state department

Embassy terror changed national security spending

Aug 7, 2013
Fifteen years after the Al Qaeda bombings in East Africa, spending on embassy security has soared -- and not just there.
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Iran blocks virtual embassy

Dec 8, 2011
That didn't take long.
Posted In: state department, Iran

Wikileaks publishes 251,000 unredacted State Department documents

Sep 2, 2011
We've been talking about this story for a while. How Wikileaks founder Julian Assange entrusted someone with access to the group's stash of US...
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Wikileaks leaks

Aug 30, 2011
Julian Assange's organization had highly sensitive US State Department cables on its servers. These are cables that have not been released to the...
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US questioned China over attack

Jun 15, 2011
In April, the US-based website Change.org launched an online petition regarding China's imprisonment of artist and dissident Ai Weiwei. Soon after...
Posted In: China, hacking, security, state department

Internet freedom money on the chopping block

Apr 14, 2011
One of the things that got cut as Congress sought to reach a deal on the budget is a pot of money in the State Department to help promote Internet...
Posted In: Congress, Internet, state department

Clinton announces new Internet freedom policy

Feb 15, 2011
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will speak at George Washington University today about Internet freedom. The New York Times reports she's...
Posted In: Clinton, government, Law, policy, privacy, security, state department, world