CIA Director

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
Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russia against meddling in US presidential election

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russia against meddling in US presidential election

Former CIA director John Brennan said today that he warned Russia last summer against meddling in the US presidential election but the Russians went ahead and did it, anyway.

May 23, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Teen hacker says he cracked CIA head's personal email: Report

A teenaged hacker broke into CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account and swiped sensitive files including a top-secret application for a security clearance, the New York Post reported.

Oct 20, 2015, 06:03 AM IST

CIA chief weighs ambitious overhaul of spy agency

CIA Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping internal review that could dramatically change how the country`s leading spy agency is organized, officials said Thursday.

Nov 21, 2014, 00:48 AM IST

Woman in Petraeus scandal visited White House

A US official says a Florida socialite whose emails triggered the eventual downfall of CIA director David Petraeus visited the White House 3 times.

Nov 17, 2012, 10:30 AM IST

‘Amused’ Taliban calls for stoning CIA chief to death

The sex scandal that ensnared CIA chief David Petraeus has prompted laughter among the Taliban.

Nov 16, 2012, 13:06 PM IST

A single spiteful email unlocks a Pandora`s Box

It started in May with a spiteful email to the top US commander in Afghanistan.

Nov 15, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Bin Laden is dead, al-Qaida is not: CIA Director

The raid on a mansion in Abbottabad, near Islamabad, Leon Panetta said was the culmination of intense and tireless
efforts on the part of many dedicated agency officers over many years.

May 04, 2011, 00:30 AM IST

US intelligence vows to pursue ops aggressively: Panetta

US intelligence has caused "exceptionally heavy damage" to al Qaeda and the CIA intends to continue counter terrorism operations "aggressively" in South Asia, according to the agency`s top ranking official.

Jan 09, 2010, 14:09 PM IST

CIA director asks US Muslims to aid anti-terror effort

The director of the CIA beseeched Arab-American and Muslim leaders to join efforts to reduce the threat of terrorism in the US.

Sep 17, 2009, 14:31 PM IST

America is a nation at war: CIA Director

A top American intelligence official has said that the United States is a nation at war which is facing threat from al-Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan.

Sep 03, 2009, 12:09 PM IST