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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!” [UPDATE: CIA Official transcript posted and modified]

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!”

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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CIA Director blames “worship of Edward Snowden” for rise in leaks

“In some ways, I do think [leaking has] accelerated. I think there is a phenomenon, the worship of Edward Snowden, and those who steal American secrets for the purpose of self-aggrandizement or money or for whatever their motivation may be, … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 26 2017

Trump CIA director blames ‘worship of Edward Snowden’ for rise in leaks — Appeals court affirms most convictions of ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case — How An Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar — Khan Sheikhoun: Trump … Continue reading

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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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US: Annual number of suspected criminal leaks undiminished by Obama’s policy

“There’s been major crimes committed. What I’m concerned about is no one is focusing on major leaks that have occurred here… We can’t run a government like this. A government can’t function with massive leaks at the highest level.” House … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg to direct ‘Pentagon Papers’ film

“For an American to be patriotic is to be loyal to the principles of our Constitution, and the First Amendment. The truth is that the policies of the government is sometimes in conflict with that. In our country, patriotism should … Continue reading

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US Whistleblowers — Test your ‘Spy’ knowledge with our quiz!

How much do you know about spy agencies? Take this quiz to find out your knowledge of American whistleblowers. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today   Here are ten quotes from/or about these people. Can you identify them? [HINT: Each person … Continue reading

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UK: Law Commission proposals to radically increase prison terms for revealing and handling state secrets

“The Official Secrets Act 1989 (…) is reputedly one of the most draconian secrecy laws in the world. It seems to me to have been very effective at dissuading and preventing the 99.9% of British citizens who have signed to … 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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