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 Former CIA agent John Kiriakou

John Kiriakou is a former CIA analyst and case officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and former counter-terrorism consultant for ABC News, blogger for Huffington Post, and author.


He is notable as the first official within the U.S. government to confirm the use of waterboarding of al-Qaeda prisoners as an interrogation technique, which he described as torture.

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On today's episode of Loud & Clear, John Kiriakou and Walter Smolarek and Nicole Roussell (sitting in for Brian Becker) are joined by Ali Abunimah, the co-founder of The Electronic Intifada and author of the book The Battle for Justice in Palestine and journalist and filmmaker Dan Cohen.
"FARA was designed to formally label Nazi agitators as members of the German government so that their actions could be tracked and that their influence on America could be better understood," Van Buren told show host John Kiriakou. "Fast forward to 2018, the American government is now ... Washington, DC

Opposition Grows to CIA Nominee Haspel Ahead of Confirmation Battle. Loud & Clear. 10:45 29.03.2018 (updated 11:20 29.03.2018) Get short URL. Brian Becker, John Kiriakou · 0 10. On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Walter Smolarek (filling in for Brian Becker) and John Kiriakou are joined by Jeremy ...
That's a phony spin on the whole thing. South Korea is a template for negotiating other existing free trade agreements with NAFTA and Europe," Rasmus told hosts John Kiriakou and Walter Smolarek. South Korea has agreed to double the cars each US automaker can export annually to South Korea ... Korea
But somebody like John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the CIA torture program, ends up going to prison. Then there is the case of James Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence. Earlier this month, the statute of limitations ran out on him lying to Congress under oath about the mass collection ... Korea
John Kiriakou, a former CIA case officer who left the agency in disgrace after he was caught passing classified information to reporters and disclosing the identity of an undercover CIA agent (he served two years in jail for it, starting in 2013), claimed in a piece for a far-left blog that Haspel was known to him ... Korea

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Medea Benjamin, the co-founder of Code Pink and author of the book “Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U. S.-Saudi Connection” and Catherine Shakdam, a political commentator and the author of “A Tale Of Grand ... Korea
In response to "I went to prison for disclosing the CIA's torture," by John Kiriakou (March 18, Perspective). Great article and a lot of factual information. However, Mr. Kiriakou forgot to explain how we will obtain information from a detainee who is determined to kill as many Americans as he can. Explain which ... Korea
"I think the young people have done something extraordinary and I hope this is a moment of real learning for them on what they're up against when they stand up to power," Ayers told hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker. "Their demands go far beyond gun control," he noted. "This didn't come out of the ... Korea
According to John Kiriakou, a 15-year CIA veteran, and the whistleblower on the CIA covert torture operation, Gina Haspel is the “godmother of the torture program.” Regarding ProPublica's correction of the record of her involvement, Kiriakou says that while she may not have actually overseen the torture of ... Korea
And we can still hear former CIA officer John Kiriakou say: “We did call her Bloody Gina. Gina was always very quick and very willing to use force. Gina and people like Gina did it, I think, because they enjoyed doing it. They tortured just for the sake of torture, not for the sake of gathering information.”. Korea
By John Kiriakou | For The Washington Post • 14h ago. Commentary: United Utah Party caucus meetings are a non-extreme choice. By Richard Davis | For The Tribune • 16h ago. Catherine Rampell: Get ready. Republicans want to cut taxes again. By Catherine Rampell | The Washington Post • 17h ago. Korea
Speaking with Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear, Porter told show hosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou that the idea of the US "sprinting" to war with Iran if Bolton replaced McMaster is "hyperbolic," but that he ultimately understood the logic of the fear. "I think it's a bit hyperbolic, but I understand the logic of it ... Korea
Evaluating The Potential New CIA Director If confirmed, Gina Haspel will replace Mike Pompeo as CIA director. NPR's Scott Simon talks to a Haspel critic, former CIA counterterrorism officer John Kiriakou. NPR logo Evaluating The Potential New CIA Director ... Korea
Former CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou personally knew CIA director nominee Gina Haspel when he worked at the CIA. But their careers have taken very different paths over the past decade. Haspel, who was directly involved in torture at a secret CIA prison in Thailand, has been promoted to ... Korea
Last year, WhoWhatWhy's Jeff Schechtman interviewed John Kiriakou, the whistleblower who first exposed the agency's complicity in torture — and served 23 months in federal prison for it. In this podcast, Kiriakou describes the “merciless” torture of Abu Zubaydah at a secret CIA prison run by Haspel. Korea
11, 2001, terror attacks, said John Kiriakou, a 15-year CIA officer who blew the whistle on the intelligence agency's torture methods, earning him nearly two years of federal prison time. Kiriakou, a New Castle High School graduate and now a public speaker and anti-torture advocate, spoke to Slippery Rock ... Korea

SLIPPERY ROCK — Former CIA counterterrorism operative John Kiriakou will discuss the repercussions he faced after becoming an anti-torture whistleblower at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at Swope Music Hall, Slippery Rock University. Kiriakou, formerly of New Castle, will speak on “Saying No to Torture and the Price ... Korea
Author and former CIA officer John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the U.S. government's use of torture to gather intelligence, will speak at Slippery ... SRU's Department of Criminology and Security Studies and the Frederick Douglas Institute are hosting John Kiriakou for a lecture titled “Saying No to ... Korea
SLIPPERY ROCK — Former CIA counterterrorism operative John Kiriakou will discuss the repercussions he faced after becoming an anti-torture whistleblower at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in Swope Music Hall at Slippery Rock University. Kiriakou, formerly of New Castle, will speak on “Saying No to Torture and the ... Korea
SLIPPERY ROCK — Former CIA officer John Kiriakou blew the whistle on the United States intelligence community's use of waterboarding to collect information. Now, he is sharing his message and insider stories with Slippery Rock University at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in Swope Music Hall. In 2007, Kiriakou told ... Korea
John Kiriakou, a former CIA counterterrorism officer and senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote in The Washington Post: "Putting Haspel in charge of the CIA would undo attempts by the agency -- and the nation -- to repudiate torture. "The message this sends to the CIA ... Korea
Again and Again: Nearly 300 Mass School Shootings in US Since 2013. Loud & Clear. 10:00 15.02.2018 (updated 11:25 15.02.2018) Get short URL. Brian Becker, John Kiriakou · 0 0 0. On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Andrew Patrick, media director of Coalition to Stop Gun ... Korea
Brian Becker and John Kiriakou of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear interviewed three guests on the testimony: Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, a feminist progressive grassroots organization; Bill Binney, a famous whistleblower who spent 30 years with the National Security Agency (NSA) before ... Korea
... of which might have even voted for Trump, in order to toss more money to military contractors. Speaking to Sputnik Radio's Loud & Clear, financial policy analyst Daniel Sankey told show hosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou that Trump's plans are going to leave the US in a financial mess down the road. Korea
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Jana Nakhal, an independent researcher and a member of the Central Committee of Lebanese Communist Party, and Dan Cohen, a journalist and filmmaker. Korea
Stock Market Plunges While Congress Tries to Keep Government Afloat. Loud & Clear. 11:40 09.02.2018 (updated 13:02 09.02.2018) Get short URL. Brian Becker, John Kiriakou · 120. On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Dean Baker, the co-director of the Center for Economic ... Korea
Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear cohosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou were joined by Ali Abunimah, author and co-founder of the pro-Palestinian news outlet The Electronic Intifada, who was once described by progressive newspaper The Forward as "the leading American proponent of a one-state solution ... Korea
Speaking to Sputnik Radio's Loud & Clear, Kelly told show hosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou that Trump's parade interests puts an end to solving more important issues that the US is facing. "I think that Donald Trump has certainly embraced militarism in a way that crowds out any possibility of solving ... Korea
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Non-Violence, and Dr. Peter Kuznick, a Professor of History and Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University and the co-author with Oliver Stone of “The ... Korea
John Kiriakou had been an agent for the CIA for 14 years and left the Agency in 2004. He is also associated with Hollywood, having worked as an advisor in the movie industry. Speaking at a recent (1) World Beyond War event, the former CIA agent blew the whistle on how the Intelligence Agency provides ... Korea
With 1,000 missiles, or even several hundred, the idea was that they could totally eliminate our ability to retaliate, and they could launch a first strike in which there would really be no retaliation against the Soviet Union," Ellsberg explained to Loud & Clear hosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou. "The reality ... Korea
Will Trump Shutdown the Gov't or Provide Relief to Immigrant "Dreamers"? Loud & Clear. 11:00 19.01.2018 (updated 11:41 19.01.2018) Get short URL. Brian Becker, John Kiriakou · 0 0 0. On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Brent Wilkes, the national executive director of the ... Korea
Examples include former CIA Clandestine Service director Jose Rodriguez, author of “Hard Measures,” whom Connell said he already contacted; former agent John Kiriakou, author of “The Reluctant Spy;” and psychologist James Mitchell, a former CIA contractor who waterboarded Black Site captives, ... Korea
Iconoclastic former Breitbart chief editor and former White House senior adviser Steve Bannon refused to answer questions before the House Intelligence Committee and has been subpoenaed to testify before Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury. Bannon has opted to be ... Korea
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent who in 2002 was named Time Magazine person of the year along with two other whistleblowers, joins the show. Korea
Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker praised American whistleblower Chelsea Manning on her decision to run for US Senate, calling it “a remarkably strong and brave, defiant message.” "We don't need to be a lobby for the Democrats or the Republicans. We, the people ... Korea
Brian Becker and John Kiriakou, hosts of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear, unveiled the specifics and history of FISA with the help of two guests: William Binney, a famous whistleblower who spent 30 years with the National Security Agency (NSA) before leaving the agency over what he has described as its ... Korea
Donald Trump has not only continued his predecessor's crackdown on whistleblowers, but ramped up the effort, John Kiriakou told RT. He said Julian Assange should sit tight unless he wants to end up in a US jail. Hopes that WikiLeaks co-founder Assange will be able to walk free from the Ecuadorian ... Korea
'You Are a Criminal!' All Factions in Washington Accuse the Others. Loud & Clear. 16:57 06.01.2018 (updated 16:58 06.01.2018) Get short URL. Brian Becker, John Kiriakou · 0 10. On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Coleen Rowley, whistleblower and former FBI special agent ... Korea
Sessions recused himself in March 2017, and it has been well reported since May that Trump was infuriated with Sessions as a result. At one point, Sessions even reportedly offered to resign from his post, a resignation that Trump refused to accept. Brian Becker and John Kiriakou on Radio Sputnik's Loud ... Korea
... accused the Iranians in 2010 of subjecting his family members to beatings and severe mistreatment. Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan of Radio Sputnik's Fault Lines spoke to John Kiriakou, a CIA agent-turned-whistleblower who helped reveal the CIA's torture program to the American public in 2007. Korea
The law carries stiff penalties and no room for a public-interest defense, and historically was used to target spies, with only three pre-Obama cases against press sources. Former CIA operative John Kiriakou, one of the press contacts hit with Espionage Act charges under Obama, said he's hopeful that the ... Korea
Brian Becker and John Kiriakou of Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear program spoke to Gareth Porter, an award-winning American investigative journalist, ... in particularly the Trump administration, but it applies pretty broadly to other administrations as well," Porter told hosts Brian Becker and John Kiriakou. Korea
John Kiriakou, CIA Officer in Torture Leak Case, Injured in Serious Traffic Accident. By Jeff Stein On 10/6/17 at 3:18 PM. Kiriakou Ex-CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou plowed into a car in Washington, D.C., earlier this week and suffered broken ribs, a fractured clavicle and lumbar spine damage, according to his attorney. Korea
Civil liberties groups criticized Sessions's remarks. Ben Wizner of the ACLU said, “A crackdown on leaks is a crackdown on the free press and on democracy as a whole.” We speak with John Kiriakou, the former CIA analyst who exposed the Bush-era torture program and became the only official jailed in ... Korea
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Sure. I blew the whistle on the CIA's torture program in December of 2007. The FBI investigated me for a full year and then determined that I had not committed a crime, and they closed the case against me. But when President Obama was inaugurated, the CIA asked him to secretly reopen ... Korea
John Kiriakou: The ex-CIA officer turned whistle-blower ... He was later sentenced to 30 months in prison [Photo courtesy of John Kiriakou]. For 14 years, John Kiriakou worked as an analyst and case officer for the CIA, leading the team that captured senior al-Qaeda member Abu Zubaydah in Pakistan in ... Korea
Chelsea Manning exposed evidence of crimes against humanity, and as such she should be celebrated, not criticized, ex-CIA analyst John Kiriakou says. However, political commentator John Griffing argues Manning is a traitor. Former whistleblower and US Army soldier Chelsea Manning confirmed on ... Korea
Today on Flashpoints: Julian Assange: Countdown to Freedom, season 2. We continue our collaboration between Live on the Fly with Randy Credico and Flashpoints. On the show today we'll be Joined by Social activist, Christine Assange, Julian Assange's proud and militant mom. Mrs. Assange will join ... Korea


 

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