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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR SPIES: Hudson Institute senior fellow Gabriel Schoenfeld on “The Central Incl…

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR SPIES: Hudson Institute senior fellow Gabriel Schoenfeld on “The Central Inclusiveness Agency.” The Central Intelligence Agency is once again mired in crisis. CIA Director John Brennan finds himself “deeply concerned.”...Show More Summary

CIA’s failure to hire and promote diverse agents erodes spy agency’s mission, study finds

The CIA is failing to hire and promote sufficient numbers of minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, as he announced a new effort to tackle the problem of a largely white workforce whose lack of diversity is undercutting the spy agency's intelligence mission. Show More Summary

Iran nuclear talks headed into overtime

All sides meeting in Vienna, Austria, acknowledge they will not meet Tuesday's deadline for a deal. Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to cement a key part of President Obama's foreign policy agenda. Margaret Brennan reports on the main roadblock threatening the deal.

Iran nuclear talks will extend past deadline

Secretary of State John Kerry is going to get a few extra days to broker a deal with Iran. Kerry is negotiating a deal the will put a freeze on Iran's nuclear program. Margaret Brennan reports on the ongoing talks in Vienna

CIA Chief Travels to Israel as Iran Talks Press On

Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan visited Israel last week for high-level meetings with national security and political officials as the U.S. continues negotiations with Iran about its nuclear program.

CIA Chief Secretly Visits Israel Ahead of Anticipated Iran Nuclear Deal

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan secretly visited Israel last week to discuss the much anticipated deal between Iran and six world powers on Tehran's controversial nuclear program, Haaretz reported Tuesday, citing senior Israeli officials.

CIA chief John Brennan holds secret meeting with Israel to discuss Iran

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

CIA chief John Brennan made a “secret” visit to Israel last week to discuss an emerging nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Israel’s Haaretz newspaper reported on Tuesday. It came as a June 30 deadline looms for a deal that would row back Iran’s nuclear programme in...

Report: CIA Director Secretly Briefed Israeli Intelligence Officials on Iran Nuclear Deal

2 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

CIA director John Brennan traveled to Israel in secret last week to brief Mossad intelligence officials on "the agreement developing between Iran and the world powers on Tehran’s nuclear program and Iran’s involvement in terror and subversive...Show More Summary

CIA Director Admits: US Foreign Policy Causes Terrorism

John Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, acknowledged that US foreign policy may sometimes cause terrorism.

Intelligence Agencies Need To Knock Off The Fearmongering

Parts of the U.S. Patriot Act expired on Sunday. You may not have noticed, but the terrorists did. At least that’s what CIA Director John Brennan said on CBS’s “Face

America's Most Lethal Enemy: Itself?

Micah Zenko Defense, North America Our American foreign policy decisions only making matters worse? You make the call.  Recently on “Face the Nation,” CIA Director John Brennan made an unnoticed but significant acknowledgement about the conduct and consequences of U.S. Show More Summary

CIA Boss Claims That Merely Debating Surveillance Is Helping The Terrorists

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Yesterday morning, prior to the Senate debate that has resulted in the (brief) expiration of a few provisions in the PATRIOT Act, CIA director John Brennan went on one of those Sunday morning talk shows and made a complete fool of himself, pretending that merely debating things like the 4th Amendment was helping the terrorists. Show More Summary

US Intelligence Aware of Increasing Capabilities of Islamic State Radicals

The intelligence that the United States has gathered on Islamic State radicals points to their growing strength in the Middle East, CIA Director John Brennan said in an interview with CBS, adding that the rise of ISIL should be countered with both military and political means.

Brennan Warns Islamic State Threatens U.S.

CIA Director John Brennan warned Sunday the threat of Islamic State that is destabilizing the Middle East has “great potential” to reach the United States.

CIA director on ISIS: "This is going to be a long fight"

John Brennan tells "Face the Nation" what the U.S. knows about ISIS' strengths, and how to avoid "a lot of bloodshed" in their defeat

Can the U.S. rely on Iraqi forces to defeat ISIS?

General John Allen is the man running the coalition against ISIS. Allen admits ISIS has the momentum, and told Margaret Brennan the U.S. will do a “great deal more” to support fighters on the ground.

Senators demand CIA boss admit he lied about hacking torture committee

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's one thing for the CIA to hack the Senate committee investigating Bush-era torture, but then director John Brennan told a bald-faced lie, under oath, to the Senate Intelligence Committee (his bosses!) about it. Read the rest

US Senators Urge CIA Director to Apologize for Spying on Senate

Three US Senators requested an apology from CIA Director John Brennan for spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

CIA’s John Brennan Says Intelligence Agencies Must Evolve

CIA Director John Brennan said U.S. intelligence agencies must evolve in order to combat fast-moving threats around the world, saying advances in technology were necessary to anticipate future global risks.

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