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Retired Clandestine Service Officer’s New Book Filled with Spy Stories and CIA Critique
Intelligence
Retired Clandestine Service Officer’s New Book Filled with Spy Stories and CIA Critique
2021-10-27 14:42:02
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — After 34 years in the CIA — both in clandestine service and as an operations officer — Douglas London has some great stories in the life of a spy, but he also has some criticisms of the agency... Read More

CIA creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising
Geopolitics
CIA creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA said Thursday it will create a top-level working group on China as part of a broad U.S. government effort focused on countering Beijing's influence.  The group will become one of fewer than a dozen mission... Read More

Former CIA Official Knows Havana Syndrome is Real, Because He Has It
Health
Former CIA Official Knows Havana Syndrome is Real, Because He Has It
2021-09-30 13:53:35
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — Just as the CIA was reportedly evacuating an intelligence officer in Serbia who had injuries consistent with Havana Syndrome, guests of Harvard University’s Intelligence Project were asserting that brain injuries from “a new form of asymmetric deniable warfare”... Read More

Biden Picks Familiar Faces for Top Roles at FEMA, CIA
Political News
Biden Picks Familiar Faces for Top Roles at FEMA, CIA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is nominating New York emergency department commissioner Deanne Criswell to serve as the Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator and has tapped former CIA deputy director David Cohen to return to the agency in the... Read More

Biden Chooses Veteran Diplomat Burns as CIA Director
Intelligence
Biden Chooses Veteran Diplomat Burns as CIA Director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden announced Monday he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director. A former ambassador to Russia and Jordan, Burns, 64, had a 33-year career at the State Department under both Republican... Read More

VA-07: Abigail Spanberger (D)
House Watch
VA-07: Abigail Spanberger (D)
2020-10-31 00:58:51
by TWN Staff

About Spanberger : Abigail Spanberger began her career of public service as a federal law enforcement officer working narcotics and money laundering cases with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Spanberger then joined the CIA as a case officer. She traveled... Read More

Rice, Suozzi, King, and Meeks Call for Investigation Into Foreign Adversaries Stoking Anti-Semitism
Crime
Rice, Suozzi, King, and Meeks Call for Investigation Into Foreign Adversaries Stoking Anti-Semitism
2020-01-06 19:39:30
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan quartet of House members is urging national security officials to start an investigation into whether foreign adversaries are engaging in an effort to incite anti-Semitism and civil unrest across the United States. Democratic Reps. Kathleen Rice,... Read More

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