In the Loop: CIA


Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/13/2013

CIA’s Brennan identifies with hostages

In Senate testimony, Brennan denies knowledge of the tussle over secret drone documents.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Brennan, CIA, drone strikes, Senate, Intelligence, Jay Rockefeller, hostages, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/20/2013

I’m stranded abroad and need your help!

Having your passport and money stolen overseas is no joke. . . maybe.

By Al Kamen  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Philip Mudd, stranded, New America foundation, Manila, CIA, FBI, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Washington’s peculiar ways confound visitors

A visiting federal judge from New York meets the CIA’s litigation style.

By Peter Finn  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, lawsuit, Justice Department, Judge, Frederick Scullin Jr., Marcia Cowles, Mark S. Zaid, Anthony Moses, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Broadwell’s bio says ‘embedded’ with Petraeus

An online bio says “embedded” with former CIA chief.

By Al Kamen  |  12:13 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paula Broadwell, David Petraeus, CIA, Jill Kelly, Abbe Lowell, Judy Smith, Bill Clinton, Chandra Levy, John Edwards, Monica Lewinsky, Jack Abramoff, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Petraeus to Princeton?

There are rumors that the CIA chief is interested in the top job at the Ivy League university.

By Al Kamen  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Petraeus, CIA, Princeton, pesident, Daily Princetonian, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/09/2012

CIA denied Sen. Bill Nelson his right to be waterboarded

IN THE LOOP | The agency was worried that Sen. Bill Nelson might die during the procedure.

By Al Kamen  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, Waterboarding, Bill Nelson, Jose Rodriguez, torture, Hard Measures, Bill Harlow, conspiracy, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Even senators get airport pat-downs

The chair of the Senate intelligence committee was patted down in by airport security in Dubai.

By Al Kamen  |  05:27 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CIA, Al Qaeda, airlne bomb, TSA, airports, screening, John Tyner, pat downs, Dianne Feinstein, Senate, intelligence committee, Dubai, Afghanistan, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Ambassador to Pakistan set to leave post

Cameron Munter said Monday that he’ll be leaving Islamabad this summer after having served less than two years of the usual three-year ambassadorial tour of duty.

By Al Kamen  |  05:58 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cameron Munter, Pakistan, ambassador, Raymond Davis, CIA, Washington, Islamabad, drone strike, North Waziristan, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil