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Neverending CIA Drone Story Is Actually About Outsourced Intelligence

On March 20, 2013, I wrote one of several stories calling bullshit on reports that CIA would get out of the drone business. Not only did John Brennan’s actions up to that point (as opposed to what had been leaked to journalists anonymously) make it clear he intended for CIA to keep that portfolio. Show More Summary

Hey Reuters: You're Wrong. John Brennan Did Not Deny Feinstein's Claims, He Admitted To Them

6 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Earlier this week, we pointed out that many in the press had fallen for CIA Director John Brennan's "non-denial denial" over Senator Dianne Feinstein's accusations that the CIA had improperly searched the network over Senate Intelligence Committee staffers who were researching the CIA's torture program. Show More Summary

CIA’s Brennan faces uphill fight in taking on Sen. Dianne Feinstein

CIA chief John Brennan is waging an aggressive counterattack against Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein.

Harry Reid: CIA Director Should Apologize For Alleged Spying On Senate

What about the CIA and NSA spying on the American people, Harry? Does that warrant an investigation? Not in his world: Sen. Harry Reid said CIA Director John Brennan should apologize to Sen. Dianne Feinstein after she accused the intelligence...Show More Summary

CIA Director Tries To Release His Side Of The Senate Spying Scandal; Actually Confirms Feinstein's Accusations

6 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Yesterday, after Dianne Feinstein went public with the details of the CIA spying on Senate Intelligence Committee staffers who were compiling a supposedly "devastating" report on the CIA's torture program, CIA Director John Brennan (who has been fighting hard against the release of the report) gave a non-denial denial. Show More Summary

CIA Chief Confirms Reports Malaysia Jet's Transponder 'Disabled or Turned Off'

On March 11th CIA Directer John Brennan "confirmed reports" that Malaysia Flight 370's transponder "had been disabled or turned off at some point during the flight" and said he is not ready to rule out terrorism as the cause behind the plane's disappearance. Show More Summary

Terrorism cannot be ruled out in missing Malaysia jet: CIA

(Credit: Alec@B92) CIA Director John Brennan said there had been reports of claims of responsibility for downing the missing jet, but stressed that these were far from confirmed.

Face Of The Day

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan takes questions from the audience after addressing the Council on Foreign Relations in in Washington, DC on March 11, 2014. Brennan denied accusations by U.S. senators who claim the CIA conducted unauthorized searches of computers used by Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff members in an effort to learn how […]

Senator slams CIA for allegedly spying on Congress, Intelligence Committee

Senator Diane Feinstein blasted the CIA today for allegedly breaking into and spying on sensitive communications between members of the Senate Intelligence Committee. CIA Director John Brennan denies the allegations.

EU Countries Threaten Russia with Sanctions, CIA Denies Snooping on Senate Committee, America’s Cheeses Under Attack: P.M. Links

6 months agoNews : Reason

Poland and Germany will likely launch some sanctions against Russia next week if it doesn’t back off Crimea. CIA Director John Brennan’s response to Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s accusations that his employees had spied on congressional staff...Show More Summary

Brennan Calls CIA Hacking Charges “Beyond The Scope of Reason”

Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan fought back Tuesday against serious accusations made by the Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman, who alleged on the chamber floor earlier in the day that the agency may have violated federal and constitutional law in searching computers used by the committee. MoreHere's An Updated Tally Of All The People Who…

CIA CHIEF: WE DIDN’T SPY ON THE SENATE

CIA Director John Brennan firmly denied allegations Tuesday that the organization spied on Senate computers and said that, if necessary, he will discuss with the president his role in any possible wrongdoing.

CIA Director John Brennan: ‘In No Way’ Were We Spying on the Senate

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

John Brennan, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, sat down with NBC News reporter Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday where he was asked to respond to Sen. Dianne Feinstein's (D-CA) allegation that the CIA may have violated the Constitution by investigating Senate Intelligence Committee staffers’ computer network.

CIA chief denies agency hacked Senate staff computers

Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan on Tuesday denied allegations the CIA had illegally hacked computers used by US Senate staff members probing a controversial interrogation program. "Nothing could be further from the truth," Brennan said at an event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations. Show More Summary

Parlaying the Courts

Filling a lawsuit is always a gamble since the odds are never certain, but for these litigants what’s at stake is gambling. New Jersey Files Sports Betting Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court John Brennan | The Record Governor Christie and the state Attorney General’s office, as promised, have taken the case for sports betting in New Jersey to the U.S. Show More Summary

John Brennan Dodges a Question About CIA Spying on Americans

Once again, a national-security official is asked a question with just one defensible answer. And he doesn't give it.

Yup, John Brennan Rolled DiFi on the Torture Report

Dianne Feinstein could move to declassify the CIA torture report in its current state. But she won’t do that, and John Brennan knows it. The 15th paragraph of this story on CIA’s continuing efforts to water down the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report reads, (Credit: Flickr) read more

Pakistani Political Party Outs CIA Officer in Response to U.S. Drone Strikes

Pakistani political party Tehreek-e-Insaf revealed the name of "the top CIA spy in [their] country" and are calling for the spy and CIA Director John Brennan to be tried for murder. In response to a November 21st drone strike, Tehreek-e-Insaf's...Show More Summary

Pakistani Political Party Escalates Resistance Against US Drone Strikes By Naming CIA Station Chief

A political party in Pakistan has named the CIA station chief in the country and accused the chief and CIA director John Brennan of murder for their role in a recent drone strike in Hangu, where an Islamic school was targeted.

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