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Biden Gathers Senators For Last-Minute Syria Briefing; CIA Torture Report Nixed

A federal grand jury filed a 30-count indictment against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev, including weapon of mass destruction, bombing, firearms, carjacking, and conspiracy charges. The CIA has begun moving light weapons and possibly antitank missiles from Jordan to Syria, where they are to be given to 'elaborately' vetted opposition elements. The CIA is considering using special operations teams from the US, Jordan, and the UAE to train rebels. US officials say the effort will aim to produce trained moderate fighters faster than the growth of the Al Nusrah Front, which has added "thousands" of fighters this past year. Saudi officials offered to identify 'trusted' rebel fighters to be given MANPADs.

Ex-Pentagon general target of leak investigation, sources say

NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama

C.I.A. Report Finds Concerns With Ties to New York Police

CIA report refutes Senate panel's criticism of agency's harsh interrogation methods

US intelligence officials say al Qaeda and other terrorist groups have already begun modifying their methods following the disclosures by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The Army announced plans for its biggest organizational change since World War II, reducing the number of combat brigades to 33 from 45 by 2017, culling 80,000 active duty troops. The Lebanese Canadian Bank, which was involved in laundering money and sending it to Lebanon and Hezbollah, will pay $102 million to settle the US case. US military commanders have been asked to find ways to increase security assistance to Iraq and Lebanon.

International Effort Seeks to Counter Jihadists in Africa

US fines 'Hezbollah' bank $102m for laundering

Secretary of State Kerry told India that after 2014 the US will support the Afghan government and military and will also maintain an antiterrorism force in Afghanistan. Kerry plans to meet with Russia's Foreign Minister next week to discuss Syria.

Greenwald: Snowden's Files Are Out There if 'Anything Happens' to Him

Protections For Women Under Threat In Afghanistan

Did NSA leaks help al Qaeda?

Obama's hands-off approach to extraditing Snowden draws criticism

Officials: Obama's policy team trying to 'rein in' Kerry over pledges to allies, rivals

The US urged Russia to "do the right thing" and turn over fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden after he disappeared following his arrival in Moscow from Hong Kong. US officials are concerned about the possible release of sensitive information to foreign governments, and worry that disclosure of US surveillance methods will impair antiterrorism efforts.

US officials worried about security of files Snowden is thought to have

US Said to Explore Possible China Role in Snowden Leaks

US Threatens Russia With Retaliation on Edward Snowden

Dagestan and the Tsarnaev brothers: The radicalisation risk