CIA

Christine Levinson, wife of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who vanished in Iran in 2007, testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2019.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
March 07, 2019 - 10:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a former FBI agent who vanished in Iran in 2007 expressed bitter frustration Thursday about efforts to get her husband back home. Christine Levinson told a House panel that she holds Iran responsible for the disappearance of her husband, Robert, but she also said three...
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FILE - In an Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Antonio "Tony" Mendez, former CIA technical operations officer, poses for photographers at the premiere of the film Argo in Washington.
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
January 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio "Tony" Mendez died Saturday at an...
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Cindy McCain, center, widow of the late U.S> Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., views the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
December 04, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): RELATED: Mourners paying respects to Bush seek sense of civility, healing 7 p.m. Former President George W. Bush and his family have greeted mourners at the Capitol as his father, George H.W. Bush,...
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Sen. Jack Reed: Trump lying about CIA report
CNN
November 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Friday accused President Donald Trump of lying about the CIA's report that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump said Thursday that the CIA...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Bryan R. Smith/Getty Images via CNN
November 16, 2018 - 8:23 pm
By Elise Labott and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official...
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In this May 23, 2017, file photo former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
August 21, 2018 - 9:04 am
By Zeke Miller, Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. In John Brennan, the blunt...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
August 17, 2018 - 8:07 am
By Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. Trump said...
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Ex CIA Employee Charged
CIA
June 19, 2018 - 8:44 am
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- Joshua Schulte, a former CIA employee, has been charged with leaking classified information, the Justice Department announced on Monday. A grand jury indicted Schulte on a series of charges, including illegal gathering of national defense information and illegal...
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CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
May 18, 2018 - 9:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's harsh interrogation program after 9/11. Thursday's 54-45 vote split both parties...
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Gina Haspel
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 16, 2018 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA, won the backing of the Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday, paving the way for her expected confirmation to lead the spy agency. The panel voted 10-5 to advise the full Senate to confirm Haspel, whose nomination...
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