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  • Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That CIA and the Islamic State Are United

    Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That CIA and the Islamic State Are United

    The United States has conducted an escalating campaign of deadly airstrikes against the extremists of the Islamic State for more than a month. But that appears to have done little to tamp down the conspiracy theories still circulating from the street...

  • 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...

  • Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    Obama Speaks with Angela Merkel After Spy Row: US Official

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday spoke to Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time since a row over US spying prompted Germany to turf out the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) station chief in Berlin.

  • Angela Merkel Laments Breakdown of Trust in US Spy Row

    Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented on Saturday the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.

  • Germany Eyes Overhauled US Partnership In Talks On Spy Row

    Germany Eyes Overhauled US Partnership In Talks On Spy Row

    Germany's foreign minister said on Friday he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin's expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.

  • United States Officers Say No 'Stand-Down Order' for Benghazi

    United States Officers Say No 'Stand-Down Order' for Benghazi

    Military officers testified that there was no "stand-down order" that held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, undercutting the cont...

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