Main Core: New Evidence Reveals Top Secret Government Database Used in Bush Spy Program
Salon.com has published new details about a top secret government database that might be at the heart of the Bush administration’s domestic spying operations. The database is known as “Main Core.” It reportedly collects and stores vast amounts of personal and financial data about millions of Americans. Some former US officials believe that “Main Core” may have been used by the National Security Agency to determine who to spy on in the immediate aftermath of 9/11.
Interview with Tim Shorrock, author of the article on Salon.com, “Exposing Bush’s Historic Abuse of Power.” He is an investigative reporter and author. His latest book is titled Spies for Hire: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing.