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Cia Terrorism

Why America Needs Good Spies Like the CIA's Robert Ames

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Graham E. Fuller

Empathy for foreigners is not some warm and cuddly virtue; it lies at the heart of a realistic and granular understanding of foreign nations, peoples and what drives them. The U.S., highly nationalistic at home, is singularly disinclined to understand or care about nationalistic impulses in other countries. This may be an operational hazard of great power, the belief that it is only what we do that really matters in the end. We have helped create the conditions for our dangerous isolation; that in turn has led to wishful thinking and eventually to existence in our own American fantasyland and self-referential press about how we can control things.

CIA Investigating Role Within NYPD Anti-Terror Program

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and MATT APUZZO | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The CIA inspector general is investigating whether the agency broke the law by helping the New York Police Department build intelli...