WorldViews: CIA


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/15/2014

A cheesy FBI video hopes to stop U.S. students from becoming Chinese spies

Meet Glenn Duffie Shriver.

By Adam Taylor  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A., China, fbi, Glenn Duffie Shriver, Spies

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Get caught up on Benghazi, in five short paragraphs

If you've been having a tough time following the controversy, here's a quick summary for you.

By Max Fisher  |  03:50 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A., Libya

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 02/13/2013

The 11 foreign policy takeaways from Obama's State of the Union

Less Afghanistan and Syria, more cyber security and drones, outreach to Iran and more.

By Max Fisher  |  11:33 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, C.I.A., Cyber Security, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Syria, U.S. Foreign Policy

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Will the U.S. begin acknowledging unintended drone casualties?

The U.S. has not always had the easiest time admitting when drone strikes have killed the wrong people.

By Max Fisher  |  04:26 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A.

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Open-source data contradicts Feinstein on 'single-digit' civilian drone deaths

Two independent reports suggest that U.S. drones kill at least double-digit numbers of civilians.

By Max Fisher  |  03:14 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A.

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Beyond secret drones: The roots of the awkward, improbable, contradictory U.S.-Saudi relationship

How, and why, do Washington and Riyadh manage to sustain an alliance that has so many problems?

By Max Fisher  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A., Saudi Arabia, U.S. Foreign Policy

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 02/05/2013

A staggering map of the 54 countries that reportedly participated in the CIA's rendition program

The global but secret campaign included help from Iran and Syria, among others.

By Max Fisher  |  03:21 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.I.A., Iran, Maps, Syria

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Heres the e-mail trick Petraeus and Broadwell used to communicate

They wrote their "intimate messages" as draft e-mails in a shared Gmail account.

By Max Fisher  |  06:10 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia, Cyber Security

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Petraeus, snagged by online data trail, lived much of his life on e-mail

After years of carefully managing his image with a stream of e-mails, Petraeus’s digital habits may have helped lead investigators to his door.

By Max Fisher  |  04:27 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia, Cyber Security

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Why did Paula Broadwell think the CIA had taken prisoners in Benghazi?

CIA Director Petraeus's paramour made a jarring claim about the Benghazi attack during a recent speech.

By Max Fisher  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia, Libya

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 11/10/2012

Yet more security concerns emerge about Paula Broadwells access to Petraeus

Understanding the risk Petraeus's alleged affair may have posed to the CIA.

By Max Fisher  |  07:23 PM ET, 11/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Did Petraeus have to resign?

Theories abound as to how an affair can become a security risk.

By Olga Khazan  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cia, petraeus

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 11/04/2011

CIA is watching tweets, Facebook

The Associated Press has learned that the CIA is following tweets, up to 5 million a day.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:01 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, CIA, Open Source Center, Twitter