CIA Director John Brennan has defended the agency's post-9/11 interrogation methods but admitted some techniques were "harsh" and "abhorrent". [...]
A group of former top-ranking CIA officials disputed a U.S. Senate committee's finding that the agency's interrogation techniques produced no valuable intelligence, saying such work [...]
Afghan President Asraf Ghani has said the CIA's brutal interrogation programme "violated all accepted norms of human rights in the world" [...]
The United States was last night confronted with a landmark report into the CIA interrogation of detainees in the wake of the September 11 attacks at “black site” prisons around the world so replete with details of barbarism and inhumane treatment as to call into question the values at the core of the nation’s identity. [...]
Former CIA director Michael Hayden told Newsmax TV that the Senate Intelligence Committee's so-called "torture report" on the interrogation of terror suspects is shockingly incomplete — and he emphatically denied lying to the committee members when he spoke to them in 2006. [...]
The CIA carried out "brutal" interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 attacks on the US, a US Senate report has said. [...]
Declassified US records reveal the nation's intelligence chiefs used hundreds of Nazis as spies and informants after World War Two.
Central Intelligence Agency officials are said to have turned to the country's former enemies to help beat the Soviet Union during the Cold War. [...]
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What are the odds? You put about $68 billion annually into a maze of 17 major intelligence outfits. You build them glorious headquarters. [...]
Newly declassified files offer a peak into spycraft, 9/11, assassination plots, and office humor. [...]
Though 600-page report was planned for September, top senator says arguments may not finish until after midterms [...]
Intelligence pros are far more skeptical of government claims than their bosses let on. [...]
A day after a video surfaced showing the beheading of a second American journalist held captive by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), the dire [...]
John Brennan said CIA employees would never snoop on congressional staffers investigating its use of torture. New revelations show that's what they did. [...]
A secret Senate report on CIA interrogations "tells a story of which no American is proud", a leaked White House memo states. [...]
The United States Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA, has opened its first official accounts on Twitter and Facebook, it announced on Friday.
The spy agency said it would help it to engage more directly with the public and make unclassified information on the agency "more accessible". [...]