On this date in 2000, Egypt hanged two Islamic militants whom it had been torturing for months. They were signal early victims of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency’s program — more (in)famous after the September 11 freakout but in fact long predating it — of “extraordinary rendition”. “Rendering” — chill word — involves kidnapping a […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo strongly denied on Tuesday a report that Russia bilked U.S. spies out of $100,000 by offering compromising information on President Donald Trump.
Jack Devine, former director of operations at the Central Intelligence Agency calls the current dispute between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and President Trump a “firestorm.” The 32-year CIA veteran says law enforcement institutions can withstand the pressure, and that it will eventually pass. Show More Summary
This week, we speak with Jack Devine, a 32-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (“CIA”) serving as both Acting Director and Associate Director of CIA’s operations. He is the author of Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story. Show More Summary
The former director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Sunday blasted a Republican memo alleging abuses of power by the FBI and the Justice Department. John Brennan accused Rep. Devin Nunes (R.-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence...Show More Summary
By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday defended talks he had at CIA headquarters last week with Russian spy chiefs at a time of strained ties between Washington and Moscow and political squabbling over allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. Show More Summary
Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday defended meetings in Washington with top Russian espionage counterparts despite one being under US sanctions. Pompeo told Senator Chuck Schumer in a letter that the meetings...Show More Summary
Newly released emails detail the contentious back-and-forth between two Democratic senators and the Central Intelligence Agency for access to an internal review of the United States’ controversial post-9/11 torture program. Despite the...Show More Summary
American politician and Central Intelligence Agency ( CIA) Director Mike Pompeo praised President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his understanding of Intelligence briefings, saying the POTUS …... The post CIA Director Mike Pompeo hails Trump’s ability to grasp intelligence briefings...
The Central Intelligence Agency assesses that North Korea will have a reliable capability to strike at the continental United States in only a few months. “The way we ought to think about it is reliability,” CIA Director Mike Pompeo told an audience at the American Enterprise Institute on Jan. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, So what is Trump going to do about it? The Central Intelligence Agency assesses that North Korea will have a reliable capability to strike at the continental United States in only a few months. “The way we ought...Show More Summary
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast The Central Intelligence Agency is briefing President Donald Trump on the risks and opportunities of a limited attack on North Korea, its director revealed on Tuesday. CIA Director...Show More Summary
On Saturday, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief of staff Jeremy Bash said that President Trump is allowing himself and his office to be “diminished” in importance as the president spends the government shutdown crisis “holed up in the White House.” Bash said that...
Mr. Turner, who led the Central Intelligence Agency under President Jimmy Carter, started small covert actions that grew into some of the biggest battles of the Cold War.
The head of the Central Intelligence Agency said on Sunday that Russia and others are trying to undermine elections in the United States, the next major one being in November when Republicans will try to keep control of Congress. U.S. Show More Summary
Former Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta told CNN’s Jake Tapper that Obama should have done more to help the Iranian freedom protesters in 2009. According to Breitbart: Former Secretary of Defense and Central Intelligence AgencyShow More Summary
Curt Mills Security, A document on the Central Intelligence Agency’s website makes an explosive, if outlandish, claim: Adolf Hitler survived World War II. The Soviets and then the Russian Federation claimed for years to have some remains of Hitler, though the bodies of both he and Eva Braun, his longtime lover turned wife, were hastily cremated. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin called US President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank the Central Intelligence Agency for relaying information that lead to the arrest of several individuals since Friday suspected of plotting terrorist attacks in St. Show More Summary
A new report sheds light on the origins of the weapons ISIS militants use in Iraq and Syria. An investigation revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency may have purchased anti-tank missiles, which eventually fell into the hands of...Show More Summary
During the Cold War, the Central Intelligence Agency embarked on a series of mind control experiments under the codename Project MKULTRA. Not all the subjects were aware they were participating. One such subject, CIA employee Frank Olson, jumped to his death, seemingly while under the influence of LSD, but questions remain through current times. The...