Category Archives: CIA Director

Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden: ‘Millennials don’t understand loyalty and secrecy’

“CNN’s having Hayden preach on Loyalty!  Tune in next week for Bill Clinton on chastity!  Hayden’s successor at NSA, Keith Alexander, went out and bought a pair of broad-cut jeans in a comic attempt to identify with millennials – but, alas, to … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo defends ‘State Secrets Privilege’ in high profile torture case

“Many details surrounding the program remain highly classified due to the damage to national security that reasonably could be expected to result from disclosure of that information. For this reason, the CIA has withheld or objected to the disclosure of … Continue reading

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CIA Directors — Test your ‘Spy’ knowledge with our quiz!

How much do you know about spy agencies? Take this quiz to find out your knowledge of the CIA Directors. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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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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WHITE HOUSE: “The president did not yell at the CIA Director.”

“The president did not yell at the CIA director.” White House Spokesperson — Saturday 18 2017 On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal had reported that U.S. intelligence officials have kept information from Mr. Trump because they feared it could be … Continue reading

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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 On Friday (10 February 2017), CIA Director Mike Pompeo honored the Saudi Crown Prince with the CIA ‘George … Continue reading

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

“The shoot-down of Iran Air flight 655 was an accident, but that is not how it was seen in Tehran. The Iranian government assumed that the attack had been purposeful. … Tehran convinced itself that Washington was trying to signal … Continue reading

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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 acting CIA Director Michael Morell   Former … Continue reading

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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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WHITE HOUSE: CIA back to the National Security Council

“Bannon’s role is a radical departure from any National Security Council in history.” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)   On Monday (30 January 2017), White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that the CIA will be added to the NSC. Follow us on  … Continue reading

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