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The “Deep State” Is a Political Party

The “Deep State” Is a Political Party

It was, in the eyes of Trump World, the very clubhouse of the Deep State: the plush, blue-carpeted, wood-paneled 13th floor auditorium of the National Press Club, located in the heart of the
Former CIA deputy director: Maybe US intel officials should resign en masse after Helsinki

Former CIA deputy director: Maybe US intel officials should resign en masse after Helsinki

Short-term emoting over long-range thinking. The post Former CIA deputy director: Maybe US intel officials should resign en masse after Helsinki appeared first on Hot Air.
Torture Claims and Destroyed Videos Shadow Trump’s CIA Nominee

Torture Claims and Destroyed Videos Shadow Trump’s CIA Nominee

Gina Haspel spent three decades working in secret. Now the lifelong spy is preparing for a bruising public debut.
Former Generals Oppose Trump’s CIA Nominee

Former Generals Oppose Trump’s CIA Nominee

Dozens of former senior U.S. military leaders pressed senators to block Gina Haspel from becoming the next CIA director.
CIA Defends Haspel’s Role in Destruction of Tapes

CIA Defends Haspel’s Role in Destruction of Tapes

The Central Intelligence Agency declassified a 2011 memo by then-Deputy Director Michael Morell on his decision not to discipline Gina Haspel for her role in destroying tapes of detainee
CIA Pick Haspel to Face Questions on Interrogations

CIA Pick Haspel to Face Questions on Interrogations

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA would make history as the first female director of the intelligence agency, but first she’ll face questions about her past role in U.S. interrogation

Obama-era CIA director admits endorsing Hillary Clinton, ostracizing Trump was short-sighted

Michael Morell, who served as the deputy head of the CIA in the Obama administration and was twice promoted to acting CIA director, believes the…

Harvard boots Chelsea Manning after CIA leaders complained

After two CIA leaders publicly rebuked Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government for extending a visiting fellowship to Chelsea Manning, an ex-military analyst who leaked classified information and spent