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Former CIA Deputy Director Slams Seymour Hersh's Bin Laden Account As ‘Rubbish'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell told HuffPost Live on Tuesday that Seymour Hersh's recent report in the London Review of Books, which claims...

Former CIA Deputy Director On Difference Between Briefing Bush And Obama

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media

The man who was responsible for briefing the president every day on matters of intelligence told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday morning that there is one key...

Why Does Iran Want Nuclear Weapons? An Alarming Possibility

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

Intelligence experts provide explanations for the motivation behind Iran's nuclear weapons program that are deeply rooted in Western concepts, including regime preservation and enhancing Iranian hegemony in the Middle East. In my view, this is a mistaken approach, because it is based solely on speculation from analysts schooled in secular geopolitical theories.

U.S. Officials Looking Into Rescue Plans In Case Of Crisis At Sochi Olympics

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - In the face of concerns about possible attacks by militants during the Winter Olympics...

CIA Deputy Director Retires

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Michael Morell, Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has retired, the AP reports. Director John O. Brennan said Morell will be repla...

A Response to Kathryn Bigelow's Latest Statement on Zero Dark Thirty and Torture

Jonathan Kim | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Zero Dark Thirty ignores the fact that America's torture program inspired anti-U.S. sentiment around the world, causing many to vow revenge on the U.S. and its allies.

Senate Panel To Examine 'Zero Dark Thirty' Filmmakers' CIA Contacts

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

* What filmmakers were told about interrogations at issue * Feinstein incensed by film's depiction of "torture" * Acting...

CIA Director Disputes Accuracy Of 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment

After the CIA reportedly forbid the agent who served as the model for Jessica Chastain's character in "Zero Dark Thirty," from speaking to journalists...

Obama's CIA Pick Could Affect Drone Program

The Washington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

President Obama began his first term with a dramatic change of course for the CIA, issuing orders on his second day in office to close the agency's se...

Sources: Pakistan Arrests Multiple C.I.A. Informants Involved In Bin Laden Raid

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and KATHY GANNON | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Pakistan's intelligence service has arrested the owner of a safe house rented to the CIA to observe Osama bin Laden's compound before th...