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21, 2011, file photo, former U.S. CIA Operations Officer, Valerie Plame Wilson arrives for the UK film premiere of Countdown to Zero in London. Wilson launched an online fundraiser on Aug. 18, 2017, looking to raise enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it. (AP Photo/Jonathan ...
(CNN) -- Here is a look at some US citizens who have been convicted of spying against the United States. Aldrich Ames:1962 - Aldrich Ames, son of a CIA analyst, joins the agency as a low-level documents analyst. 1967-1968 - Enters the Career Trainee Program at the CIA and becomes an operations ...

A confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, is likely to be scheduled soon. Senators John ... The Times reported that after the Thai black site closed, Haspel “returned to the Counterterrorism Center outside Washington as an operations officer.” After that she was ...
For 25 years, Zachary Wyatt worked as a CIA operations officer tasked with acquiring foreign sources around the world to gather information essential to U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives. Today, Wyatt, who is now retired from the CIA, works to help the agency find its next generation of ...
The CIA's chief learning officer spoke to an auditorium full of eager Mount St. Mary's University students on Wednesday night about the challenges of future criminal justice careers and the qualities ... “We can't hire enough operations officers to make assessments of all of the information out there,” he said.
Speaking to the Washington Examiner, three former career CIA professionals explained why they energetically endorse President Trump's pick to become the next director of the CIA, Gina Haspel. First up is Mark Kelton, a career CIA operations officer who retired from the agency in 2015. Kelton says he first ...

The old CIA recruiting cliche is a college professor tapping a promising student on the shoulder — a white, male student — and discreetly guiding him to the agency. That still happens. But now there are YouTube videos, like this one below, which features Frank, a staff operations officer, who says: "I plan ...
Dan is undercover, and he has worked all over the globe in areas such as the Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe as an operations officer. ... Though operations officers may be what people think of as spies, Zach said the real “CIA agents” are the assets in place who have access to sensitive information ...
Gina Haspel, a veteran CIA clandestine officer picked by U.S. President Donald Trump to head the Central Intelligence Agency, is shown in this handout photograph ... By the end of December 2002, Haspel reportedly returned to the CIA Counterterrorism Center outside Washington as an operations officer.
The Central Intelligence Agency has been deploying small teams of commandos to kill selected suspected terrorists, according to two sources familiar with the program. The program, which has not been previously disclosed, is coordinated by units from the CIA's Special Activities Center, which oversees ...
The CIA's Special Activities Center apparently oversees the program; it also houses the Ground Branch, which is "made up of elite fighters, often taken from the ranks of SEALs, Delta Force, and Marine Special Operations Command," called Paramilitary Operations Officers, BuzzFeed writes. There are about ...
Now that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel, a leading participant in the torture regime, has been nominated to run the agency, this linguistic evasion is returning with a vengeance. As AlterNet and other .... She is a very experienced and thoughtful operations officer who has held a series of leadership posts.
On Tuesday, the president fired the secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, and named the C.I.A. director, Mike Pompeo, to replace him. He tapped a .... The deputy director is the chief operations officer at the F.B.I., a job that requires managing relationships with the White House and Congress. That task ...
Current Deputy Director Gina Haspel is a 30 year veteran officer of the CIA and she ran the agency's black site prison in Thailand, where she oversaw the waterboarding of detainees. Mike Baker, a former CIA covert operations officer and president of Diligence LLC, a global intelligence and security firm, ...
Wippl is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer. He spent a 30 year career as an operations officer in the National Clandestine Service (NCS). Wippl has served overseas as an operations officer and operations manager in Bonn, West Germany; Guatemala City; Luxembourg; Madrid, Spain; ...
Spanberger worked for the CIA as an operations officer, in which capacity, “She traveled and lived abroad collecting intelligence, managing assets, and ... (FBI) on issues of national security and counter-terrorism and was formerly an advisor and community partner with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
In addition to 28 years total service in the Navy (4 years active, 24 Reserve), Uehlinger served as an operations officer for the CIA. He faced off against some of our nation's most formidable threats while serving 12 years overseas in the former Soviet Union. Uehlinger, who speaks Russian and Spanish, said ...

Squamish's Graham E. Fuller worked for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for more than two decades, and that is not even the most interesting thing about the guy. The American-born author of numerous non-fiction books about the Middle East has also been a professor and was a senior political ...
Stephen Slick, director of the University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project, and Douglas Wise, retired senior CIA operations officer, will wrestle with the question of whether a profession that requires lying, cheating, stealing, manipulating, exploiting and deceiving should have ethical ...
Former CIA field operations officer Gene Coyle said John O. Brennan was “known as the greatest sycophant in the history of the CIA, and a supporter of Hillary Clinton before the election. I find it hard to put any real credence in anything that the man says.” In Brennan's CIA Director confirmation hearing, ...
Washington (CNN) Susan Pompeo, wife of Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo, has taken on an unusually active role for a CIA spouse in .... deflected the children's questions, and worried in silence alone," Bina Cady Kiyonaga, the wife of an East Asia and Latin America operations officer, wrote ...
Jason Matthews has found a formula that is making him one of America's most readable spy novelists: To animate the James Bond staples of seduction and violence, he has added touches of the meticulous tradecraft he learned in his 33 years as a CIA operations officer. The sex scenes in his books are ...
Stephen Slick, director of the University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project, and Douglas Wise, retired senior CIA operations officer, will wrestle with the question of whether a profession that requires lying, cheating, stealing, manipulating, exploiting and deceiving should have ethical ...
Those frustrations have roiled the U.S. national-security community, putting the FBI increasingly at odds with the CIA over the case. ..... “In my experience, those operations at residences mean you end up sifting through a lot of trash,” said Charles S. (Sam) Faddis, a former senior CIA operations officer.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, about his new book, Directorate S: The C.I.A and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, ... At the time he was wearing a big, bushy beard, and he was kind of an operations officer on the ground.
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.
Michael G. Vickers, longtime senior intelligence official and former CIA strategist, will speak at SDSU on Feb. ... Vickers' career as a special operator, CIA operations officer, national security policy maker and Intelligence Community leader spans three decades, from the Cold War to the American offensive ...
The former CIA officer explains that Brennan's assignment was part of an initiative of then-director George Tenet to send analysts out in the field as station chiefs. “There is required training for operations officers who deploy overseas,” says the retired case officer. “Training to learn how to recruit spies and ...
In the old days, America's top spies would complete their tenures at the CIA or one of the other Washington puzzle palaces and segue to more ordinary ... senior adviser to the National Security Council during the Obama administration Samantha Vinograd; retired CIA operations officer Steven L. Hall; and ...
Trump has announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and vowed to move the U.S. embassy to that city. Why, and what are the possible consequences of such an act? Aaron David Miller, a scholar at the nonpartisan Wilson Center think tank and longtime Middle East negotiator, said ...
Woodward is a former Central Intelligence Agency officer who, during his twenty-year CIA career, served as an operations officer in the Clandestine Service and as a technical intelligence officer in the Directorate of Science and Technology, with assignments in Washington D.C., East Asia, Africa, South ...
And former CIA operations officer Jason Matthew's experience dodging Russian KGB surveillance teams in Moscow deeply informs his Red Sparrow trilogy. Then there is the veteran Israeli espionage journalist Ronen Bergman, who has taken a slightly different angle into the shadow world of spies, ...
Wippl is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer. He spent a 30 year career as an operations officer in the National Clandestine Service (NCS). Wippl has served overseas as an operations officer and operations manager in Bonn, West Germany; Guatemala City; Luxembourg; Madrid, Spain; ...
Wippl is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer. He spent a 30 year career as an operations officer in the National Clandestine Service (NCS). Wippl has served overseas as an operations officer and operations manager in Bonn, West Germany; Guatemala City; Luxembourg; Madrid, Spain; ...
Spanberger, a former CIA operations officer who has raised $380,000, said in a statement that voters want change and noted that she has received thousands of “small-dollar donations.” “They're tired of partisan battles and a congressman who wages them at the expense of their health care and their ...
It stars Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon and is based on Doug Stanton's 2009 bestselling book “Horse Soldiers,” which centers on CIA paramilitary operations officers and U.S. Special Forces sent to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks. Alcon Entertainment, Black ...
In a devastating critique former Central Intelligence Agency operations officer John Kiriakou has described how the Democratic Party, as part of its ... The desire to discredit and ultimately delegitimize Trump even involved some active duty senior officers, including John Brennan, Director of CIA, who ...
Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon star in “12 Strong” in a story based on Doug Stanton's 2009 bestselling book “Horse Soldiers,” centered on CIA paramilitary operations officers and U.S. Special Forces sent to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks. Nicolai Fuglsig ...
Former CIA operations officer Scott Uehlinger blames socialism for Venezuela's critical situation. The political environment indicates that the nation is on the brink of a barbaric civil war. Based on the human rights abuses perpetrated by the SEBIN, if the political disagreements escalate between the ...
A national security expert says don't rely on the government if the missiles ever come flying your way. You should have your own plan. Mike Baker, former CIA covert operations officer and President of Diligence L-L-C a global intelligence and security firm, says begin by asking yourself basic questions.
A week after anti-establishment protests targeted the ruling clergy in Iran, Prosecutor-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri has accused a CIA official of ... nicknames he earned as the Central Intelligence Agency officer who oversaw the hunt for Osama bin Laden and the American drone strike campaign ...
During my career as an operations officer in the CIA's Clandestine Service, I was fortunate to have served in a number of out-of-the-way places. Where I lived and worked—the Balkans, Latin America and Eurasia—the term “developing world” did not just refer to economics. It also accurately described the ...
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.
A retired CIA Officer, Joe was also a dedicated husband, brother, father, grandfather, and community volunteer. When friends and family are asked ... After graduating from UVA, Joe joined the Central Intelligence Agency and was a Field Operations Officer until his retirement. Over the course of his career, ...
Emotions run higher on a holiday, no matter one's faith or tradition. The highs are higher and the lows lower, especially the gut punch of remembering those no longer with us. And when you're away from loved ones, somewhere overseas, the loneliness and sadness are sharper. I want to remind you to take ...
Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon star in “12 Strong” in a story based on Doug Stanton's 2009 bestselling book “Horse Soldiers,” centered on CIA paramilitary operations officers and U.S. Special Forces sent to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks. Nicolai Fuglsig ...
Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon star in “12 Strong” in a story based on Doug Stanton's 2009 bestselling book “Horse Soldiers,” centered on CIA paramilitary operations officers and U.S. Special Forces sent to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks. Nicolai Fuglsig ...
... with a gun a Central Intelligence Agency officer allegedly told him to illegally get ... senior Information Operations officers and with a Soviet defector. ... The Agency underlined the allegations that ICA was a CIA front which ...
In the 43 years since Gene Coyle completed his master's degree from Indiana University Bloomington, he has had two titles: adjunct professor ...
14, Kehler asserted that nuclear operations officers would refuse to implement an ... One example is the current deputy director of the CIA who, ...


 

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