CIA chief

If Kim Jong vanishes, don`t ask US spies about it: CIA chief

If Kim Jong vanishes, don`t ask US spies about it: CIA chief

The US agency has a dark history of involvement in plots to overthrow or eliminate leaders in countries like Iran, Cuba, Congo, Vietnam and Chile

Oct 20, 2017, 07:48 AM IST

CIA chief says US needs Pakistan help on Taliban safe havens

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States is going to do everything it can to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table in Afghanistan, but Pakistan must first deny the militants a safe haven on its soil.

Oct 20, 2017, 05:41 AM IST

Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again: CIA chief

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he would not be surprised if North Korea tested another missile, given that it had two tests in July.

Aug 13, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

US in talks with Qatar over five Taliban: CIA chief

 The United States is in talks with Qatar on the status of five Taliban figures who may be free to return to Afghanistan a year after their release in a US prisoner swap, the head of the CIA said Sunday.

Jun 01, 2015, 06:18 AM IST

White House reveals name of CIA chief in Kabul

The White House inadvertently revealed the name of the Central Intelligence Agency`s top officer in Kabul during President Barack Obama`s weekend trip to the Afghan capital.

May 27, 2014, 08:09 AM IST

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan: Report

In a rare gaffe, the White House inadvertently blew the cover of the CIA chief in Afghanistan.

May 26, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

CIA chief meets ISI officials, Pakistan Army chief

Director of US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan met Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt Gen Zaheer ul Islam here to discuss security situation along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

Feb 24, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

CIA chief makes unannounced Israel visit

An Israeli defence official says the head of the American CIA spy agency has made an unannounced visit to Israel.

May 17, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Obama’s choice of Brennan as CIA chief concerns rights groups

Brennan, 57, currently is the Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counter terrorism.

Jan 08, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Obama to nominate top counter-terrorism adviser as CIA chief

US President Obama will nominate his counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan, who was involved in the planning of the 2011 raid that killed bin Laden.

Jan 07, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Petraeus sworn in as new CIA chief

Obama enlisted Petraeus to take over at the CIA as part of a major shuffle of his security team.

Sep 06, 2011, 22:35 PM IST

Petraeus warns of deteriorating US-Pakistan ties

US General David Petraeus admitted there was no option but to work on troubled relations with Pak.

Jul 21, 2011, 10:49 AM IST

US Senate confirms Petraeus as CIA chief

David Petraeus has won wide acclaim as commander of war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Jul 01, 2011, 09:58 AM IST

CIA chief confronts Pak over terror links

Leon Panetta has presented evidence of collusion between militants and security officials in Pak.

Jun 11, 2011, 12:40 PM IST

CIA chief on visit to repair ties with Pakistan

The ties between the two countries were fractured by the American raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

Jun 11, 2011, 00:37 AM IST

Some 1,000 al Qaeda still in Iraq: CIA chief

Leon Panetta expected Iraq to ask Washington "at some point" to keep some US troops in the country.

Jun 10, 2011, 10:05 AM IST

Somali militants aiming to attack abroad: CIA chief

Somalia has had no effective government since dictator Siad Barre was deposed in 1991.

Jun 09, 2011, 10:34 AM IST

Obama nominates new defence, CIA chiefs

US President formally nominated Leon Panetta as new secretary of defence.

May 27, 2011, 13:02 PM IST

Petraeus to commence third US ‘war’ in Pakistan as CIA chief: Report

David Petraeus has served as commander in two wars launched by US post 9/11.

Apr 30, 2011, 22:19 PM IST

Pakistani spy agency denies it unmasked CIA chief

The station chief`s name was revealed by a Pakistani threatening to sue CIA.

Dec 18, 2010, 16:07 PM IST