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Michael Calderone

White House Investigating Accidental CIA Agent Leak | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The White House is investigating the inadvertent disclosure this weekend of the identity of the CIA's station chief in Afghanistan, a mist...

Obama Taps Top Lawyer To Look Into CIA Officer Revelation

AP | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top lawyer will look into how the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan was accidently revealed t...

White House Blows CIA Official's Cover

AP | KEN DILANIAN | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassing flub, the Obama administration accidentally revealed the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan in an em...

Afghan President Confirms CIA Payments

AP | PATRICK QUINN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that the CIA's station chief in Kabul has assured him that ...

CIA Was Warned About Afghan Base Bomber, Inquiry Finds

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Three weeks before a Jordanian double agent set off a bomb at a remote Central Intelligence Agency base in eastern Afghanistan last Dece...

CIA Has Several Afghan Government Figures On The Payroll, Former U.S. Officials Say

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The CIA has multiple members of the Afghan government on its payroll in order to help it keep track of various factions within the ...

What's Missing From the Wikileaks Afghanistan Logs

Erica Gaston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Erica Gaston

Addressing civilian harm is now one of ISAF's key counterinsurgency tools, but with the level of accumulated mistrust over the lack of disclosure illustrated by these war logs, it may be coming 9 years too late.

CIA Base Chief Killed In Attack: AP

AP | PAMELA HESS and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The suicide bomber who killed seven CIA employees at a remote outpost in southeastern Afghanistan had been invited onto the base an...

2 Blackwater Guards Among Dead At Afghan CIA Base

AP | PAMELA HESS and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The deaths of seven CIA employees in Afghanistan probably will not be the last. The U.S. isn't pulling back on covert operations to...

Karzai's Brother On C.I.A. Payroll: NYT

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Ahmed Wali Karzai, the brother of the president of Afghanistan, gets regular payments from the CIA and has for much of the past eig...

Taliban Infiltrator who killed 7 from CIA wore Afghan uniform

McClatchy | Nancy A. Youssef | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber who killed seven CIA officers and contractors and wounded six others at an isolated CIA base in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday was a T...

The CIA Surges

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In Afghanistan, the American military is only part of the story. There's also a polyglot "army" representing the U.S. that wears no uniforms and fights shape-shifting enemies to the death in a murderous war enveloped in a blanket of secrecy.

Dear America: Letter From a Muslim-American

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

America, you are part of us and we are a part of you. The actions of a violent minority have for too long trumped the selfless and righteous actions of the moderate majority who do good in the name of Islam.

CIA Presence In Afghanistan Expanding | Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The CIA is deploying teams of spies, analysts and paramilitary operatives to Afghanistan, part of a broad intelligence "surge" that will make its stat...

CIA Using Viagra To Help Build Alliances In Afghanistan

Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Afghan chieftain looked older than his 60-odd years, and his bearded face bore the creases of a man burdened with duties as tribal patriarch and h...