Category Archives: Mike Pompeo

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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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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New Documents: Benghazi Had Nothing to Do With Protests

“This document removes any further doubt that the State Department and the Obama administration knew immediately after the assault on Benghazi that it was a well-orchestrated terrorist attack and not a ‘spontaneous demonstration’ over a ‘hateful video,’ as the Obama … 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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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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CIA Torture Whistleblower John Kiriakou Responds To President Trump

“This is not something you can do without legal support, congressional support and public support, and that support does not exist.” John McLaughlin Deputy CIA director when the ‘Black Sites’ program was established On Wednesday (25 January 2017), it was revealed … Continue reading

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Message from Director Pompeo to CIA Workforce

“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 LANGLEY, VA – Mike Pompeo was sworn in last night as Director of the Central … Continue reading

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Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Leaks

“The current state of whistleblowing prosecutions under the Espionage Act makes a truly fair trial wholly unavailable to an American who has exposed classified wrongdoing. Legal scholars have strongly argued that the US Supreme Court – which has never yet … Continue reading

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Senate Confirmation Hearing of Mike Pompeo as CIA Director

“I will continue to pursue foreign intelligence with vigor no matter where the facts lead.” Mike Pompeo — Confirmation hearing 12 January 2017 Though Mr. Pompeo is known for his unrelenting partisanship in Congress, both Democrats and Republicans have said … Continue reading

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CIA Pompeo’s Confirmation Hearing Postponed. What to Expect?

“The people who know him from the House intelligence committee have always said he was serious. He studied the issues. He was worth talking to.” Former CIA Director Michael Hayden               Rep. Mike Pompeo’s … Continue reading

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