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Cia Lies

Why Hasn't Obama Reined in NSA?

Bob Burnett | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Bob Burnett

After the 2008 election, Barack Obama supporters had high expectations for his national-security policy. He's accomplished some of these objectives but he hasn't reined in the NSA. Why not?

Judge: CIA Officials Misled Me; Unseals Secret Files

McClatchy | Michael Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal district judge ruled Monday that the CIA repeatedly misled him in asserting that state secrets were involved in a 15-year-old lawsuit involv...

Full CIA Investigation Called For On Capitol Hill

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — CIA Director Leon Panetta has terminated a "very serious" covert program the spy agency kept secret from Congress for eight years, ...

Secret CIA Program Was "Intelligence-Collection Activity"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Post has more details on the secret program that CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed this week had been hidden from Congress since 2001....

Ryan Grim

Dem Rep: CIA Officials Could Be Charged For Lying To Congress | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), chair of a key intelligence subcommittee, called for an investigation Friday to determine if the CIA lied to the Congres...

Panetta Orders Probe Of Secret Spy Program

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CIA director Leon Panetta has ordered an internal inquiry into the agency's handling of a contentious and still highly-classified intelligence program...

Intel Chair Reyes: CIA "Affirmatively Lied" To Us

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Intelligence Chairman Silvestre Reyes has suggested Republicans would be well advised to avoid politicizing the intelligence authorizaton bill l...

Ryan Grim

Kerry: CIA Lied About Contra-Cocaine Connections | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner pushed on Thursday for a bipartisan panel of lawmakers to investigate the veracity of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's claim ...