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CIA puts on hold all spying operations in Western Europe

The CIA’s European Division has halted its operations in Western Europe in response to several spying scandals in Germany and the continent’s negative reaction to the revelations of spying by the National Security Agency on European leaders and citizens.

CIA is training and at once combating ISIL: Former CIA contractor

The US Central Intelligence Agency is frustrated for being asked to train the ISIL terrorist group and at the very same time to combat it, a former CIA contractor says.

Over a dozen CIA-recruited spies work in German ministries

US secret services have recruited more than a dozen officials in various German government ministries to work as spies, with some of them working for the CIA for many years, a German tabloid reported on Sunday.

US critical of German handling of spy row

The United States on Friday hinted at displeasure with Germany over its handling of a spying row, which saw the CIA chief in Berlin thrown out of the country.

CIA-linked rogue general stirs three-front militia war in Libya

The US is urging all of its citizens to leave the country, where a CIA-linked rogue general has launched an uprising against the elected government.

CIA-linked rogue general stirs three-front militia war in Libya

'Planes don't just disappear': Former Malaysian Prime Minister accuses CIA of covering up what really happened to flight MH370

Missing Flight MH370 did not crash and its current whereabouts may be know to the Central Intelligence Agency and the Boeing aircraft company, Malaysia's influential former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has claimed.

CIA barred from using vaccinations as cover after dozens of doctors killed

The White House has announced that the CIA will never again set up a fake vaccination program as part of its espionage efforts, following the lethal response to the strategy it employed before raiding Osama bin Laden’s compound in 2011.

US miscalculated will of Ukrainian people

US confirms CIA chief paid a covert visit to Kiev. This sparked speculation US is helping coordinate activists in eastern Ukraine.

'US miscalculated will of Ukrainian people'

CIA lawyer: Stopping torture 'would have been easy,' but I approved it anyway

John Rizzo, the chief legal counsel for the Central Intelligence Agency during the Bush presidency in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 has been opening up about what he experienced during those years as the administration, the agency, and its operatives, in the words of former Vice President Dick Cheney, "took the gloves off" in their war against terrorism.

CIA waging covert war in Colombia

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been engaged in a covert war in Colombia for a decade including an assassination campaign against rebel forces in the country, according to a new report.

US, UK media are slaves of security apparatus' - Greenwald

Journalist Glenn Greenwald condemned the mainstream media during an address at a German computer conference on Friday and accused his colleagues of failing to challenge erroneous remarks routinely made by government officials around the globe.

'US, UK media are slaves of security apparatus' - Greenwald

Washington Post Urged to Disclose New Owner’s CIA Ties

The Washington Post, one of the premier mouthpieces for the establishment, is facing a tsunami of criticism and calls for full disclosure after the newspaper’s new owner, Amazon CEO and Bilderberg luminary Jeff Bezos, secured a $600 million contract with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for “cloud” services. According to critics, the Washington Post boss’s CIA ties represent a serious conflict of interest that, under basic ethical standards in journalism, must be disclosed to readers — at least whenever the paper is reporting on the “intelligence community” and its activities. So far, however, the Post has not publicly announced whether or not it will acknowledge what analysts say is a cut-and-dry conflict of interest.

UN Human Rights Chief: Surveillance Backlash Akin to Anti-Aparthied Movement

The international outcry in response to leaks provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is similar to the backlash against the apartheid regime in South Africa, UN human rights chief Navanethem "Navi" Pillay said during a radio interview Thursday.

Truman’s True Warning on the CIA

Fifty years ago, exactly one month after John Kennedy was killed, the Washington Post published an op-ed titled “Limit CIA Role to Intelligence.” The first sentence of that op-ed on Dec. 22, 1963, read, “I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency.”

American Missing Nearly 7 Years In Iran Was On An Unapproved CIA Mission

In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business.

Western Union shares fall on reported CIA news

Western Union slumped 5 percent in trading Friday following a report by the Wall Street Journal that the CIA is building a database of international money transfer data.

CIA monitors Americans' financial activities

The Central Intelligence Agency is collecting bulk records of international money transfers, including the financial and personal data of millions of Americans.

Human rights court turns down Polish govt request to keep CIA jail hearing closed

The Polish government’s request to the European Court of Human Rights to prohibit the press and public from attending a hearing investigation on whether the US kept a CIA prison on Polish soil has been rejected.

Poland asks European court to hide CIA secret torture prison case from public

Poland has asked the European Court of Human Rights to bar media and public presence during an upcoming hearing on Poland’s complicity with the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” program that delivered terror suspects to secret prisons around the world.

CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran

The U.S. knew Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history -- and still gave him a hand.

“Everyone is corrupt, I’ve come to learn”

Imprisoned CIA whistle-blower John Kiriakou has advice for Snowden -- and a warning for the rest of us.

Israeli Asset Jane Harman being considered to head CIA despite connection to Israel-AIPAC spy scandal

Rep. Jane Harman , the California Democrat with a longtime involvement in intelligence issues, was overheard on an NSA wiretap telling a suspected Israeli agent that she would lobby the Justice Department reduce espionage-related charges against two officials of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee, the most powerful pro-Israel organization in Washington.

Is UK Deporting British Intel Informants to US - Patrick Henningsen

In this Gauntanamo age, Britain is deporting British citizens and residents to the USA. All part of the war on Islam/terror.
Some of these people have already been behind bars for years without due process.

Is UK Deporting British Intel Informants to US - Patrick Henningsen

Italy court upholds "rendition" convictions on ex-CIA agents

Italy's highest court on Wednesday upheld guilty verdicts on 23 Americans for the kidnapping of an Egyptian Muslim cleric, in the first criminal convictions for CIA "rendition" flights during the U.S. 'war on terror'.

There are 50 senior agents in Turkey, ex-spy says

There are nearly 50 high-ranking intelligence agents on Turkey's Syria border, including agents from the United States, France, Germany, Britain and "perhaps Greece," former CIA agent Philip Giraldi told Tolga Tanış of daily Hürriyet in an interview.

Former U.S. officials say CIA considers Israel to be Mideast's biggest spy threat

U.S. intelligence agents stationed in Israel report multiple cases of equipment tampering, suspected break ins in recent years; CIA officials tell the Associated Press that Israel may have leaked info that led to the capture of an agent inside Syria's chemical weapons program.

Poland shaken by case alleging an illicit CIA prison there

A Polish inquiry on whether the CIA had a secret prison in the country where suspects were brutally interrogated could entangle former top Polish officials.

'Underwear bomber' was working for the CIA

Bomber involved in plot to attack US-bound jet was working as an informer with Saudi intelligence and the CIA, it has emerged

CIA thwarts US plane bomb plot

The CIA has thwarted an ambitious plot by al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a US-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

The plot involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jet over Detroit, Michigan on Christmas Day 2009.

The new bomb also was designed to be used in a passenger’s underwear, but this time al Qaida developed a more refined detonation system, US officials said.

6 MEPs censure Lithuania over probes into CIA-run secret prisons

Lithuania has been criticized by six members of the European Parliament for inadequate investigations into the secret prisons run by the US Central Intelligence Agency in the country’s territory.

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