Avril D. Haines will return to the White House, where she previously served as deputy legal counsel.
The agency leaned on questionably credentialed advisers and made multimillion-dollar payments to nations hosting the sites, all while keeping the nation’s leadership in the dark.
Decades of scandals haven’t reined in the agency, which U.S. leaders have grown to rely on to do what no other agency can.
A Senate probe of the agency’s secret interrogations after 9/11 alleges the use of unapproved practices and dishonesty with the White House and Congress.
A Republican-led panel concludes that there was no intelligence failure and that the CIA and the military responded appropriately to the deadly attacks on U.S. facilities in Libya in 2012.
An internal committee at the clandestine agency is evaluating a proposal to combine long-separate spying and analysis divisions into hybrid units focused on specific regions or threats.
The move would ease an urgent need while the Pentagon builds a similar but slower-to-assemble program.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper won the release of Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae.
The rules are aimed at detecting militants with Western passports before they board flights to the U.S.
Lawmakers questioned the purpose and cost of deploying up to 1,000 undercover officers overseas in a move that would rival the CIA.