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By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The director of the CIA met with the Taliban’s top political leader in Kabul, an official said Tuesday, as more reports emerged of abuses in areas held by the fighters.
By Nomaan Merchant, Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
Recent developments on national intelligence have exacerbated concerns the Trump administration is co-opting government capabilities for its own gain. In one example, mere hours before the first Trump-Biden debate, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe declassified unverified Russian intelligence suggesting…
By Nick Schifrin
A former CIA officer and contract linguist for the FBI has been charged with spying for China, including by disclosing secret tradecraft and information on sources to intelligence officers.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Reports that the U.S. extracted a Russian spy from the Kremlin in 2017 have reignited a discussion about intelligence community sources and methods. Specifically, questions are arising about whether Russian President Vladimir Putin himself ordered interference into the 2016 presidential…
By Aya Batrawy, Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
An Iranian intelligence official said at a news conference in Tehran the arrests happened over the past months.
At the White House on Tuesday, President Trump welcomed Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, in the latter’s first bilateral foreign visit. The two leaders share many similar views, as they reiterated at a press conference, and Bolsonaro represents Brazil’s first pro-U.S.
Saudi Arabia was in the spotlight as the Senate considered U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen and intelligence about Jamal Khashoggi's murder. While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo helped lead the briefing, CIA director Gina Haspel's absence stunned…
Seven weeks after Jamal Khashoggi's murder, evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s crown prince orchestrated the killing. How will the U.S. respond to its longtime ally? To discuss, Nick Schifrin is joined by Rep.-elect Tom Malinowski, D-NJ, who previously worked at the…
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
Scrutiny of the 33-year spy career of new CIA director Gina Haspel has focused on her undercover role in the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, but she cut her teeth in intelligence operations against Russia.
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