Category Archives: CIA

The True Story of the CIA Debacle in China

“There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of almost unbelievably crude errors—and the ones that are not yet widely known to have failed.” Edward Luttwak “To give … Continue reading

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CIA — The Top 10 Myths

“I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency. At least, I would like to submit here the original reason why I thought it necessary to organize this Agency … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Trump Revokes Former CIA Director Security Clearance

“It’s astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity. Seems like you will never understand what it means to be president, nor what it takes to be a good, decent, & honest … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — TRUMP : “Second Amendment People Could Stop Clinton”

“If she [Hillary Clinton] gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do [about your right to bear arms], folks. Although the Second Amendment people — maybe there is, I don’t know.” Donald Trump On this day two years ago, Trump probably crossed … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Molly C. H. Hardy [Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998]

“For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of … Continue reading

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CIA & Torture — Gina Haspel Thailand Cables Declassified

“These cables confirm the findings of the Senate Intel report, and show why the release of a nominee’s FULL record before confirmation is absolutely necessary. We shouldn’t rely on restricted & incomplete records to evaluate nominees – whether to the … Continue reading

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CIA Directors [DCI and D/CIA] — Test your “Spy Knowledge” with our Quiz! [2018]

“With the benefit of hindsight and my experience as a senior Agency leader, the enhanced interrogation program is not one the CIA should have undertaken. The United States must be an example to the rest of the world, and I … Continue reading

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CIA — Vaughn Bishop appointed Deputy Director

“I am honored to come home to the CIA to serve with Director Haspel on the leadership team. As a career officer, this is the opportunity of a lifetime. I have tremendous respect for the men and women of the Agency, … Continue reading

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CIA Whistleblowers — “I, John Reidy, Declare…”

“I cannot talk about the 2007 incident. It is classified. I risk incarceration. I have a family.” “If you are contemplating whistleblowing … you’re going to sit there and say, ‘If I go through that system, it will not end … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA Director Leon Panetta: “Trump Is Not Qualified To Be POTUS”

“You have a presidential candidate who is, in fact, asking the Russians to engage in American politics. I think that’s beyond the pale… He is truly not qualified to be president of the United States.” Former CIA Director Leon Panetta … Continue reading

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