Tag Archives: CIA Director John Brennan

Ten Years Ago — Remembering CIA Elizabeth Hanson ( February 14 1979 – December 30 2009 )

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago — Remembering CIA Jennifer Matthews ( December 6 1964 – December 30 2009 )

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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Spygate — Will Former CIA Director John Brennan Go to Prison? [UPDATE : Brennan’s role scrutinized by Durham]

“Spying did occur [on the Trump campaign in 2016]. The question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.” US Attorney General William Barr (April 10 2019) … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Director John Brennan Defends Torture Methods (December 11 2014) [2019]

“In a limited number of cases, agency officers used interrogation techniques that had not been authorized, were abhorrent and rightly should be repudiated by all.” CIA Director John Brennan (December 11 2014) “No evidence that terror attacks were stopped, terrorists … Continue reading

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Spygate — Will Former CIA Director John Brennan Go to Prison? [UPDATE]

“Spying did occur [on the Trump campaign in 2016]. The question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.” US Attorney General William Barr (April 10 2019) … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Rachel A. Dean (April 10 1981 – September 30 2006) [2019]

“Rachel was a warm and compassionate young woman, and an officer of unbounded potential. We miss her still and will remember her always. She is our 87th star.” CIA Director General Michael V. Hayden — May 21 2007 “From the … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — 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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Remembering CIA Molly C. H. Hardy (Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998) [2019]

“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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Two Years Ago — Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before House Intelligence Committee (May 23 2017) [UPDATE : John Brennan Perjured Himself Over Steele Dossier]

“I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and U.S. persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals.” John … Continue reading

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Spygate — Will Former CIA Director John Brennan Go to Prison? [UPDATE : Attorney General William Barr doubles down on spying claims]

“Spying did occur [on the Trump campaign in 2016]. The question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.” US Attorney General William Barr (April 10 2019) … Continue reading

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