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#CIA

# cia - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

'There's not a smoking gun but a smoking saw': US senators oppose Trump on Saudi journalist's murder

The CIA’s director briefed a small group of senators about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi yesterday.

# cia - Saturday 17 November, 2018

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing Mbs

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi killing

The Washington Post reported on the claims last night.

# cia - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Ex-CIA bosses have issued a scathing statement about Donald Trump

Former directors appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents backed the statement.

# cia - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Trump under fire for blacklisting former CIA director who said he lacked 'decency'

Former secretary of state John Kerry accused the US President of “personal petty politics”.

# cia - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Controversial candidate involved in torture in the past confirmed as new CIA director

Yesterday Haspel’s nomination was approved by the US Senate Intelligence Committee.

# cia - Friday 20 April, 2018

Teen 'cyber terrorist' who hacked CIA chief jailed for two years

Kane Gamble was 15 when he started carrying out the attacks from his bedroom in Leicestershire.

# cia - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

CIA chief secretly met Kim Jong-un

The US and North Korea are preparing for a meeting between Kim and Donald Trump.

# cia - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Who is Gina Haspel, the black ops veteran Trump's nominated to lead the CIA?

If she wins the nomination, she would be the first female director of the CIA.

# cia - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

# cia - Friday 23 June, 2017

CIA penetrated by insider network of snack thieves who stole 3k worth of junk food

A substantial amount of crisps and chocolate were nicked from the spy agency.

# cia - Friday 2 June, 2017

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism I WASN'T LISTENING This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism

The Russian president denied meddling in the US election.

# cia - Monday 22 May, 2017

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years

Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russia.

# cia - Friday 5 May, 2017

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# cia - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Assange accuses CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and warns he has a lot more info to leak

US officials told CNN that a federal criminal investigation was being opened into the leak.

# cia - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

# cia - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# cia - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Trump says CIA finding Russia helped him win election is 'just another excuse'

Trump dismissed the reports as an attempt by Democrats to excuse their election loss.

# cia - Saturday 10 December, 2016

CIA finds Russia intervened in the US election to help Trump win: report

The Washington Post report has drawn an extraordinary rebuke from the president-elect’s camp.

# cia - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Who is Evan McMullin, the outsider who could top the presidential poll in Utah?

McMullin, who has been surging in the polls, is a former CIA operative.

# cia - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent

Former CIA operative Brian Goral talks about his experiences.

# cia - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Syria might need to be dismembered, says America's spymaster

John Brennan’s comments are a rare public acknowledgement by a senior US official that Syria may need partition.

# cia - Friday 1 April, 2016

CIA accidentally left explosive material under school bus

It was left behind after a training exercise.

# cia - Thursday 17 March, 2016

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'

We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.

# cia - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss

The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.

# cia - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work Waterboarding This post contains videos

Watch an Irish scientist explain why torture doesn't work

“Torture may get someone to talk, but there’s no evidence that it’s the truth.”

# cia - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods Stress Positions This post contains videos

Kian Egan 'not surprised' Westlife song used as part of CIA torture methods

The American Civil Liberties Union says the song My Love was played along with heavy-metal to break down prisoners.

# cia - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world

There are a few surprises in here.

# cia - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The story of the most important Cold War spy most people have never heard of

Meet Adolf Tolkachev – and find out how he was betrayed by the CIA.

# cia - Sunday 24 May, 2015

'It ranges from being fired to being executed': Former CIA chief on what happens if a spy gets caught

The Director of Counterintelligence talks 9/11, what makes a great spy and the mistakes made in Iraq.

# cia - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Opinion: What my years as a military defence lawyer in Guantánamo forced me to see

Guantánamo Bay has just marked its thirteen anniversary; its legacy is as shameful as it is horrifying.

# cia - Sunday 14 December, 2014

'CIA interrogators are heroes, not torturers' says ex-US Vice President

Dick Cheney says that despite a damning report, the CIA did nothing wrong.

# cia - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Here are the 30 countries who have landed military aircraft in Shannon since 2009

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Israel, Saudi Arabia, USA…

# cia - Friday 12 December, 2014

'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates Torture This post contains videos

'I'm not a doctor but...': Ex-CIA chief defends rectal rehydration of inmates

Michael Hayden claimed the report is wrong when it says the technique was used for interrogation.

UN official calls for Bush and Cheney to be charged with torture

“It is now time to take action.”

# cia - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Dick Cheney thinks that CIA torture report is 'full of crap'

The former US vice president has spoken out today.

# cia - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Tortured: ‘They called a doctor to check if they could continue without killing me’

Torture survivor Juan Mendez looks back at his harrowing experience, and the challenges facing the global fight against torture, in his role as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture.

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture CIA

Department of Foreign Affairs: Shannon Airport was not used to facilitate torture

A damning report into torture used by the US military was released yesterday.

# cia - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

The CIA misled the White House and used ineffective, brutal interrogations

Note: Some readers may be upset by the graphic descriptions used in the report.

US (finally) releases details of the CIA's interrogation of terror suspects after 9/11

The report is expected to be a damning indictment of a secret program under the administration of former president George W Bush to question dozens of detainees.

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