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Another example of poor tradecraft exposing networks of intelligence officers can be found following the reported CIA's 2003 operation to abduct an ... "The commonalities for the operations that have been exposed are tradecraft errors and those who were involved in those operations probably were not as ...

They want the current denigration and punishments of Russia to continue, perhaps influencing Russia's upcoming national election and undermining Russia's hosting of the football World Cup this summer. One such group is the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The CIA has a long history of big and ...
Ben Norton is a producer and reporter for The Real News. His work focuses primarily on U.S. foreign policy, the Middle East, media criticism, and movements for economic and social justice. Ben Norton was previously a staff writer at Salon and AlterNet. You can find him on twitter at @BenjaminNorton.

By August 1960, the CIA's top leaders had launched their plan to get rid of the pesky young Castro, according to a 1967 inspector general's report stamped ... RFK asked the spy agency to let him know in advance "if you ever try to do business with organized crime again"--but let the CIA operation proceed, ...
The United States "absolutely" has carried out such election influence operations historically, he said, "and I hope we keep doing it. ... in the 1970s investigating the C.I.A. as a staff member of the Senate's Church Committee, says Russia's 2016 operation was simply the cyber-age version of standard United ...
But the missiles and code books were never found. The CIA official history asserts that the operation was one of the greatest intelligence coups of the Cold War, but it had cost vast sums and questions immediately arose about its value. A year later, the sensational details became public and plans to recover ...
The woman who answered confirmed that the letter was from the Central Intelligence Agency. When I declined the ... Jason Matthews, who retired as a C.I.A. operations officer, has just completed a best-selling trilogy of spy novels, and a movie based on his first book, "Red Sparrow," is about to debut.
Now with the Trump Administration in the White House, Nicaragua's relationship with the U.S. remains to be seen especially after they voted against Trump and Netanyahu's plan to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. The history of the U.S. government intervening in Nicaragua since 1912 followed by a ...
In February 2018, just after a deadly plane crash in Russia, conspiracy theorists seized on a name among the rosters of those killed to claim that one of them was an executive at Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom; they further speculated that the incident was a CIA operation designed to silence individuals ...
That not-quite-enthusiastic endorsement opens the door to revisit classic claims made about the 70-year old Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). ... In the CIA's hacking of Congress during the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of the agency's detention and interrogation program, there have been ...
Hence, in 1966 the CIA acquired Soviet antiaircraft weapons supplied to Ghana, which then offered them to the United States (likewise, the Soviets probably got a look at the F-14 and other American weapons supplied to Iran after the Islamic revolution took power). The problem with intelligence operations ...
The CIA, which is now headed by a Trump loyalist, CIA director Mike Pompeo, has at times been reluctant to stay involved in the operation, apparently ... communicated again with the Russians when the NSA tweeted:"This week in history, Robert Lamphere began working on the Verona program in 1948.".
Illuminated lettering on the facade of CIA at Copia, the Napa food, wine and fine arts center owned by the Culinary Institute of America, will be installed ... temporary banners that have been hung at the center since its reopening, according to Thomas Bensel, manager of the institute's California operations.
For a decade after 9/11, Michele Assad served as a CIA counterterrorism officer in cities around the Middle East. In her ... After college they married and moved to Washington, D.C. Both joined the CIA's Directorate of Operations after Michele Assad completed her master's degree at Georgetown University.

... along with many other allies and rivals of President Mahmoud Abbas, in a large-scale CIA-backed wiretapping operation. Allegations of continued intelligence-sharing with the United States could prove embarrassing for Abbas who has been on a political collision course with Washington since President ...
Congressional watchdogs want an explanation from the FBI and CIA about whether they bungled the case of a former CIA officer long suspected of betraying .... Lee's covert operations experience, his U.S. Army service and his purported liaison work with Chinese intelligence all made him perfect for the ...
"Possibilities of blowback against the United States should always be in the back of the minds of all CIA officers involved in this type of operation," noted an internal CIA lessons-learned report on Mossadegh's fall in 1954. "Few, if any, operations are as explosive as this type." Yet the U.S. government never ...
"So, there's a long history of former directors behaving in a way that reflects the excellence, professionalism and non-political nature of the Central Intelligence Agency," Pompeo replied. "It is my hope that all of the former directors will behave that way. Because when they don't, they do damage to the CIA.".
Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence on Capitol Hill, on May 23, 2017. A British teenager managed to obtain access to sensitive U.S. plans about intelligence operations in different Middle East ...
Sterling's case drew nationwide attention because the Obama-era Department of Justice unsuccessfully tried to force the reporter, James Risen, to divulge the identity of his sources for "State of war," a book in which he revealed the CIA had botched a covert operation against Iran's nuclear program.
Central Intelligence Agency seal, CIA seal FILE - This April 13, 2016, file photo shows the seal of the Central intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. An alleged CIA surveillance program disclosed by Wikileaks on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, purportedly targeted security weaknesses in smart ...
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 ... The destruction by Chinese security agencies of the C.I.A.'s operations inside the country, including the imprisonment or execution of a dozen ...
Adm. Stansfield Turner, who led the Central Intelligence Agency under President Jimmy Carter and presided over a controversial downsizing of its clandestine operations, has died. He was 94. Current CIA director Mike Pompeo said in a statement late Thursday that Turner "was a devoted patriot and public ...
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) inherited the mantle of covert action operations as a legacy from its OSS predecessor, which had had considerable success in conducting disinformation operations during World war 2. But there was from the start considerable opposition to continuing such programs ...
Mr. Trump insists on including funding for a border wall in any spending bill, but Democrats want to extend a program for young undocumented immigrants. Republicans, meanwhile, are weighing whether to use funding for the children's health insurance Program as a carrot -- or stick -- to win Democrats' ...
An ex-CIA officer -- who allegedly had the real names of undercover CIA employees in small notebooks -- gets arrested at JFK Airport. Also said to be .... There's a plan to send thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh back to Myanmar, and it's already drawing criticism. The repatriation plan, agreed ...
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. ... A Pentagon plan that has been sent to President Trump for approval would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to a wide range of ...
Allyson Caison, a local realtor, first heard the CIA was running "a secret little operation" out of the airport around a Boy Scout campfire in 1996. ... that year, 40 peace activists from St Louis joined Christina Cowger and other local residents to protest against the company's role in the CIA's torture program.
The US government has arrested a former spy who may have significantly derailed the CIA's operations in China in the early part of this decade. The capture highlights quiet tensions that the US and China have maintained over intelligence operations, as the two countries work to keep up appearances of ...
Representatives of the Free Syrian Army are reportedly pressing U.S. officials to resume a defunct CIA program that provided military aid to the rebel group in its struggle against President Bashar Assad, citing the need to counter Iranian influence in war-torn Syria. Reuters, citing Syrian opposition sources, ...
In it, he says he quit his job and is now blowing the lid off of the alleged CIA-backed spying program, in part to protest Palestinian cooperation with the United States. President Trump's recognition in December of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has angered Palestinians, who claim East Jerusalem for the ...
Another wrote that the CIA now plans a false flag operation "every first ... Likewise, some saw a false flag operation after October's mass ...
Binney said that Pompeo told him that Trump had pressed him to arrange the meeting to discuss the assessment that the DNC operation was ...
The DRE file is listed as "CIA file on DRE AMSPELL operations." ... at the request of the Central Intelligence Agency and other intelligence ...
The former congressman addressed a hometown audience for the first time since assuming leadership of the CIA in January, speaking to the ...
A former CIA agent will do community service near Rome to complete her ... in the world involving the CIA's extraordinary renditions program, ...
Ending ISIS (Part 3): An Ex-CIA Chief's Plan ... authorized to conduct targeted operations against Islamic State targets - a move consistent with ...
The CIA's detention and interrogation program ran from 2002 to 2006. ... the report's 12th finding, that "the CIA's management and operation of its detention ... "The experience of Latin America is instructive," Horton notes about other secret detention and interrogation programs. ... Central Intelligence Agency ...
(CNN) CIA officials wondered in the days after President John F. Kennedy's assassination whether Lee Harvey Oswald's efforts to obtain visas ...
Another CIA plot was based on Castro' fondness for diving, and ... That document also reviewed the Central Intelligence Agency's ... The State Department, it said, thwarted one plan to send four submachine guns in a "diplomatic pouch. ... gives presidents plausible deniability in sensitive covert operations, ...
President Donald Trump has placed a Central Intelligence Agency ... the National Security Council's senior director for intelligence programs in ...
Property of JFK, CIA operative Powers heads to NY auction ... Powers, a pilot for the CIA's u-2 program, was arrested after his spy plane was ...
11 attacks have seen myriad lawsuits brought to expose the horror of the CIA's Bush-era torture program and obtain compensation and ...
John Kiriakou, CIA Officer in torture Leak Case, Injured in Serious Traffic ... Kiriakou was among the first to reveal the CIA's torture program.
On the 60-th anniversary of the launch of Earth's first satellite, the CIA declassified a bunch of documents on Sputnik-1. The documents claim ...
NBC, which broke the "moron" story, said the chief of staff "abruptly scrapped plans to travel with ... Trump on Wednesday so he could try to ...
CIA Chief Pompeo's Risky Plans to Streamline Agency's Decision-Making Processes ... US Central Intelligence Agency Chief Mike Pompeo has said he aims ... of battlefield rules in Yemen led to a series of Special Operations raids ... from power to override grave concerns over the operation's viability, and ...


 

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