the US since 9/11. Part Two focuses on the excessive reliance on private contractors for some of the government’s most sensitive activities. The third part details how intelligence operations are spread across the US in the greatest secrecy. This and other stories in today’s international press review: WEDNESDAY, 21st JULY 2010

 

Articles in today’s international press review:
 
Washington Post: “Top Secret America”
 
 
Newsweek: Reactions to the Washington Post report into US security and intelligence agencies
 
International Herald Tribune: “Cameron tries a new radicalism in government”
 
New York Daily News: Russians strap donkey into parasail in advertising stunt, police investigating animal cruelty claims (+ video)

 

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2018-04-20 United Kingdom

A reflection of our times: More women, more young people in Time 100 list for 2018

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, April 20: The British papers put pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the Windrush scandal, affecting children of Caribbean...

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2018-04-19 Donald Trump

'Badass': Accolades pour in for Southwest pilot who landed plane after engine failure

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, April 19: We look at reactions to an expected meeting in the coming months between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. There's much scepticism, though, about...

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2018-04-19 France

Emmanuel Macron in Berlin: Will Europe's superhero succeed?

IN THE PAPERS - Thursday, April 19: In France, ongoing strikes continue to create chaos as students, health professionals and civil servants join the movement to air their...

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2018-04-18 Malta

'Who really killed Daphne Caruana Galizia?'

Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Six months after the Maltese investigative reporter was killed in a car bomb, a team of international journalists vow to uncover the mastermind behind...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba's power handover: 'End of the Castro era' or 'political theatre'?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018: After nearly 60 years under the Castros, a new president will be taking the reins in Cuba. But is it really a new era? As one Cuban exile writes in the...

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