Cia

iran

Iran Says It's Arrested 17 U.S. "Spies" and Sentenced Some to Death

President Trump dismissed it as “just more lies and propaganda.”
Greg Walters
7.22.19
SURVEILLANCE

How Palantir's Spy Tool for Cops Works

On this week’s CYBER, we map out how the secretive Silicon Valley company influences the very technological landscape of the modern world.
Motherboard Staff
7.18.19
NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Was Reportedly a CIA Informant

Kim Jong Nam was assassinated on his way back from meeting with a CIA agent.
David Gilbert
6.11.19
Hacking

The CIA Will Use its New Dark Web Site to Collect Anonymous Tips

The intelligence agency is stoked about its new Onion site on the dark web: "Our onion site is one of several ways individuals can contact the CIA."
Ben Makuch
5.7.19
tech

Edward Snowden Explains Why the CIA Just Made an Instagram

"They get Twitter accounts. Instagram accounts (with) puppies and everything like that, because they want to be friendly. They want to be on your side."
Ben Makuch
4.22.19
Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro really wants to be Trump’s super best friend

“We want to have a great Brazil, just like Trump wants to have a great America.”
David Gilbert
3.19.19
Oscars

The CIA Is Live-Tweeting the Oscars for Some Reason

Your tax dollars at work!
River Donaghey
2.25.19
Khashoggi murder

Saudi prince threatened to use “a bullet” on Khashoggi a year before he was murdered, report says

A U.N. investigator added that the Saudi government ordered the killing, then blocked the Turkish investigation into the death.
Tim Hume
2.8.19
WTF

Two Men Arrested in Café for Allegedly Impersonating FBI, CIA, and Homeland Security

When the manager told them that dogs weren’t allowed, the pair claimed to be FBI agents.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.17.19
Khashoggi

"There’s a smoking saw": GOP senators briefed by CIA director say the Saudi prince ordered Khashoggi murder

“If [the crown prince] went in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes”
Rex Santus
12.4.18
Drugs

The CIA wanted to drug detainees with a “truth serum” during interrogations after 9/11

The drug in question, marketed under the brand name Versed, is often used as an anti-anxiety medication and can cause amnesia.
Emma Ockerman
11.14.18
Donald Trump

Almost 200 former intel officials are calling Trump out for pulling Brennan’s security clearance

"The country will be weakened if there is a political litmus test applied before seasoned experts are allowed to share their views.”
Christianna Silva
8.20.18
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