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Trump Likes The US-Saudi Status Quo. Thanks To The CIA, Congress Wants It Upended.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Despite heavy White House pressure, U.S. intelligence officials did their job when it came to investigating Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
At The CIA, A Fix To Communications System That Left Trail Of Dead Agents Remains Elusive
By Jenna McLaughlin and Zach Dorfman, Yahoo News
It’s not just “a single flawed system that needed to be fixed,” according to one former CIA official. “It was a universe of systems.”
The CIA Tortured An Afghan Suspect To Death But Refuses To Say Where His Body Is
Sixteen years ago, the CIA detained and tortured Gul Rahman until he died of hypothermia — but the agency never notified his family he died in its custody.
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Trump Calls Saudi Arabia A 'Spectacular Ally' Despite CIA's Khashoggi Findings
The agency reportedly concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist’s murder.
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John Brennan: Trump Is 'Drunk On Power' — And Dangerous
"These are frightening times," former CIA director tells Rachel Maddow.
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Trump Revokes Former CIA Director John Brennan's Security Clearance
Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, has exhibited "erratic conduct and behavior."
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Trump Might Strip Security Clearances Of Ex-Intel Chiefs
Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms Trump wants to strip security clearances from officials who have criticized him.
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Ex-CIA Chief Says Trump Will 'Throw Anything At The Wall' To Hurt Mueller Probe
Trump is trying to "delegitimize the Mueller investigation," Michael Hayden said.
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Mark Warner Let Gina Haspel Off The Hook For Covering Up Torture
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When he said he’d vote for the CIA nominee, he ensured that Americans will never get straight answers on torture.
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FBI Search Of CIA Leak Suspect Turned Up Photos Of Sex Assault On Unconscious Friend
Ryan J. Reilly
The government suspects that Joshua Adam Schulte gave documents to WikiLeaks, but they're holding him on child pornography charges.
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Game Over: Gina Haspel On Track To Be Confirmed As CIA Director
Democrats have lost the debate over torture after two Democratic senators said they plan to back Haspel's confirmation.
Phil Mudd Flips Out Over Questions About CIA Torture: 'We Didn't Do It. America Did It.'
The CNN analyst and former CIA official also blamed Congress and the DOJ for the agency's defunct torture program.
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John McCain Urges Senate To Reject Gina Haspel's Nomination For CIA
"I believe the Senate should exercise its duty of advice and consent and reject this nomination," the Arizona Republican said.
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Gina Haspel Grilled On Torture Techniques
At her confirmation hearing, Trump's pick for CIA director Gina Haspel was grilled about the agency's use of torture.
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Trump's Pick For CIA Director Won't Say Torture Program Was Morally Wrong
Gina Haspel pledged not to revive the spy agency's interrogation operation — but she wouldn't condemn it.
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Protesters Decrying Torture Dragged From Gina Haspel Senate Hearing
Demonstrators gathered inside and outside the building for the CIA nominee's confirmation hearing.
More Than 100 Former Ambassadors Write Letter Opposing Gina Haspel Nomination
Trump's pick for CIA director oversaw a black site in Thailand where at least one detainee was reportedly tortured.
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9/11 Mastermind Waterboarded By CIA Has Information To Share About Gina Haspel
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is seeking permission to provide information to senators about the controversial CIA director nominee.
'Fox & Friends' Host Brian Kilmeade Says Gina Haspel Should Be 'Proud' Of Torture Record
The nominee for CIA director will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee for her confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
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2 Senators To Watch In The Fight Over Gina Haspel's Nomination To Lead The CIA
Susan Collins and Rand Paul are seen as key votes in the heated debate over torture.
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Trump Defends Gina Haspel, His Nominee For CIA Director, And Her Record Of Torture
“We have the most qualified person, a woman, who Democrats want Out because she is too tough on terror,” Trump tweeted Monday.
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Gina Haspel Tried To Withdraw From Consideration To Lead The CIA: Report
Haspel's role in the CIA’s use of brutal interrogation measures has generated bipartisan criticism.
Pompeo Struggles With Senate Scrutiny
CIA Director and Trump’s pick for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces embarrassment as a key senate committee looks set to object his nomination.
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Joe Wilson Reacts To Scooter Libby Pardon: 'Trump Is A Vile And Despicable Individual'
The former ambassador and his wife, former CIA agent Valerie Plame, were at the center of the Libby case. She says Trump's basis for the pardon is "simply false."
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Trump Pardons Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney's Former Chief Of Staff
Libby was convicted of lying about how he learned of a CIA agent's identity.
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Secretary Of State Nominee Mike Pompeo Says He Continues To Oppose Gay Marriage
Cory Booker grilled the CIA director about his views on gays and Muslims.
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