Category: Joseph Wippl

Rep. Mike Rogers says U.S. shuttering of intelligence operation in 1929 led to World War II

November 4th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers 0 comments

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The debate over the federal government’s surveillance policies — prompted by the release of National Security Agency documents taken by leaker Edward Snowden — has revived interest in a decades-old tale of spycraft…

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“After World War I, the United States returned to a policy of isolationism, in spite of the fact we were the world’s dominant power. The fact that we did not have military or intelligence capability before World War II reflects what happened to the United States after World War I — that is, back to isolationism.”

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Spying, international relations and reeling in the NSA

November 1st, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Can U.S. mend fence with allies over spying charges?

October 30th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers 0 comments

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NSA spying sours relations with Germany, Brazil

October 24th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers, Washington Times 0 comments

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Thanks to Edward Snowden, President Obama not only missed a big dinner date this week, but he’s become the brunt of anger of world leaders gathering in Brussels…

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“I can’t ever remember that espionage really changed a relationship in a basic way. My view is we don’t have friends or enemies, we just have partners.”

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Obama feels the heat over ‘snooping’

October 24th, 2013 in 2013, AFP, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers 0 comments

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President Barack Obama must be used to the drill by now – picking up the phone to get an earful from another foreign leader venting at rampant US spies…

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“Chancellor Merkel is important. If the National Security Agency was not surveilling her communications, it was only because NSA was unable to do so. How could NSA not want to listen in on the person rated by Forbes as the second most powerful person in the world after President Obama? She leads the most important country in Europe.”

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U.S. spying

October 23rd, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Joe Wippl, former CIA officer joined us via Skype to discuss allegations of the U.S. spying on France.

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Kerry, Iran’s foreign minister to meet at U.N.

September 24th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Los Angeles Times, Newsmakers 0 comments

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In a sign of a potential thaw in relations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will sit down Thursday with Secretary of State John F. Kerry and representatives of five other world powers in the highest-level formal meeting between U.S. and Iranian diplomats in more than three decades…

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“The U.S. wants unity but, when we don’t get it, we’ve demonstrated we’ll go and do it on our own. Ironically, that’s what President Obama once criticized President Bush for doing.”

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Security clearances

September 23rd, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers, WCVB 0 comments

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POV: The Legality of the Government’s Surveillance Programs

September 18th, 2013 in 2013, BU Today, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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The revelations by Edward Snowden of all-encompassing communications data collection by the National Security Agency (NSA) have led to a debate over security versus liberty…

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What if there’s military action?

September 12th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, Newsmakers, Syria, WFXT 0 comments

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