Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over tweets, Russia

2017-01-15 22:25

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan has ripped into Donald Trump for "talking and tweeting" about possibly easing sanctions against Russia.

CIA defends nuclear deal with Iran

2015-04-08 09:11

CIA director John Brennan has given a staunch defence of the framework nuclear deal with Iran, calling some criticism of the accord 'disingenuous' while expressing surprise at Tehran's concessions.

CIA rolls out 'new and improved website'

2013-06-24 23:36

The CIA prides itself on secrecy but the spy agency has unveiled a revamped wesbite that promises a user-friendly layout and a "sleeker, more modern web experience".

Brennan sworn in as CIA chief

2013-03-08 19:58

John Brennan has been sworn in as the director of the CIA, becoming the third key member of President Barack Obama's new national security team.

Brennan clears Senate hurdle

2013-03-07 23:15

The US Senate has voted to proceed with the nomination of John Brennan to be President Barack Obama's next director of the CIA.

US may use pre-emptive cyberstrikes

2013-02-04 22:04

A secret legal review has concluded the US president has the power to order pre-emptive cyberstrikes if credible evidence suggests a major digital attack is imminent from abroad, a report says.


CIA director lifts veil over secret 9/11 pages

2016-05-02 13:42

CIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links.

CIA chief defends agency's record

2014-12-11 22:27

CIA Director John Brennan has defended his agency from accusations in a report that it used inhumane interrogation techniques against terrorists with no security benefits to the US.

Obama and Erdogan demand Assad step down

2013-05-17 08:05

US President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have insisted Bashar Assad must step down amid a flurry of moves to organise peace talks.

Obama welcomes Brennan's CIA confirmation

2013-03-08 09:01

The US Senate has confirmed John Brennan as CIA director after the White House doused a fierce debate over the potential use of domestic drones.

CIA pick: Senator speaks for hours

2013-03-07 10:01

A Republican senator is seeking to block President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the CIA, saying he would speak as long as it takes to do so, citing concern about drone strikes on US soil.

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