CIA

AP
CBS News
September 15, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in...
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Valerie Plame Campaign
Rebekah Sager
September 10, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has released a new movie-trailer-style campaign video that seems more like something for an action movie than a campaign ad. Plame, a Democrat, is running for the seat held by Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), who is running for a Senate seat. “I come from Ukrainian...
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AP
July 22, 2019 - 2:24 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Monday announced the arrest of 17 Iranians accused of spying on the country's nuclear and military sites for the CIA and said some of them have been sentenced to death. President Donald Trump called it "another lie" from Iran. The arrests happened over the...
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AP
June 12, 2019 - 8:26 am
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would not approve of U.S. intelligence agencies using family members of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as assets, a day after a report that Kim's half brother had traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017. Trump...
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Associated Press
May 21, 2018 - 12:17 pm
(AP) - New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency. "We must learn from the...
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Getty
May 17, 2018 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a vote to confirm Gina Haspel as CIA director (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The Senate has confirmed Gina Haspel as the first female director of the CIA following a rocky nomination process that reopened debate about one of the darkest chapters in the spy agency's...
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