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‘We understand you, better than you think’: CIA posts video on Telegram to recruit Russian spies
Through the video, CIA has tried to invoke a sense of patriotism. It portrays what the agency believes Russians are going through – doubt, lack of purpose and oppression. A CIA official said that the video sends a message to Russians access to vital information
Global Watch | George Soros and Chinese spy agency worked together as comrades
George Soros' history with the Chinese reveals his hypocrisy as he presents himself as a champion of democracy
Seymour Hersh’s Nord Stream report: Why Biden Administration is worried about its fallout
If the report were to be true, it could come as a huge betrayal for Germany and other European powers that were relying on supply of natural gas from the pipeline. As such, the US and Norway are Berlin's frontline allies
Ayman al-Zawahiri dead: Killing of Al Qaeda leader is long-sought 'justice', says Joe Biden
The president said in an evening address from the White House that US intelligence officials tracked al-Zawahri to a home in downtown Kabul where he was hiding out with his family
Who is Nand Mulchandani, the Indian-origin man named CIA’s first tech officer?
A student of Delhi's Bluebells School, and the US' Cornell, Stanford, and Harvard universities, Mulchandani is the first-ever chief technology officer to be appointed at the CIA
Pride of Pakistan but a nuclear nightmare for the West, AQ Khan dies isolated and lonely
The Pakistani nuclear scientist died at the age at 85 lamenting why his destiny could never really be fulfilled or acknowledged by an ungrateful nation and its ‘spoilt brat’ military establishment
All the Taliban’s men: A who’s who of the Islamic Emirate’s new leadership
Like the government of the first Islamist Emirate, which collapsed after 9/11, the cabinet is heavily dominated by leaders from southern Afghanistan
New China book provides valuable handbook for Indian negotiators, but with some missing context and nuance
The rise of China is a challenge India cannot win, unless it restructures its own administrative capabilities, and revolutionises its society
President-elect Joe Biden picks William Burns as CIA chief; career diplomat set stage for Iran nuclear deal
Burns has deep experience in security and intelligence matters after spending over three decades in the US foreign service, including a stint as ambassador to Russia from 2005 to 2008
Special Frontier Force: Formed after 1962 war with China, secretive outfit was trained by IB, CIA and R&AW
It is important to note that the SFF is not part of the Indian Army but rather falls under under the Directorate General of Security (DGS), a covert organisation operating under the Cabinet Secretariat.
CIA spied on countries including India, Pakistan through secretly-owned Swiss encryption firm for decades, says Washington Post report
The CIA read the encrypted messages of several countries, including India, for decades through its secretly-owned Switzerland-based company trusted by governments all over the world to keep the communications of their spies, soldiers and diplomats secret.
Decade after Barack Obama outlawed CIA's torture programme, an illustrated guide to just what the ordeal entailed
CIA torture techniques: Published here for the first time, they are gritty and highly personal depictions that put flesh, bones and emotion on what until now had sometimes been portrayed in popular culture in sanitised or inaccurate ways: the so-called enhanced interrogations techniques used by the United States in secret overseas prisons during a feverish pursuit of al-Qaida after the 11 September, 2001, attacks.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman hosts CIA chief day after US charges three people for spying on Twitter users critical to royal family
Saudi Arabia's King Salman hosted the Central Intelligence Agency's director Thursday, state media said, after three people were charged in the United States with spying on Twitter users critical of the royal family
Central Intelligence Agency makes its debut on Instagram, but should you follow them?
Many would wonder why an agency like the CIA needs to be on social media?
Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief John Brennan's security clearance; 8 others, including James Comey, risk being blacklisted
US president Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan, and warned several other prominent critics they too risk being blacklisted.
Gina Haspel is the right person to lead CIA; she is totally committed to protect the agency say White House officials
Gina Haspel is the right person to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the White House said on Tuesday ahead of her potentially stormy confirmation hearing as the country's top spymaster.
Shakil Afridi, doctor who helped CIA track down Osama bin Laden, moved to undisclosed 'safe location'
Shakil Afridi, a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, has been moved out of a prison in Peshawar to an undisclosed 'safe location.'
Donald Trump formally notifies Congress of Gina Haspel's pick to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA director
President Donald Trump formally notified Congress on Tuesday that deputy Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.
Iran says firing of Rex Tillerson shows United States 'determined' to quit nuclear deal
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's sacking shows that Washington is set on quitting the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, Iran's deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.
China as big a threat to US as Russia, says CIA, warns against Beijing's growing footprint in Western world
Talking about China, Pompeo said: "The Chinese have a much bigger footprint upon which to execute that mission than the Russians do.