CIA

  • The Next CIA Director

    Jamie Misick, former Deputy Director for Intelligence Former Illinois Congressman Tim Roemer California Congresswoman Jane Harmon Former CIA deputy director of Operations Jack Devine Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel Those are just some of the names…

  • The Next CIA Director

    Some of the names that have been discussed as possible nominees to succeed Michael Hayden as the next director of the CIA.

  • Obama Orders Gitmo Closing

    President Obama ordered the closing of the Guantanamo Bay Prison within a year. The president signed an executive order today directing the CIA to stop holding terrorism suspects for months and years and to now…

  • No Experience Needed?

    The knock on Leon Panetta is he is not a member of the intelligence community. Nevertheless, today, his nomination to head the CIA is taken up by the Senate Intelligence Committee. CNN’s Dick Uliano has…

  • Prosecuting Torture

    The Obama administration will not prosecute CIA officers who participated in harsh interrogations that critics say crossed the line into torture, according to CIA Director-nominee Leon Panetta. The move was considered a “backing down” by…

  • Feds: Misconduct by CIA’s Foggo stretched decades

    Prosecutors say a former top CIA official soon to be sentenced on corruption charges had a history of misconduct stretching over two decades.

  • Analysis: Justice Department releases memos

    As FederalNewsRadio has been telling you, documents from the Justice Department have been released detailing certain interrogation techniques used on prisoners by the CIA. The papers offer the fullest account to date of Bush administration…

  • Shouting Match at the White House

    The intelligence community is buzzing over news that CIA Director Leon Panetta threatened to quit during a shouting match recently at the White House over the news that Attorney General Eric Holder might pursue cases against CIA personnel involved in interrogation. It’s no secret that there has been tension in the intelligence community, but this is the first crack in the armor, if true. WTOP has not confirmed that the shouting match took place, but Panetta’s letter to employees at the CIA made clear that he was supporting them regardless of what happens.

  • CIA faces harsh criticism

    Some have asked the question: following the attacks of 9/11, did America violate its own principles, and Constitution, in response to fears of terrorism? As we’ve had in our news, charges are being made against…

  • CIA vs SVR

    What’s the difference between Russian intelligence and U.S. intelligence today? A source with knowledge of both CIA and Russia’s SVR, formerly known as the KGB says the SVR has an unlimited supply of money to recruit spies. The source also says it depends on the quality and amount of information a spy can provide. Still the source says, the SVR tries to save money and says American turncoats Aldrich Aimes, and Robert Hanssen could have gotten ten times more than they got from the Russian intelligence.