In the Loop: Intelligence

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 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.

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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 06:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Gen. Clapper channels Westmoreland?

Intel chief James Clapper raised an eyebrow by comparing optimistic views on Afghanistan to those of Vietnam days.

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Tags:  Afghanistan, National Intelligence Estimate, Gen. John Allen, Ryan Crocker, Gen. James Mattis, Adm. James Stavrides, Carl Levin, Emily Heil, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Gen. William Westmoreland, Vietnam