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Central Intelligence Agency
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New Trouble for Ex-CIA Worker
in Biggest Classified Info Theft
Sep 14, 2023 12:22 AM CDT
New Trouble for Ex-CIA Worker in Biggest Classified Info Theft
Joshua Schulte now also convicted of possessing child sexual abuse images
- A former CIA software engineer already convicted in the biggest theft of classified information in CIA history was convicted Wednesday on charges of possessing child sexual abuse images, the AP reports. A jury returned its verdict in Manhattan federal court against Joshua Schulte after prosecutors presented proof that Schulte had...
Reported Secret CIA Program
Sees Pushback: 'It Is Not OK'
Feb 12, 2022 6:00 AM CST
Reported Secret CIA Program Sees Pushback: 'It Is Not OK'
Edward Snowden, civil rights advocates slam initiative that reportedly scooped up Americans' info
- Facebook isn't the only entity you might need to worry about when it comes to your personal data. According to two lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee, the CIA has been secretly scooping up info en masse on Americans, and civil liberties activists aren't happy about it. News...
CIA Warns That Informants
Are Being Arrested, Killed
Oct 5, 2021 6:38 PM CDT
CIA Warns That Informants Are Being Arrested, Killed
Operative worldwide have been urged to 'tighten up on tradecraft'
- While businesses across the US are dealing with a labor shortage, the CIA apparently has an informant shortage. Sources tell the
New York Times
that a top secret cable sent to CIA stations around the world last week warned that dozens of foreign informants have been killed, captured, or compromised...
in New Country
Sep 29, 2021 1:30 AM CDT
Havana Syndrome Attack Reported in New Country
Sources say intelligence officer evacuated from Serbia by CIA
- 'Havana Syndrome' has apparently reached Serbia. Current and former US officials tell the
Wall Street Journal
an intelligence officer serving there was recently evacuated by the CIA after suffering serious symptoms consistent with the attacks. The attacks by unknown assailants using still-unclear methods have expanded of late after originating...
CIA Chief Had
Aug 24, 2021 6:43 AM CDT
CIA Chief Had Hush-Hush Meeting With Taliban Leader: Sources
Washington Post: William Burns sat down with Abdul Ghani Baradar in Kabul on Monday
- Last week, William Burns had a full calendar in the Middle East, meeting with various officials from Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Lebanon, and Egypt, per Axios . This week, a more under-wraps gathering went down, this time in Kabul between the CIA chief and Abdul Ghani Baradar, the de facto leader...
Bin Laden Hunt Veteran Now
Going After Havana Syndrome
Jul 22, 2021 7:25 AM CDT
Bin Laden Hunt Veteran Now Going After Havana Syndrome
Undercover officer is leading CIA task force on the issue
- A 10-year counterterrorism veteran who was involved in the hunt for Osama bin Laden will head the CIA's task force on the Havana Syndrome, a mysterious condition that affected up to 200 US officials or their family members around the world, according to reports. The National Security Council is...
CIA Goes 'Full
Woke' in New
May 5, 2021 10:00 AM CDT
CIA Goes 'Full Woke' in New Recruitment Ads
They're meant to help boost diversity in workforce, but not everyone loves them
- The CIA recently launched an updated recruitment website to boost the agency's efforts to draw in a more diverse workforce. But the "Humans of CIA" video ad series launched in 2019 to complement those efforts—including the latest one last week—has captured the attention of conservatives, and...
FBI Agent Shoots Armed
Man Outside CIA Headquarters
May 4, 2021 12:36 AM CDT
FBI Agent Shoots Armed Man Outside CIA Headquarters
Incident in Virginia is under investigation
- At least one FBI agent opened fire on an armed man outside CIA headquarters in Virginia on Monday, authorities said. The suspect was shot and wounded after he “emerged from his vehicle with a weapon," around 6pm, the FBI said in a statement. The unidentified suspect was taken...
Teeth,' Site Has
All the CIA's
in case you missed it
Jan 16, 2021 9:42 AM CST
After 'Pulling Teeth,' Site Has All the CIA's UFO Intel
At least that's what CIA tells the Black Vault, which now offers every publicly available file for download
- Want to know the Central Intelligence Agency's lowdown on UFOs? If you've got the time and the curiosity, download every single file that's in the public domain, because they're now available for the taking. Motherboard reports that, after years of behind-the-scenes wrangling, declassified-docs repository the Black...
CIA Is Looking
for a Few Good Spies
Jan 5, 2021 10:09 AM CST
CIA Is Looking for a Few Good Spies
New website seeks to entice a wide range of recruits
- Wanted: spies from all backgrounds and walks of life. Striving to further diversify its ranks, the CIA launched a new website Monday to find top-tier candidates who will bring a broader range of life experiences to the nation's premier intelligence agency, per the AP . The days of all American...
CIA Dosed Whitey Bulger
With LSD More Than 50 Times
Feb 18, 2020 4:00 PM CST
CIA Dosed Whitey Bulger With LSD More Than 50 Times
One of his jurors says she now regrets convicting him for murder
- The notorious crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam before being captured. In 2013, Janet Uhlar was one of 12 jurors who found Bulger guilty in a...
Campaign Ad Is
One 'People Will
Pay Attention To'
Sep 10, 2019 8:44 AM CDT
Valerie Plame's Campaign Ad Is One 'People Will Pay Attention To'
Ex-CIA operative is running for a congressional seat in New Mexico
- Business Insider says it looks like a "
Fast & Furious
outtake"; the AV Club notes it's more reminiscent of the
franchise. Whatever movie you might compare Valerie Plame's new campaign ad to, there's no denying the spot is memorable. Plame , the ex-CIA operative...
Former CIA Officer
Admits Spying for China
May 2, 2019 3:00 AM CDT
Former CIA Officer Admits Spying for China
Jerry Chun Shing Lee was paid to provide info on covert agents
- A former CIA agent suspected of being the mole who helped bring down the network's operations in China early this decade has pleaded guilty to spying for Beijing. Prosecutors say that after Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, left the US to live in Hong Kong in 2007, China paid...
The CIA Posts an Image
That's Loaded With Clues
Apr 27, 2019 10:53 AM CDT
The CIA Posts an Image That's Loaded With Clues
Looks like intelligence agents can have fun, too
- The CIA kicked off its Instagram account Thursday with an image of a desk and a simple clue: "I spy with my little eye..." The challenge, it seems, is to interpret the meaning of objects in the photo—like a wig, a clock set for 8:46, and...
Report: CIA Concludes
Crown Prince Ordered
Nov 17, 2018 6:00 AM CST
Report: CIA Concludes Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi's Death
Sources say the agency has 'high confidence' that Mohammed bin Salman was involved
- It's not exactly a surprising conclusion, but it lends credence to the whispers—the CIA believes with "high confidence" that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was the one who put the hit out on Jamal Khashoggi , sources tell the
New York Times
in Closest Vote for
CIA Pick in 7 Decades
May 17, 2018 4:57 PM CDT
Haspel Confirmed in Closest Vote for CIA Pick in 7 Decades
Both parties were split in Senate vote
- The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday as the first female director of the CIA following a difficult nomination process that reopened an emotional debate about brutal interrogation techniques in one of the darkest chapters in the spy agency's history. The 54-45 vote split both parties, with six Democrats...
Votes to Endorse
Haspel as CIA Director
May 16, 2018 10:50 AM CDT
Senate Panel Votes to Endorse Haspel as CIA Director
Full Senate will now vote on Haspel's confirmation
- Gina Haspel won the endorsement of the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday, with the panel voting 10-5 to advance her nomination as CIA director to the full Senate. Haspel, who would be the first woman to lead the Central Intelligence Agency and the second person to lead the agency after being...
Has 6 Paragraphs
May 9, 2018 12:23 PM CDT
9/11 Architect Has 6 Paragraphs of Information About Haspel
And more from Gina Haspel's confirmation hearing
- President Trump's controversial pick to lead the CIA is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday—and the man behind the 9/11 attacks is hoping to weigh in. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, currently detained at Guantanamo Bay, this week asked a military judge at Gitmo for permission to share six...
Family of CIA 'Salt Pit' Victim:
Where Is His Body?
Apr 19, 2018 9:50 AM CDT
Family of CIA 'Salt Pit' Victim: Where Is His Body?
No one's been told what happened to Gul Rahman's remains after he died in Afghan prison in 2002
- He died "starved, sleepless, and freezing" more than 15 years ago in an Afghan prison cell, and now his family wants to know where his body is. In what an ACLU attorney calls a "failure of basic human decency," the CIA is being accused by relatives of...
First Female Nominee to Lead
CIA Has Controversial Resume
Mar 13, 2018 11:24 AM CDT
First Female Nominee to Lead CIA Has Controversial Resume
Gina Haspel has ties to agency's waterboarding program
- With his decision to move CIA chief Mike Pompeo into the post of secretary of state, President Trump made a little history. He also nominated Gina Haspel to replace Pompeo, thus setting her up to be the first woman to run the spy agency. The nomination must be confirmed by...
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