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His quest to add the perspective of a CIA agent eventually led him to Lyon. From Lyon's contribution and personal experiences as an ex-agent, the idea for a memoir was born. "Eyes on Havana" also follows Lyon's time in prison and includes several art pieces he created while incarcerated. Lyon decided ...
Al-Baluchi has been held at Guantanamo for more than 10 years, having been held at a series of CIA prisons for more than three years before that. ... is another Pakistani inmate at Guantanamo who was held at a number of CIA detention facilities for two years before his transfer to the notorious prison on the island of Cuba.

FBI and CIA officials have provided little information about the Lee case, but the FBI affidavit said the investigation is ongoing. Lee, who has not been charged with espionage, faces a maximum of 10 years in prison if convicted. Neither Lee nor lawyers for him have commented on his case, and no publicly ...
If that wasn't enough (he faces 10 years in prison if found guilty), media reports have speculated his case is linked to one of the US government's most serious intelligence failures of recent years - a years-long espionage operation by Beijing that led to the death or imprisonment of 18 CIA informants.
The US believes its financial support entitles it to Pakistan's backing in its efforts to defeat the Taliban - as a candidate, Donald Trump pledged to free Afridi, telling Fox News in April 2016 he would get him out of prison in "two minutes. … Because we give a lot of aid to Pakistan." But Pakistan is resentful of ...
The 9/11 trial judge has ruled that he and the prosecution did nothing wrong in authorizing the destruction of a former CIA "Black Site" prison without advance notice to defense attorneys. ... The destroyed site was a rare remaining outpost in the spy agency's worldwide network of secret prisons. There, from ...

Attorneys for the men accused of setting up the Sept. 11 terror attacks say that their bedrock professional duty to their clients is being compromised by a prohibition against fully investigating the clandestine CIA prison network where the alleged terrorists were tortured. The issue dominated this month's ...
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 ...
The ex-spy, a 53-year-old Chinese-American man named Jerry Chun Shing Lee who worked for the CIA for more than a decade, has been charged with illegally holding on to extremely sensitive classified information -- including the real ... If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.
"We know that CIA aircraft landed in Scotland numerous times during the war on terror. "We have established beyond doubt that some of these flights were part of operations which moved people to secret prisons for torture. "Scottish territory was a vital part of these torture flights. The question remains: Can ...
In the previous four years, the CIA had moved their war-on-terror captives through its secret prison network, called the Black Sites, denying them attorneys and Red Cross visits, and subjecting them to rectal abuse and waterboarding, to beatings, sleep deprivation and dietary manipulation. Hadi's lawyers ...
Fox Entertainment President Michael Thorn has told reporters: "We are developing a new iteration of prison Break. ... River State Penitentiary; while Mike Schofield is exonerated after planting evidence and finally has his identity restored before turning down a job with the CIA and returning to a normal life.
In late 2002, for instance, I called the CIA for comment on a story about the existence of a secret CIA prison in Thailand that had just been created to house ... with the paper's decision because I believed that the White House was just trying to cover up the fact that the CIA had begun to set up secret prisons.
... Clara County correctional deputies convicted in the 2015 fatal jail-cell beating of a mentally ill inmate each was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison by a judge ... He believed doctors, hospitals and even his family were part of plots by the CIA and FBI that would endanger him, Shannon Tyree said, which ...
Iran on Thursday directly blamed a CIA official for a week of protests calling for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, as the strength of the demonstrations was uncertain with fewer reports of rallies. The Trump Administration has denied having any hand in the protests, and the CIA declined to comment.
... captives remain at the prison camps on the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Roughly a third of them are being held there at Camp 7, a lockup so secret that its very location is classified. Known as "high value detainees." they all underwent brutal interrogations in secret CIA prisons elsewhere.

Thomas is a defense attorney for accused 9/11 planner Ammar al Baluchi and described Baluchi's experience in secret CIA prisons to the North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on torture. ... Sterling Thomas, said before court proceedings this week at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Thomas' ...
In late 2002, for instance, I called the CIA for comment on a story about the existence of a secret CIA prison in Thailand that had just been created to house al Qaeda detainees, including Abu Zubaydah. In response, Bush administration officials called the Times and got the paper to kill the story. I disagreed ...
Two more Americans died in a mortar attack at a nearby CIA complex. ... still result in the 46-year-old Khattala spending decades in prison.
Wife: Princeton student Tried Suicide in Iran prison ... of Wang, spliced with images of the CIA seal and Princeton's campus, all set to what the ...
Earlier Saturday, Lake left a piece of paper saying CIA operative in the ... He was sent to Northampton County prison after failing to post 10 ...
Johnny "Mike" Spann was a CIA special operations officer who was the first ... prisoners said Lindh shouted out around the time of the prison uprising that he .... The document, which cites various Federal Bureau of Prisons ...
Many of the 41 prisoners still being held at the prison camp located at the US ... confirmed by the 2014 Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture. ... a Reprieve lawyer, said that for decades, prisons had encouraged ...
It reflects his torture at the hands of the CIA, which was documented in a Senate report. ... Al-Alwi and al-Rahabi were friends inside the prison.
New CIA deputy director used to run 'black site' torture prisons ... with an additional focus on the Central Intelligence Agency and its role in ... These black sites were used by the CIA to hold and question ... that showed the torture of detainees at the prison she ran, as well as at other secret compounds.
... helped the United States' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) find the ... of treason by a Pakistani court and sentenced to 33 years in prison.
Although the navy purchased a $1.65 million MRI for the prison in 2012, ... he suffered brain damage from his four years in secret CIA prisons, ...
The CIA's detention and interrogation program ran from 2002 to 2006. ... intelligence officers were dragged before courts and sent to prison.".
Teen inmates climbed Wisconsin juvenile prison roof, waved broken pipes ... The CIA's plans to overthrow and possibly assassinate Cuban ...
The piece refers to the CIA's "black sites": secret prisons created by the US intelligence service around the world after September 11, 2001.
CIA director Pompeo Lashes Out at Iran, Compares It to ISIS ... years ago, Manssor Arbabsiar was sentenced to 25 years in prison for plotting ...
CIA officers detail part of bloody Benghazi attack at terrorism trial ... forces and faces life in prison if convicted in a trial that began Oct. 2.
At Benghazi Trial, C.I.A. Officers in Wigs and Mustaches Recount Bloody ... Mr. Abu Khattala, who faces a potential sentence of life in prison if ...
Two battle-hardened CIA veterans grew emotional Tuesday as they .... the maximum punishment the Libyan militia leader faces is life in prison.
... of "Cobalt" - the Central Intelligence Agency's flagship offshore prison, ... Cobalt -- the "black site" prison used by the CIA during the agency's ...
There were 20 cells inside the prison, each a stand-alone concrete box. In 16 ... "The atmosphere was very good," John "Bruce" Jessen told a CIA .... recruits were likely to experience in the prisons of authoritarian regimes.
"What's important here is that the Central Intelligence Agency and ... Manning said that leaving prison was "like I'm walking out into the most ...
The CIA Is Finally Held Accountable for Brutal torture in Iraq ... the agency's black-site prisons around the world, seems a significant if imperfect ... the freezing cold at a secret CIA prison…shackled and short-chained to a wall.
And shockingly, they represent acknowledgment on Pompeo's part that the CIA has always been vicious. According to Webster, Pompeo's term ...
... operated by the Central Intelligence Agency, principally in the 2003-2004 period, ... The chief prosecutor noted the alleged crimes by the CIA and US ... to a cold cement floor in the secret Afghan prison known as the Salt Pit.
... in a forever war, and reopening the secret CIA prisons where Americans wrongfully held dozens of detainees and tortured terror suspects.
Mitchell, involving claims against two Psychologists hired by the CIA to ... cold at a secret CIA prison… shackled and short-chained to a wall.
He eventually pleaded guilty to one count of leaking the identity of a fellow CIA officer to a reporter and was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
The CIA's mind control experiments from the 1950s and ... that took place in prisons, hospitals and universities all over the U.S. Many of the ...
'Wormwood' Trailer: The CIA's Deadly LSD Experiments ... Conducted in a variety of locations that included hospitals, colleges, and prisons, ...
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo disavowed ... review on the possible reopening of secret CIA prisons around the globe -- was ... Domestically, detaining ISIS fighters at the prison would be an ...
Documents published by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1970 reveal ... The CIA report described the island as Tito's Adriatic "Devil's Island" ...
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and CIA Director Mike Pompeo disavowed ... currently under consideration float a return to the use of CIA prisons - a practice ... Domestically, detaining ISIS fighters at the prison would be an ...
For the first time, several individuals closely assoCIAted with the CIA ... men who were tortured in the agency's secret prisons between 2002 and 2008. ... interrogators and security for the CIA secret prison "black sites," and ...


 

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