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As a CIA agent, Haspel was involved in brutal interrogations of al Qaeda operatives as well as the destroying interrogation tapes of Osama Bin Laden's officers, Abu Zubaydah, according to Politico. She was later cleared by the CIA of any wrongdoing. Haspel — born in Ashland and a University of Louisville ...
Spies are just like the rest of us: Robots are gunning for their jobs too. According to a CNN report, today's CIA agents are more likely to be tracked electronically than tailed by real people. Worse, this surveillance is constant, since machines can work around the clock. And the threat of cyberspies is far from ...

Robots are gunning for human spy jobs too. A report Monday by The Next Web asserts that the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) has been exploring AI (artificial intelligence) for decades. Apparently the agency flagged the potential usefulness of automated, electronic spy-craft carried out by computers ...
Dawn Meyerriecks, the Agency's deputy director for technology development, recently told an audience at an intelligence conference in Florida the CIA was adapting to a new landscape where its primary adversary is a machine, not a foreign agent. Meyerriecks, speaking to CNN after the conference, said ...
CIA science & technology deputy director Dawn Meyerriecks says the agency faces a number of problems related to closed-circuit cameras, social media, smartphones and other wireless technology which have made it possible for its agents to get tracked by adversaries from behind a computer screen.
A British teenager who gained notoriety for hacking a number of high profile United States government employees including former CIA director John Brennan and former director of intelligence ... The group also published the contact information of more than 2,000 federal and local law enforcement agents.

I was then a covert CIA ops officer. Joe and I were subjected to years of character assassination. Libby was the only administration aide indicted in connection with the leak of my identity, but the special prosecutor on the case, Patrick Fitzgerald, noted "a cloud over the office of the vice president" at the trial's ...
Decorated ex-CIA agent Bob Baer outlines a terrifying relationship between Russia and Syria ... Former CIA agent stationed in Syria and the inspiration for the film Syriana, Bob Baer joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to analyze the future of hostilities in Syria and the scary tactics Russia uses to impose ...
“It's completely unacceptable for the CIA to declassify only material that's favourable to Gina Haspel, while at the same time stonewalling our efforts to declassify all documents related to her involvement in the torture programme,” Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said. “Senators and the public need to ...
President Donald Trump issued a pardon Friday to I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to ex-Vice President Dick Cheney who was convicted in the leak of a CIA operative's identity. Libby, Cheney's former chief of staff, was convicted of lying to investigators and obstruction of justice following the 2003 ...
An online hoax claiming a CIA agent admitted committing a series of assassinations including Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe has resurfaced. "Dying 78 year old CIA agent admits to killing Marilyn Monroe" read the headline on Science Vibe, a website that claims to share stories from scientific ...
Want to be a CIA agent? Here's how to become a spy. 8:11 AM ET Fri, 6 April 2018. CNBC's Kate Roger visits CIA headquarters to see what it takes to work for the storied spy agency. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
President Donald Trump's steadfast reluctance to say anything negative about Russia is so striking that a former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, once observed that Vladimir Putin manages Trump as if he were a Russian intelligence “asset.” He may be. But if I were a Russian citizen, I'd be ...
President Trump's steadfast reluctance to say anything negative about Russia is so striking that a former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, once observed that Vladimir Putin manages Trump as if he we were a Russian intelligence “asset.” He may be. But if I were a Russian citizen, I'd be ...
In my role as a television anchor, my team cautioned me not to say anything about Malala on air, because of the belief that she was a CIA agent. I met Malala Yousafzai for the first time in November 2015. The family had invited me over for dinner. My daughters, who never accompany me to any of my official ...
The “Southern belle” from Mount Dora was in an undisclosed Middle Eastern city working undercover as a CIA agent when a man stopped in front of her car and exposed himself. “That morphed into a really dangerous situation as the local men were trying to figure out what was eliciting this outburst,” said ...
'The Jimmy Dore Show' discusses this article from the International Committee of the Fourth International's World Socialist Website reporting that out of 102 competitive Democratic Congressional primaries in 2018, "44 involve candidates with a military-intelligence or State Department background, with 11 ...

The CIA report (PDF), dated April 29, 1953 was originally discovered by Kalashnikov Media and picked up by The Firearm Blog. The report was made by a CIA agent who had unusually good access to the previously unknown weapon, particularly given the level of secrecy around it. The agent's identity and ...
From 2003 to 2005, Haspel was chief of staff to the CIA director of clandestine operations, Jose Rodriguez. In his 2013 memoir, "Hard Measures," Rodriguez described how Haspel directed agents to use an industrial strength shredder in 2005 to destroy videotapes of CIA interrogations conducted at black ...
The cauldron that is the Russia scandal and its related tendrils -- including possible money laundering and likely obstruction of justice -- has boiled over. In recent weeks it has been revealed that Robert Mueller is investigating a secret meeting between Trump ally Erik Prince and a Russian contact in the ...
Between that problem and the reality that he can't share his secret identity with a potential love interest, the 30-something tech-wizard is about ready to hang up his CIA agent towel and do something else with his life by the climax. Though by the end of the episode, the audience finds out Joe Turner's ...
Take the case of Humam al-Balawi, the Jordanian double agent who set up a meeting with his CIA handlers in December 2009 to brief them on a supposed intelligence breakthrough. Balawi, a doctor, claimed to have been appointed as the personal physician to Osama Bin Laden's right-hand man, the ...
CIA agents in the movies soon became heroes working for a highly moral organization desperately needed in the world. The 1990s saw the birth of the Tom Clancy film franchise, with Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck portraying intrepid CIA agent Jack Ryan. Since 9/11, the CIA has worked ...
As Rossini told Newsweek in January 2015, he and another FBI agent discovered that the CIA knew that two of the future hijackers were already in the U.S. But the agency kept that information from the FBI, possibly in hopes of recruiting the terrorists as double agents. Newsweek spoke with Rossini, now ...
Jeff Daniels' FBI special agent John O'Neill is pitted against his counterpart at the CIA, analyst Martin Schmidt, played by a terrific Peter Sarsgaard, who uses the same brittle nerves of his put-upon editor Charles Lane in 2003's journalism drama Shattered Glass. Both send agents around the globe, fighting ...
Part of the story's appeal, no doubt, is that its heroine, Dominika, is a "Sparrow," a Russian agent trained in seducing civilians and foreign agents to elicit information (a real program that the USSR operated in the '60s and '70s). Another draw is that its author was once a CIA clandestine services officer ...
And how on earth, in the history of the entire everything, does a white American CIA agent wind up being the character doing good for a people in Africa, when ... While Ross' introducing in Civil War promotes him in the CIA from the State Department, gives him pilot training, and a generally more impressive ...
Despite his defeat, the former CIA agent is still pushing hard for change in the country. He is one of the founders of Stand Up Republic, a community that is aimed to protect democratic values, norms and institutions in America. NBC News BETTER sat down with McMullin at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit ...
"We had money bags and sent them to select politicians to cover their expenses," former CIA agent F. Mark Wyatt admitted in a 1996 interview. "I assume they're doing a lot of the old stuff, because, you know, it never changes,” said William J. Daugherty, who worked for the C.I.A. from 1979 to 1996 and at ...
It's a question many are asking in the wake of the Valentine's Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead on Wednesday: When is enough going to be enough? For Phillip Mudd, a former CIA agent and FBI deputy director who now serves as a CNN counterterrorism analyst, that time ...
In a story worthy of a John le Carre novel that included secret USB-drive handovers in a small Berlin bar and coded messages delivered over the National Security Agency's Twitter account, CIA agents spent much of last year trying to buy back from the Russians hacking programs stolen from the NSA, the ...
Step two: dropping the bomb that she used to be in the CIA, before news broke. “I had concerns my girls would be at school and kids would say, 'Oh, your mom was the “spy,'” she says. It is a point of interest on the trail: “Women—men too, but especially women—hear my background and say, 'That's badass ...
The notion that some people might not identify as Russophobic is apparently so perplexing to former CIA agent John Sipher, that he felt the need to put the question to Twitter. Then he felt the need for some backtracking. “How can one not be a Russophobe?” the former spy, who once worked as the CIA's ...
But while military textbooks attribute the campaign's success to careful planning and coordination, an ability to improvise, superior personnel, air supremacy, and the deployment of overwhelming force, less commonly acknowledged is the role of a minuscule advance team made up of CIA special activities ...
In the new film Red Sparrow, a CIA officer walks alone in Moscow's Gorky Park. There's a hand-off — a brush pass in the darkness with a Russian agent. Then all goes wrong: Police lights flash, gunshots ring. The CIA officer runs for his life straight to the gates of the American Embassy. Jennifer Lawrence ...
But now, foreign spies often don't need to bother because technology can do it for them, said Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director of the CIA's science and technology division. Digital surveillance, including closed-circuit television and wireless infrastructure, in about 30 countries is so good that physical ...
Description: MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui is joined by former intelligence officers and legal analysts to debate whether the former FBI director's memos align with public statements and if it bolsters Comey's credibility. David Priess, a former CIA agent, believes that the most important takeaway from these ...
Last week CIA Director Mike Pompeo cited the “remarkable creativity” by U.S. agents that led to stopping some shipments to North Korea. “We have officers all round the world working diligently to make sure we do everything we can to support the U.S. pressure campaign to tighten the sanctions,” he told a ...
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 ...
Jeffrey Sterling, the former CIA agent convicted under the Espionage Act for talking to a New York Times reporter, has been released from prison after serving more than two years of his 42-month sentence, and is now in a halfway house. Sterling's case drew nationwide attention because the Obama-era ...
He eventually ended up working for Christie's, the international auction house. When agents searched Lee's hotel rooms in 2012, they found notebooks with the names of covert CIA sources, according to court documents. But not all of the agent arrests and deaths could be linked to information possessed ...
Lee's indictment said that in 2012, FBI agents had secretly examined his luggage while he was traveling. They found two notebooks jammed with classified information, including the identities of CIA covert agents and assets, notes from their meetings, locations of covert facilities, and phone numbers.
When the C.I.A. noticed in late 2010 that its spies were disappearing, suspicion did not immediately turn to Mr. Lee, according to current and former officials. But as fears of a mole grew, the government set up a secret task force of C.I.A. officers and F.B.I. agents. A veteran F.B.I. counterintelligence agent, ...
Talking with WFPK's Kyle Meredith, Moby cited “active and former CIA agents” who were “truly concerned” about Trump's collusion with Russia. “They were like, 'This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,'” he said. “So they passed on some ...
Documents Reveal the Complex Legacy of James Angleton, CIA Counterintelligence Chief and Godfather of Mass Surveillance ..... in the 1960s. He would have searched long and hard for “moles,” the agent or agents inside the U.S. intelligence community who helped the Russians advance their schemes.
A CIA veteran said the bombshell report that former Trump aide George Papadopoulos drunkenly boasted to an Australian diplomat that the Trump campaign had dirt on Hillary Clinton appears to have been leaked as a warning shot to the administration. Appearing on on MSNBC Sunday morning, former ...
Former CIA agent John Sipher told MSNBC on Saturday that President Donald Trump and his Fox News enablers are functioning like Iranian government propagandists in their desire to create straw man enemies against which to pitch their base. Regarding Trump's attacks on the FBI, Sipher said, “I find ...
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 ...
According to a recent report in the US Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, the UAE has gone about recruiting former CIA intelligence officers in a bid to create its own "spy empire". Training is ongoing at two locations in and around Abu Dhabi. One is a villa near the northeastern Zayed Port, and the second at a ...
Fuller has denied any involvement in the failed putsch, and says it's improbable that the CIA had anything to do with it. Two events are thought to have attracted the ire of Turkey's government: in 2006, Fuller wrote a letter as a private citizen supporting Fethullah Gulen's Green Card application in the U.S. ...


 

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