Category Archives: CIA

CIA Order of Succession 2019 — When Haspel Ripped a Page from Hoover Book

“The following officers of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA), during any period in which the D/CIA has died, … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) [2020 : The Mysterious 1965 Star]

“I imagine you’re still wondering about Doug (Johnson). I still haven’t given him an answer and I may not between now and at the time he leaves. . . . The trouble is I’m not at all sure how I feel about … Continue reading

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CIA — The “fake scrotum” Radio Kit

“What I see when I look at the [CIA] rectal tool kit is a great example of problem solving. Technology is designed to fixed hard problem.” Dr. Vince Houghton — Historian and curator of the International Spy Museum “You just … Continue reading

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CIA — Order of Succession… In the event of a Major Global Catastrophe

“The following officers of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA), during any period in which the D/CIA has died, … Continue reading

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25 Years Ago — Remembering CIA Jacqueline K. Van Landingham (1962 – March 8 1995) [Why was Gary Durrell not honored with a Star?]

“African Americans have long made critical contributions to our Agency’s mission, taking the risks and bearing the sacrifices that intelligence work often demands. We at CIA join our fellow citizens in remembering the immeasurable sacrifice, strength, and courage of African … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Aldrich Ames Arrested by FBI in Arlington, Virginia (February 21, 1994) [2020]

“I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counter-espionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment.” Former CIA Aldrich Hazen … Continue reading

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The Differences Between the FBI and the CIA? [Joke]

“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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One Year Ago — CIA Molly Hale Goes Digital (February 4 2019) [UPDATE : 11th Female Star Identity Revealed]

“To this day, Barbara [Robbins] is the youngest officer memorialized on our Wall. She was the first American woman to die in Vietnam and the first woman in our Agency’s history to make the ultimate sacrifice.  Nine women since then … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — The “STARGATE Project” : The CIA Psychic Spies [UPDATE — Infographics Show]

“Our mission – that is, the mission for INSCOM Center Lane Program’s remote viewing project number 8404 – was to help find Buckley [William Francis Buckley, station chief for the CIA in Beirut Lebanon] before it was too late. The … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Director William Casey Resigns (January 29 1987) [2020]

“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” William Casey — CIA Director (1981-1987) “It is now very clear that there were two separate agreements, one the official agreement with Carter in Algeria, … Continue reading

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