Central Intelligence Agency
While No One Is Looking, Trump Is Escalating America’s Drone War
In expanding US drone strikes in Yemen, Somalia, and Afghanistan, Trump has "shredded" Obama-era safeguards to minimizing the risk of civilian casualties.
Gina Haspel’s "moral compass" apparently doesn’t extend to condemning CIA torture
"I’m not gonna sit here, with the benefit of hindsight, and judge the very good people who made hard decisions who were running the agency," Haspel said.
CIA chief corrected by his own agency after “parroting” Trump
The CIA swiftly issued a clarification statement, noting the agency’s assessment of Russian election meddling “has not changed, and the director did not intend to suggest that it had.”
The CIA's torture masterminds finally have to pay their victims
The CIA Created a Hotbox That Can't Get You High
In the 1970s, America's top intelligence agency created super skunky fake weed and burned it as part of a drug abuse program that toured the country.
Outgoing CIA chief rips into Donald Trump
2016 US election
Trump is getting his first top secret intelligence briefing
The Republican nominee will likely be briefed at FBI headquarters in New York by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
2016 US election
Clinton and Trump's intelligence briefings aren't anything to worry about
The candidates are about to get classified briefings from the US spy agencies. But neither one is going to learn any major state secrets from them.
How the US can retaliate if Kremlin hackers tried to influence the presidential election
US intelligence and private cybersecurity firms say Russia almost certainly hacked the Democratic National Committee and leaked documents, and now the question is whether the US government is going to do something about it.
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The Rock Believes in Aliens
He also tells us the most excruciating, detailed injury story you'll ever read.
defense & security
A Senate committee wants to crack down on spy agencies' cozy relationship with Hollywood
An amendment added to the annual intelligence-spending bill calls for more accountability when the Intelligence Community works with the entertainment industry.
America's 'war on terror' gains a new ally: tiny Senegal
On May 2, the government of the small African country signed a Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States, the first such pact in a decade with an African nation.
William M. Arkin