Intelligence Community

Trump's White House

Trump’s Top Intel Pick John Ratcliffe Didn’t Even Last a Week

​Trump said he plans to announce a new pick for director of National Intelligence “shortly.”
Greg Walters
8.2.19
national security

Trump’s Intel Pick Says He “Put Terrorists in Prison.” It May Be Just One Guy with a Fake Bomb.

A VICE News review of John Ratcliffe’s crime-fighting years in Texas found no sign that he ever prosecuted a terrorist.
Greg Walters
7.30.19
deepfakes

DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes

As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
Joseph Cox
9.18.18
deepfakes

Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.
Samantha Cole
9.13.18
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
russia

Seven states were hacked by Russians before the U.S. presidential election, report finds

Intelligence officials declined to inform any of the states beforehand
Alexa Liautaud
2.28.18
the memo

Trump caught on hot mic promising to release classified memo he may not have read

“Don’t worry, 100 percent,” Trump said with a wave of his hand. “Can you imagine?”
Alex Lubben
1.31.18
FBI

Watch the acting director of the FBI testify before the Senate

James Comey’s second-in-command at the FBI is making his first public appearance since Donald Trump abruptly fired his boss two days ago.
VICE News
5.11.17
VICE News Live

Watch an ex-FBI agent explain how Russian trolls influenced the U.S. election

Former FBI special agent and national security expert Clint Watts joins VICE News at 3:30 p.m. ET at our Brooklyn headquarters Monday to answer questions about the Trump-Russia investigation.
VICE News
4.3.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump aides allegedly spoke to Russian intelligence during campaign, Senate moves to repeal Obama gun restriction, and more.
VICE Staff
2.15.17
deep state

What former CIA and FBI officials think of agencies’ handling of bombshell Trump allegations

Christina Sterbenz
1.12.17
confirmation hearings

Trump’s CIA nominee says he won’t reinstate torture even if Trump orders it

Alex Thompson
1.12.17
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