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US Central Command

The Fog of Intelligence

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

CENTCOM, one of six U.S. military commands that divide the planet up like a pie, has at least 1,500 intelligence analysts all to itself. The question remains: If data almost beyond imagining flows into CENTCOM, what are those 1,500 analysts actually doing?

Intelligence Chief Puts New Spin On Claims Of Slanted ISIS Reports

The Huffington Post | Ali Watkins | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In little noticed remarks Tuesday morning, the nation's top intelligence official appeared to spread the blame in the unfolding scandal ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Pentagon Struggles To Downplay Disclosure Of ISIS War Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It could hardly have been a more perfect storm, and it was all because of a single question in a routine briefing. On Feb. 19, U.S. C...

CENTCOM Twitter Account Hacked By Individuals Claiming To Be Part Of ISIS

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) was hacked on Monday by individuals claiming to be part of the Islamic State, the militant grou...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Turkey, Reluctant Partner In Obama's ISIS Strategy, Frustrates U.S. Officials

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Turkey, with its resources, geographic position and potential regional sway, is uniquely suited to be the West's key partner against the...

Surge in Pakistan Violence: U.S. Central Command Warns Patrick Cronin to Stay Home

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

U.S. intelligence fears an uptick in suicide bombings over the next week directly targeting hotels and high population centers where foreigners populate. The fact is that it easier today to visit Baghdad than Pakistan.