Category Archives: CIA Briefing

Former C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta: “President Must Build ‘Loyalty’ With Intel Community”

“Obviously, it’s not a good situation. Because there is a lack of trust between the president and the intelligence community, and between the intelligence community and the president. And, you know, every time he demeans the intelligence community or accuses … Continue reading

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Bob Woodward: Trump Dossier Is a ‘Garbage Document’ — “Intelligence Chiefs Should ‘Apologize’ to Trump”

“To your request of my opinion of the manner in which a newspaper should be conducted so as to be most useful, I should answer, ‘by restraining it to true facts and sound principles only.’ Yet I fear such a … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past: Nixon & the CIA’s Daily Briefs

“Another item in the memo is a detailed report of a recent meeting of Indira Gandhi’s cabinet about the pros and cons of accepting a cease-fire once a government was installed in Bangladesh. The CIA provided the information based on … Continue reading

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TRUMP & The CIA Briefings

“Just hours before he was due to receive a classified briefing from members of US intelligence agencies, Presidential candidate Donald Trump declared that he will not employ the ‘standard’ intelligence community figureheads because he does not trust them owing to … Continue reading

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