Sunday, January 14, 2007

Pentagon Engaged in Domestic Spying

"Battle lines are being drawn,
Nobody's right if everybody's wrong."

Pentagon conducting probes in U.S.
Los Angeles Times
January 14, 2007

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has been requesting information from financial institutions and telecommunications companies to investigate people within the United States suspected of spying or terrorism, the Defense Department said Saturday. ...


For a legal analysis, see: The Jurist: "Pentagon and CIA viewing US domestic financial records"

Also: "Cheney admits expanded military spying role inside US"

"US Vice-President Dick Cheney has admitted that the US military and CIA have been spying on the financial dealings of Americans -- intelligence gathering normally authorized only by civilian policing agencies. ... "