The woman nominated by President Obama to be deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency once hosted a regular “erotica night” at a Baltimore bookstore in the 1990s.
CIA Director John Brennan released a statement Wednesday afternoon announcing the retirement of CIA deputy director Michael Morrell.
CIA Director John Brennan has chosen a 30-year veteran of the spy agency to head the clandestine service, which conducts covert operations and recruits agents overseas.
White House counterterrorism director John Brennan came under intense questioning on Thursday by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his views on interrogating terrorists and drone strikes against them.
The CIA removed references to al Qaeda in the talking points it drafted for United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice in what critics say is part of a broad pattern of politicization of intelligence under the Obama administration.
President Barack Obama said Wednesday he has not seen assessments that indicate classified information disclosed in the sex scandal involving CIA director David Petraeus compromised United States security.
Senior intelligence officials and the FBI’s deputy director will face tough questioning Thursday from House and Senate intelligence committee members upset over the Obama administration’s mishandling of the Sept. 11 terror attack in Benghazi.
Senior members of the House Intelligence Committee said on Thursday that two Chinese telecommunications companies are helping Chinese intelligence by providing access to data moved on computer and network equipment sold to governments and companies around the world.