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CIA Director Pompeo Compares Iran To ISIS

“For unlike ISIS and its mirage of a caliphate, Iran is a powerful nation-state that remains the world’s largest state-sponsor of terrorism. The Islamic Republic is Iran’s version of what the caliphate ought to look like under the control of … Continue reading

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Pompeo Delivers Opening Keynote at 2017 Conference on Ethos and Profession of Intelligence at GW University

“As a large government organization, eliminating barriers to action is a never-ending challenge for us, one that most of my predecessors faced as well. Porter Goss, who’s serving on one of our panels today, noted the problem during his tenure … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo considered to replace Sec. of State Rex Tillerson

“Pompeo, who has defended Trump in the past and speaks with him daily, could seemingly transition smoothly into the role of secretary of state. Pompeo has credibility as a member of Trump’s inner circle and, unlike Tillerson, has a wide … Continue reading

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New York Times vs. CIA: “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes” [UPDATE]

“Because it’s a military operation, I don’t think we can completely treat the people who run it purely as intelligence operatives. It moves into a different realm in the discussion as far as I’m concerned. It’s not like you’re exposing … Continue reading

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Under pressure from the CIA, Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning’s visiting fellowship

“[However] we are withdrawing the invitation to her to serve as a visiting fellow – and the perceived honour that it implies to some people – while maintaining the invitation for her to spend a day at the Kennedy School … Continue reading

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US — CIA goes to war with WikiLeaks [POLL]

“It is the sense of Congress that WikiLeaks and the senior leadership of WikiLeaks resemble a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors and should be treated as such a service by the United States.” 2018 US intelligence … Continue reading

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CIA Launches Signature School Program at Baruch College

“Diversity carries special importance here at CIA. Because of our global charter, we need talent from all cultures and backgrounds to accomplish our mission. CIA must be an employer of choice for all Americans who want to serve our country, … Continue reading

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David Ignatius: “The CIA is entering a danger zone.”

“If the ghosts who inhabit the walls of the CIA could talk, they would tell Director Mike Pompeo to be careful. The agency is entering a danger zone where a White House in turmoil wants the CIA to take aggressive … Continue reading

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New York Times vs. CIA: “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes”

“Because it’s a military operation, I don’t think we can completely treat the people who run it purely as intelligence operatives. It moves into a different realm in the discussion as far as I’m concerned. It’s not like you’re exposing … Continue reading

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Aspen Security Forum 2017 — CIA Director Mike Pompeo Full Interview

“WikiLeaks wants to take down America and will work with anyone to do so. We now need to understand that threats come from different sources like them.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo CIA director Mike Pompeo spoke in a wide-ranging conversation at … Continue reading

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