World | Andrew E. Kramer and Andrew Higgins, The New York Times | Monday April 14, 2014
The Ukrainian government on Sunday for the first time sent in its security services to confront armed pro-Russian militants in the country's east, defying warnings from Russia.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 13, 2014
President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to declassify a report on CIA interrogations that sparked a fierce public row between the spy agency and a top senator.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
CIA chief John Brennan flew to Pakistan last week for a clandestine meeting with army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss a possible military operation against militants in the country's northwest, a media report said today.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 27, 2013
US spy agency CIA Director John Brennan is launching a new campaign aimed at pressuring CIA officers to keep the intelligence agency's secrets secret, after a series of leaks to the media.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 25, 2013
The CIA prides itself on secrecy but the spy agency unveiled a revamped wesbite today that promises a user-friendly layout and a "sleeker, more modern web experience."
World | Charlie Savage and Peter Baker, The New York Times | Thursday May 23, 2013
President Barack Obama plans to open a new phase in the nation's long struggle with terrorism on Thursday by restricting the use of unmanned drone strikes that have been at the heart of his national security strategy and shifting control of them away...
World | Associated Press | Friday March 8, 2013
John Brennan has been sworn in as the director of the CIA, becoming the third key member of President Barack Obama's new national security team.
World | Reuters | Friday March 8, 2013
The US Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan as the Obama administration's next director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 7, 2013
A Republican senator seeking to block President Barack Obama's pick to lead the CIA over concerns about drone strikes on US soil completed a nearly 13-hour speaking filibuster early Thursday.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 7, 2013
Some of the toughest questioning of John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the CIA, may come from the president's fellow Democrats, not hostile Republicans, at his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday February 6, 2013
John Brennan, now President Barack Obama's nominee to be CIA director, sat quietly around a conference table at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Va., during briefings about the capture and waterboarding of key al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 30, 2013
John Brennan, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the CIA, had detailed, contemporaneous knowledge of the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" on captured terrorism suspects during an earlier stint as a top spy agency official, according t...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday January 8, 2013
President Barack Obama's pick of Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon faces rough going in the Senate as a handful of Republicans quickly announced their opposition to a former GOP colleague, and several skeptical Democrats reserved judgment until the nom...
World | Agence France Presse | Thursday January 17, 2013
John Brennan, who President Barack Obama is poised to pick to lead the CIA after the fall of David Petraeus, is an agency veteran who spent the last four years devising White House counterterrorism strategy.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 7, 2013
President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term national security team...
World | Associated Press | Monday January 7, 2013
President Barack Obama will nominate John Brennan as his next director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 3, 2012
The world will soon be able to read the last words of Osama bin Laden as he struggled to command the attention of his far-flung terror network.A selection of documents seized in last year's raid on bin Laden's house in Pakistan will be posted online ...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday April 30, 2012
The US does not plan to release images related to the covert raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan fearing that this might incite emotions, a top counter terrorism official has said ahead of the first death anniversary of the al-Qaeda chief. "...
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 18, 2012
A man stripped naked at Portland International Airport in a novel protest against US airport security screeners, amid growing public resentment over tough security checks in the country.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 30, 2011
Seeking "utter destruction" of Al Qaeda, the US has chalked out a strategy to disrupt, dismantle and ultimately defeat the terror network and its core leadership in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, where they have found a safe haven."We need to dismantle the core of Al Qaeda, its leadership in the t...