Tag Archives: Central Intelligence Agency

10Dec/16

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted increasing attention to assisting Donald Trump’s effort to win the election, the U.S. official familiar with the finding told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

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18Jan/16
The Swiss ski resort of Davos

The divided world debate at Davos

Politicians and business leaders gathering in the Swiss Alps this week face an increasingly divided world, with the poor falling further behind the super-rich and political fissures in the United States, Europe and the Middle East running deeper than at any time in decades. Grace Pascoe reports. Continue reading

08Sep/15

How the UK carried out its first drone execution of British citizens abroad

UK (Next Media) – The UK killed two British citizens fighting with ISIS in Syria in a drone strike last month, the first time Britain’s prime minister has authorized the killing of British citizens in a drone strike abroad.
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15Jun/15

Latest U.S. hacking targets millions’ personal data

(REUTERS) – If you work in Washington and had an affair or smoked a joint, you might be exposed.

The Associated Press is reporting on a new hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
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14Jun/15

Britain pulls out spies as Russia, China crack Snowden files – report

File footage of whistleblower Edward Snowden as the Sunday Times reports that Britain is pulling agents from live operations in “hostile countries” after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor.

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13Jun/15

Chinese hackers breach US military and intelligence data

U.S. (Next Media) – Hackers with suspected links to the Chinese government appear to have accessed personal information on US intelligence and military personnel, US officials said.
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02Apr/15

Lithuanian prosecutors restart investigation into CIA jail allegations

Lithuanian prosecutors say they have relaunched a criminal investigation into accusations that state security officials allowed the CIA to run a secret jail in the Baltic state.

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02Apr/15

China “disapproves” of U.S. sanctions programme targeting cyber attackers

China’s foreign ministry says it “disapproves” of a U.S. sanctions program targeting overseas cyber attackers.

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03Mar/15

Former CIA director Petraeus pleads guilty to federal charge -DOJ

Former CIA director David Petraeus pleads guilty in federal court to a charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified information, the U.S. Justice Department says.

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