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ISIS may plan Istanbul-like attack in US: CIA

ISIS may plan Istanbul-like attack in US: CIA

The despicable attack at Istanbul's international airport that killed dozens and injured several certainly bears the "hallmarks" of the Islamic State's depravity, CIA Director John Brennan said.

Istanbul attack bears `hallmark` of IS: CIA director

Istanbul attack bears `hallmark` of IS: CIA director

The suicide assault on Istanbul`s Ataturk airport bears the "hallmark" of an Islamic State attack, CIA Director John Brennan said Wednesday.

Secret 9/11 report not evidence of Saudi complicity: CIA chief

Secret 9/11 report not evidence of Saudi complicity: CIA chief

CIA chief John Brennan said Saturday that secret findings of a 2002 congressional investigation into the 9/11 attacks should not be taken as evidence of official Saudi complicity.

CIA chief expects more IS attacks in 'pipeline'

CIA director John Brennan warned on Monday that the attacks in Paris were likely not a "one off event" and that he expects Islamic State has more operations in the pipeline.

Military solution 'impossible' in Middle East: CIA chief

Military solution 'impossible' in Middle East: CIA chief

A military solution is "impossible" in parts of the Middle East, US CIA chief John Brennan has said.

CIA chief's hacked email: Pakistan uses militant proxies against India

CIA chief's hacked email: Pakistan uses militant proxies against India

The documents, released by WikiLeaks and deemed classified by the CIA, contained reports on Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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.

CIA chief in 'secret' Israel talks on Iran: report

CIA chief John Brennan made a "secret" visit to Israel last week to discuss an emerging nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported today.

Headline CIA director claims battle against IS will be ''a long fight''

CIA Director John Brennan has claimed that the battle against the Islamic State (IS) will require both political and military solution, and added that it will be "a long fight".

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.

Pressure on US Senate to act before NSA spy programs expire

CIA chief John Brennan warned Sunday that allowing vital surveillance programs to lapse could increase terror threats, as the US Senate scrambled to renew the controversial provisions hours before their expiration.

US in discussion with Qatar over Taliban five: CIA chief

The United States is in discussions 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.

Crunch time in US Senate as NSA spy programs set to lapse

CIA chief John Brennan warned Sunday that allowing vital surveillance programs to expire could increase terror threats, as the US Senate convened for a showdown over whether to renew the controversial provisions.

CIA chief holds Egypt talks

US Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during an unannounced visit to Cairo, the president`s office said.

CIA chief says criticism of Iran deal `disingenuous`

CIA director John Brennan gave a staunch defense of the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, calling some criticism of the accord "disingenuous" while expressing surprise at Tehran`s concessions.

Pakistan among global hotspots that poses tactical challenges: CIA

Identifying Pakistan along with Iraq, Syria and North Korea as global hotspots, America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has said these countries pose strategic and tactical challenges to policy makers.

US CIA chief says social media ''greatly amplifies'' terror threat

Social media and other technology are making it increasingly difficult to combat militants who are using such modern resources to share information and conduct operations, the head of the US Central Intelligence Agency said on Friday.

CIA to undertake sweeping reforms to meet new age challenges

In order to meet 21st-century challenges like those posed by non-state actors, US' top intelligence agency CIA is set to undertake major reforms and structural changes, including setting up an exclusive university for training spies.

CIA begins reorganisation, increases cyber focus: John Brennan

The Central Intelligence Agency is starting one of the most sweeping reorganisations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said.

American spy girl stationed in India during WWII turns 100

 

Washington: Elizabeth "Betty" McIntosh, an American spy girl who was stationed in India for a few years from 1943 and helped spread disinformation that would undermine Japanese troops, has turned 100.