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  • 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 Joins Facebook, Twitter to 'More Directly Engage With the Public'

    CIA Joins Facebook, Twitter to 'More Directly Engage With the Public'

    CIA director John Brennan said the new accounts will help the agency "more directly engage with the public and provide information on CIA's mission, history and other developments."

  • Barack Obama pledges to declassify CIA interrogations report

    Barack Obama pledges to declassify CIA interrogations report

    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.

  • CIA chief John Brennan made clandestine visit to Pakistan: report

    CIA chief John Brennan made clandestine visit to Pakistan: report

    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.

  • Spy leaks: CIA chief John Brennan's new campaign to ensure secrecy

    Spy leaks: CIA chief John Brennan's new campaign to ensure secrecy

    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.

  • US spy agency CIA rolls out 'new and improved website'

    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."

  • Barack Obama plans shift on drone strikes and Guantanamo Bay

    Barack Obama plans shift on drone strikes and Guantanamo Bay

    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...

  • John Brennan sworn in as CIA chief

    John Brennan sworn in as CIA chief

    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.

  • US Senate approves John Brennan as new CIA director

    US Senate approves John Brennan as new CIA director

    The US Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan as the Obama administration's next director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

  • Senator Rand Paul's filibuster of CIA pick ends after 12 hours

    Senator Rand Paul's filibuster of CIA pick ends after 12 hours

    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.

  • Barack Obama's CIA nominee faces tough questions from Senate Democrats

    Barack Obama's CIA nominee faces tough questions from Senate Democrats

    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.

  • CIA director nominee John Brennan opposes harsh interrogation techniques

    CIA director nominee John Brennan opposes harsh interrogation techniques

    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.

  • CIA nominee had detailed knowledge of 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    CIA nominee had detailed knowledge of 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    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...

  • Barack Obama's defense pick faces rough going in Senate

    Barack Obama's defense pick faces rough going in Senate

    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...

  • Who is John Brennan?

    Who is John Brennan?

    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.

  • Barack Obama taps Chuck Hagel for Pentagon, John Brennan for CIA

    Barack Obama taps Chuck Hagel for Pentagon, John Brennan for CIA

    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...

  • Barack Obama to nominate John Brennan as CIA director

    Barack Obama to nominate John Brennan as CIA director

    President Barack Obama will nominate John Brennan as his next director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

  • Osama's last words to be posted online

    Osama's last words to be posted online

    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 ...

  • No need to release Osama pictures: US

    No need to release Osama pictures: US

    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. "...

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