Category Archives: CIA Director

Two Years Ago — President Bashar al-Assad : “The Chemical Attack Story Is A Fabrication”

“Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists. They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack.” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad April 15 2017 — In an interview … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director John Brennan : “I really don’t do evidence.”

“The competing messages, according to officials in attendance, also reflect cultural differences between the FBI and the CIA. The bureau, true to its law enforcement roots, wants facts and tangible evidence to prove something beyond all reasonable doubt. The CIA … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA 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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Two Years Ago — Saudi Crown Prince Awarded the CIA George Tenet Medal of Honor

“Our relationship with the United States is historic and strategic. Any attempts to undermine that will falter.” Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef January 11 2017 — On Friday (February 10 2017), CIA Director Mike Pompeo honoured the Saudi Crown Prince … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“We don’t blow up civilian airliners up in the air…” Former CIA Director John McLaughlin “The number, 655, is a flight number: Iran Air 655. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re far from alone. But you should know the … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former Acting CIA Director Mike Morell : “Trump Has Some Special Bond With Putin”

“President Donald Trump’s statements on Russia have been very bizarre and it suggests that he doesn’t have a good understanding of what Putin has done over a very long period of time.” Former CIA Director Michael Morell February 7 2017 … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Gina Haspel Selected to be Deputy Director of CIA

“Gina is an exemplary intelligence officer and a devoted patriot who brings more than 30 years of Agency experience to the job. She is also a proven leader with an uncanny ability to get things done and to inspire those … Continue reading

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On This Day — Nixon Dismisses CIA Director Richard Helms (February 2 1973)

“The timing caught me by surprise. I had barely enough time to get my things out of the office and to assemble as many colleagues of all ranks as possible for a farewell. …  A few days later, I encountered … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — WHITE HOUSE : “CIA Is Back to the National Security Council”

“Bannon’s role is a radical departure from any National Security Council in history.” Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) January 31 2017 — On Monday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that the CIA will be added to the National Security Council. Follow … Continue reading

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Biography — CIA Director Mike Pompeo (January 23, 2017 – April 26, 2018)

“After many weeks of anticipation, I am eager to join you, energized by the prospect of what we will achieve together.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (January 24 2017) Mike Pompeo was sworn in January 23 2017 as Director of the … Continue reading

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