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  • CIA Chief Orders Review That Could Dramatically Change the Agency

    CIA Chief Orders Review That Could Dramatically Change the Agency

    CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping internal review that could dramatically change how the country's leading spy agency is organized, officials said Thursday.

  • What Ben Affleck's Argo Got Wrong: Tweet Lessons From the CIA

    What Ben Affleck's Argo Got Wrong: Tweet Lessons From the CIA

    To mark 35 years of the Iran Hostage crisis, the CIA tweeted a fact vs fiction lesson of sorts, listing out what Ben Affleck's Argo got wrong.

  • CIA Tweets 'Argo' Errors on Iran Crisis Anniversary

    CIA Tweets 'Argo' Errors on Iran Crisis Anniversary

    The CIA on Friday good naturedly highlighted the inaccuracies in Oscar-winning Iran hostage drama "Argo," in a series of tweets to mark the anniversary of the 1979 crisis.

  • Nobel Peace laureates Urge Obama to Disclose CIA's Use of Torture

    Nobel Peace laureates Urge Obama to Disclose CIA's Use of Torture

    Twelve Nobel Peace Prize laureates are urging President Barack Obama to disclose the CIA's use of torture on terror suspects since the attacks of September 11, 2001.

  • Airstrikes Against Islamic State Launched Amid Intelligence Gaps

    Airstrikes Against Islamic State Launched Amid Intelligence Gaps

    The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according t...

  • CIA Stops Spying on Friendly Nations in Western Europe

    CIA Stops Spying on Friendly Nations in Western Europe

    The CIA is said to be taking a break from spying on friendly governments in Western Europe.

  • Journalists Criticize White House for 'Secrecy'

    Journalists Criticize White House for 'Secrecy'

    Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns on Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists' work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spr...

  • CIA Assesses Islamic State Has Up To 31,500 Fighters

    CIA Assesses Islamic State Has Up To 31,500 Fighters

    A CIA spokesman says a new intelligence assessment estimates that the Islamic State group can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria, up from a previous figure of 10,000.

  • South African Government Disowns Minister Over CIA 'Spy' Claim

    South African Government Disowns Minister Over CIA 'Spy' Claim

    The South African government on Tuesday distanced itself from claims by one of its ministers that the country's ombudswoman is a CIA agent, a charge that drew a sharp response from the US ambassador.

  • Release of US Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Still on Hold

    Release of US Senate CIA 'Torture' Report Still on Hold

    The public release of a long-awaited U.S. Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could be held up for weeks as the Senate Intelligence Committee and Obama administration negotiate what material can be included in the ...

  • CIA Tortured Al Qaeda Suspects 'Until The Point of Death': Report

    CIA Tortured Al Qaeda Suspects 'Until The Point of Death': Report

    The Central Intelligence Agency tortured Al Qaeda suspects "until the point of death" by drowning them in water-filled baths, Britain's Daily Telegraph reported on Monday, ahead of the publication of a US Senate report on interrogation techniques.

  • US 9/11 Museum Shows SEAL's Shirt From Osama Bin Laden Raid

    US 9/11 Museum Shows SEAL's Shirt From Osama Bin Laden Raid

    The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum, adding potent symbols of the terrorist attacks' aftermath da...

  • Pakistan Army, ISI Targeting India to Hit Nawaz Sharif: Ex-CIA Expert

    Pakistan Army, ISI Targeting India to Hit Nawaz Sharif: Ex-CIA Expert

    Pakistan's powerful army and the ISI are using "terrorist brinkmanship" to threaten India and undermine their own Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to secure domestic gains against their civilian leaders, a former CIA analyst has said.

  • US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    US Heightens Embassy Security, Anticipating Report on CIA Interrogations

    The US State Department is increasing security at some American embassies in anticipation of the public release of a long-awaited Senate report detailing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques, US officials said on Tuesday.

  • CIA Interrogation Tactics Helped Get Osama Bin Laden: US Senator

    CIA Interrogation Tactics Helped Get Osama Bin Laden: US Senator

    Republicans on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release a report asserting the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques helped bring down Osama bin Laden and disrupt terrorist plots, the panel's top Republican said on Sunday.

  • CIA Director John Brennan Apologises to US Senate Leaders for Spying

    CIA Director John Brennan Apologises to US Senate Leaders for Spying

    CIA Director John Brennan is apologising to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his top investigator found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.

  • CIA Spied on US Senate, Internal Review Finds

    CIA Spied on US Senate, Internal Review Finds

    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its US Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.

  • CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    CIA Apologizes for Spying on US Senate

    The head of the CIA has apologized to US lawmakers after an investigation confirmed claims that his officers had "improperly" accessed Senate computers, the agency said on Thursday.

  • 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    'No American is proud' of CIA tactics: US State Department

    The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress...

  • Some in 'Torture' Report Denied Chance to Read it

    Some in 'Torture' Report Denied Chance to Read it

    About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after sig...

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