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Seattle (AP) -- Stansfield A. Turner, who served as CIA director under President Jimmy Carter and oversaw reforms at the agency after the Senate ... navy veteran, Turner commanded NATO's forces in southern Europe from 1975 to 1977 before being chosen to direct the Central Intelligence Agency.
WASHINGTON -- Jerry Chun Shing Lee, the former C.I.A. officer arrested this week in New York, had repeated contacts with Chinese intelligence, both on an official basis while working for the agency in Beijing and afterward under circumstances his business associates found deeply suspicious, according ...
One of the more fascinating revelations in the Central Intelligence Agency's archives is the fact that, on two separate occasions, the Agency has had the White House bury time capsules of CIA materials in the walls of their buildings. The first box was jokingly referred to by Director Allen Dulles as containing ...
(CNN) If you were in Michigan last night and saw the sky light up, don't worry. It wasn't aliens, just a "likely" meteor. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) ...
You should doubt Moby's claims about what his "CIA friends" told him concerning President Trump. The singer's latest comments came in an interview last Friday with Kentucky radio station WFPK, in which Moby clarified a facebook post from February 2017. In that earlier Facebook post, Moby asserted that ...

The firm, Aero contractors, was the CIA front company that operated the Gulfstream business jet that delivered Mohamed to a secret prison in Morocco to be tortured. Though few government officials supported such an investigation, she wrote, the group pledged "to work toward true transparency and ...
David Greene talks to Adam Goldman of The New York Times who broke the story about a former CIA officer who has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the ...
It was one of the U.S. intelligence service's worst failures in years: China dismantled American spying operations and killed or imprisoned more than a dozen C.I.A. informants since 2010. Now, an American is suspected of having helped Beijing by identifying informants. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, who left the ...
After an ex-CIA agent was arrested for allegedly giving confidential information to Chinese authorities, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dennis Wilder, former CIA deputy assistant director for the region, about what it means for intelligence gathering in China. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email ...
Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, kept a low profile in the former British colony, where he lived for most of the time since leaving the CIA in 2007. He was largely unknown in security and intelligence circles in the city and avoided leaving a digital footprint. Those who had heard of him before his arrest on Tuesday ...
It's being called one of the worst U.S. intelligence failures in years: More than a dozen C.I.A. informants in China have been killed or arrested since 2010, ... Intelligence officials fear the case could represent a troubling pattern of China targeting former C.I.A. employees, an easier task than trying to recruit ...
WASHINGTON -- Face to face with a former C.I.A. officer in 2013, federal agents took a calculated risk. They did not confront him about the classified information they had found in his luggage. And they did not ask what they most wanted to know: whether he was a spy for China. It was a life-or-death call.
A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at a New York airport Monday night and accused of keeping notebooks filled with detailed information about undercover agents and assets after he left his job. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, also known as "Zhen Cheng Li," 53, is charged with unlawful ...
Is it just us, or does nothing make any sense since Donald Trump was elected POTUS? With each passing day, life in Trump's America feels more and more like the world's worst reality show, complete with surprising twists, over-the-top characters, and really (really) bad spray tans. But no storyline (at least ...
The CIA concluded that Russian military hackers were responsible for a cyberattack that disabled computers in Ukraine last year, The Washington Post's Ellen Nakashima reports, citing U.S. intelligence offiCIAls referencing a classified report. Why it matters: Experts believe Russia is using Ukraine as a ...
Pakistan's intelligence service went "all-in" against certain terrorists, like al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban, while continuing to support the Afghan Taliban, the Haqqanis, and anti-India jihadis. On at least two occasions, the former acting C.I.A. director Michael Morell flew to Pakistan with a list of militants ...

In fact, they show scenes you once weren't supposed to see -- offiCIAl CIA paintings of past spy missions. They include a depiction of a spy with a rifle shooting down an airplane from a helicopter, and images of two missions in which planes tried to snatch agents off the ground without landing. There wasn't ...
Brennan was director of CIA from 2013 to 2017 and assistant to the president for Homeland security. During his first stint at CIA (1980-2005), he was the daily intelligence briefer to President Bill Clinton, chief of station in the Middle East, deputy executive director, and the first director of the National ...
Former CIA Director John Brennan · John Owen BrennanBrennan: Trump called us hacks to delegitimize intelligence report CIA remains concerned about Europe's ability to track terrorists CIA Director: Istanbul-style attack possible in US MORE said Thursday that Lady Liberty is "weeping" over President ...
The CIA in 1959 played a key role in setting up Jordan's King Hussein with Jewish Hollywood actress Susan Cabot, with whom he would later father a child, according to new files. Documents made public show that the agency sought to please the Middle Eastern monarch by setting him up with women ...
Wormwood review - LSD, the CIA and the mysterious death of an army scientist. Frank Olson plunged from a 10th ... Twenty years after his dad's death, he sees in a newspaper that the CIA had been conducting experiments with LSD and that his father had been one of the subjects. Suicide begins to look ...
CIA director Mike Pompeo said President Trump is an "avid consumer" of the information provided to him by the CIA in his daily intelligence briefings. During an interview with "Fox News Sunday," Pompeo fired back at a controversial new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, which claimed a ...
President Donald Trump's chief policy adviser and a top intelligence offiCIAl denounced an unflattering new book Sunday that has renewed questions about the commander in chief's fitness for office. White House aide Stephen Miller, in a combative television appearance, described the book as "nothing but ...
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump's tweets to Kim Jong-un keep the North Korean leader 'on his toes'. Updated Updated 1 min ago. US president Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's has kept Kim "on his toes" ...
When the CIA director was asked what he would say in a psychological profile of a world leader who calls himself a "very stable genius," he said would not dignify the question with a response. Pompeo added: "We're keeping America safe, and President Trump is completely capable of working alongside of ...
A new record high for the stock market and warming relations between North and South Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics were sidelined this week by startling revelations of a dysfunctional White House in Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House." The book has rattled ...
The CIA is not a domestic investigatory body, according to the 1947 National Security Act establishing the agency. It deals only in matters of foreign intelligence, so an investigation into persons inside the United States would likely be handled by the FBI or more local authorities. scam phone calls involving ...
UPDATED | The CIA has teamed up with Israel and Saudi Arabia to spark the protests that have rocked Iran over the past week, Iran's prosecutor general said Thursday. Speaking to the state-run news agency IRNA news, Iranian prosecutor Mohammad Jafar Montazeri alleged that a CIA agent is organizing ...
Speaking at the annual Reagan National Defense Forum, CIA director Mike Pompeo recently disclosed that he sent a direct communication to Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, the longtime commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard's Quds Force division responsible for Iran's overseas ...
It was 11 years ago today that Saddam Hussein was executed after the Iraqi Special Tribunal had convicted him of crimes against humanity - specifically for the murder of 148 Iraq Shi'ites in the town of Dujail in 1982, which was retribution after an assassination attempt against him. Now, thanks to the ...
John Sipher, a former officer in the CIA's Senior intelligence Service, blasted President Trump · Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for 'serious case of amnesia' after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior ...
After the attacks of 9/11, the first American killed in the war in Afghanistan was CIA officer Johnny Micheal Spann. He was attacked by Taliban fighters who supposedly had surrendered. The Marine-turned-CIA-operations officer was able to warn a CIA colleague of the danger before he gave his own life.
In the wake of this, an old CIA document has recently kicked up some discussion online--it seems that, in addition to engaging in government-funded UFO hunting efforts, the Central Intelligence Agency has also been giving advice to amateur photographers who think that they can snap a photo of a flying ...
It was the 1970s, the Cold War was in full swing, and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's Office of Research and Development had developed a miniaturized listening device. But they didn't have a good way to maneuver the device into place without raising suspicions. After scrapping the idea of a ...
Nada Bakos, who joined the manhunt team on Season 3 of HISTORY's Hunting Hitler, is a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst and targeting officer who joined the CIA in 2000 and began to study illicit finance networks, with a focus on North Korea. But after the September 11 attacks in 2001, she ...
The Emirati recruits also train at another site about 30 minutes outside downtown Abu Dhabi called "The Academy" -- complete with gun ranges, barracks, and driving courses -- reminiscent of the CIA's "farm" at Camp Peary, a training facility located in southeastern Virginia. The details of the training are ...
Moscow -- President Vladimir V. Putin called President Trump on Sunday to thank him for the work of the Central Intelligence Agency in helping prevent an Islamic State attack in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg. In rare words of praise for the C.I.A., Mr. Putin said the agency had provided ...
WASHINGTON -- The first time Donald J. Trump met Senator Tom Cotton, in summer 2015, the two commiserated over their shared hatred of the nuclear deal that President Barack Obama had just struck with Iran. Mr. Trump, at the time a presidential candidate who knew little about national security, ...
CIA Director Mike Pompeo defended President Donald Trump's fitness for office amid scrutiny over the president's mental stability. Pompeo said Trump avidly consumes briefings from the Intelligence Community, but admitted to reformatting them into a more visual style. Trump has long defended his ...
veteran CIA officer Cleveland Cram was nearing the end of his career in 1978, when his superiors in the agency's directorate of operations handed him a sensitive assignment: Write a history of the agency's Counterintelligence Staff. Cram, then 61, was well qualified for the task. He had a master's and ...
But for others there's a quarterly journal called Studies in intelligence, published by the Central Intelligence Agency. "Every profession has its own literature," Andres Vaart, the publication's editor, said the other day. Since 1955, when it began, intelligence officers have filled its pages with analyses of old spy ...
Michael Morell, former acting head of the CIA, became a political animal in August 2016 when he endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. This month, he came to grips with the consequences of that decision -- that it might have played into President Donald Trump's distrust of the Intelligence Community.
A former CIA adviser denied a Politico report in a series of tweets on Tuesday, calling it "a grand conspiracy led by Hezbollah." According to the Monday report, the Obama administration thwarted a covert operation against the militant Lebanese group in order to save the Iran nuclear deal. In a tweet, Brian ...
He's eighty years old, American, and has for 15 years been living a quiet life in British Columbia, teaching sporadically at Simon Fraser and Quest University. He likes mountain biking and is a member of a writers' group in his tight-knit community just outside of Vancouver. He is also a former agent and vice ...
The Bolsheviks were wrong about everything except the need to defeat (real) fascism, and the necessity for firm control of the Cheka, the secret police. Michael Morell, the former Acting Director of the CIA, recently confessed that maybe it was a mistake for himself, the former chief of the CIA and NSA, Gen.
First, Trump saw a former CIA director (Morell) and former director of the National Security Agency (Michael Hayden) criticizing him and his policies. Then he became the GOP nominee and received his first intelligence briefing. Within 48 hours, there were leaks criticizing Trump's national security adviser ...
Moscow -- President Vladimir V. Putin called President Trump on Sunday to thank him for the work of the Central Intelligence Agency in helping prevent an Islamic State attack in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg. In rare words of praise for the C.I.A., Mr. Putin said the agency had provided ...
After four months of vigorous training, Nicole, Indigo, and Freya have all passed their certification requirements to join the agency. The dogs are required to pass two certifications from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms as well as the United States police Canine AssoCIAtion. Passing of the tests ...
In the "reality in stranger than fiction" files no story may be more surreal and unbelievable than the CIA's MK-ULTRA mind control experiments. The American government's effort into LSD, mind control and many other nefarious, arguably supernatural endeavors has made for a good backdrop for many a ...


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