Central Intelligence Agency

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Central Intelligence Agency

Civilian intelligence agency of the United States government add

Category: Politics

Founded in 1947.

Countries: United States (53%), (8%), Pakistan (3%)

Main connections: Special Activities Division, Soviet Union, Palantir Technologies

Linked to: Special Activities Division, American Civil Liberties Union, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Defense Intelligence Agency




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At various times since the creation of the CIA, the U.S. government has produced comprehensive reports on CIA actions that marked historical watersheds in how CIA went about trying to fulfill its vague charter purposes from 1947 add something


The Central Intelligence Agency was created by Congress with the passage of the National Security Act of 1947, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman add something


The National Security Act of 1947 established the CIA, affording it "no police or law enforcement functions, either at home or abroad" add something


In September 1947, the National Security Act of 1947 established both the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency add something


Robert E. Cushman, Jr. - In June 1948, he was named Head of the Amphibious Warfare Branch, Office of Naval Research, Navy Department, Washington, D.C. From October 1949 until May 1951, he served on the staff of the Central Intelligence Agency


In 1949, the Central Intelligence Agency Act authorized the agency to use confidential fiscal and administrative procedures, and exempting it from most of the usual limitations on the use of Federal funds add something


Dennis Hopper - At the age of 13, Hopper and his family moved to San Diego , where his mother worked as a lifeguard instructor and his father was a post office manager (Hopper has acknowledged, though, that his father was in the Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, in China with Mao_Zedong).


Roscoe B. Woodruff - Woodruff assumed the role of commanding general in January to March 1949 upon the retirement of General Courtney Hodges and again from October to November 1950 after the General Walter Bedell Smith was appointed the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency


Victor Riesel - At least one author alleges that Riesel even cooperated with the Central Intelligence Agency beginning in the early 1950s, providing information on liberal politicians and union leaders


Lysergic acid diethylamide - Beginning in the 1950s the US Central Intelligence Agency began a research program code named Project MKULTRA


David Orlikow - During the 1950s, Velma Orlikow was a patient at the Allan Memorial Institute in Montreal at a time when the American Central Intelligence Agency was conducting its MK-ULTRA brainwashing experiments at the facility


Joseph J. Sisco - He became a Central Intelligence Agency officer in 1950 and joined the State Department the next year


William L. Langer - In 1950, Langer organized the office of National Estimates in the newly established Central Intelligence Agency


Lysergic acid diethylamide - In the 1950s, officials at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency thought the drug might be applicable to mind control and chemical warfare; the agency's MKULTRA research program propagated the drug among young servicemen and students


Special Activities Division - In the early 1950s, the Central Intelligence Agency and Britain's Secret Intelligence Service were ordered to overthrow the government of Iran, Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddeq, and re-install deposed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi


Harold M. McClelland - McClelland, rated a command pilot, served as the chief of communications for the Central Intelligence Agency in the early 1950s


Zapata Corporation - Various writers have suggested that Zapata Off-Shore, and Bush in particular, cooperated with the Central Intelligence Agency , beginning in the late 1950s


Among the first analytic failures, before the CIA had its own collection capabilities, it assured President Harry S. Truman on October 13, 1950 that the Chinese would not send troops to Korea add something


James R. Lilley - Cold War - Lilley began his career in government by joining the Central Intelligence Agency in 1951, a result of his interest in answering the call to public service at the beginning of the Cold War


G. Warren Nutter - Korean War - First, in 1951 during the Korean War, Nutter was called to duty from the U.S. Army Reserves; he served in the Central Intelligence Agency


Harold M. McClelland - In 1951, a sharp increase in diplomatic tensions was seen by the Central Intelligence Agency as the precursor to war


William F. Buckley, Jr. - In 1951, like some of his classmates in the Ivy League, Buckley was recruited into the Central Intelligence Agency ; he served for two years including one year in Mexico City working as a political action specialist in the elite Special Activities Division for E. Howard Hunt


Virginia Hall - In 1951, she joined the Central Intelligence Agency working as an intelligence analyst on French parliamentary affairs


Mary Pinchot Meyer - It is unknown when he first began secretly working with the Central Intelligence Agency, but in 1951 Allen Dulles approached Cord Meyer; he became an employee of the CIA and was soon a "principal operative" of Operation Mockingbird, a covert operation meant to sway American print and broadcast media toward the CIA line


Stephen Kappes - "'Stephen R. Kappes"' was the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency , until his resignation on April 14, 2010


National Security Agency - The creation of NSA resulted from a December 10, 1951, memo sent by Central Intelligence Agency Director Walter Bedell Smith to James S. Lay, Executive Secretary of the National Security Council


Also in 1952, United States Army Special Forces were created, with some missions overlapping those of the Department of Plans add something


Then-DCI Walter Bedell Smith, who enjoyed a special degree of Presidential trust, having been Dwight D. Eisenhower's primary Chief of Staff during World War II, insisted that the CIAor at least only one departmenthad to direct the OPC and OSO. Those organizations, as well as some minor functions, formed the euphemistically named Directorate of Plans in 1952 add something


J. Edgar Hoover - He informed the Central Intelligence Agency of the Venona Project in 1952


Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr. - Before retiring from the Army in 1953 with the rank of major general, Schwarzkopf was sent by the Central Intelligence Agency as part of Operation Ajax , to convince the self-exiled Iranian monarch, Mohammad Reza Shah, to return and seize power


National Iranian Oil Company - By spring of 1953, incoming US President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorised the Central Intelligence Agency , to organise a coup against the Mossadeq government, known as the 1953 Iranian coup d'état


Evan G. Galbraith - Galbraith served on active duty in the Navy from 1953 to 1957, attached to the Central Intelligence Agency


John Foster Dulles - He played a major role in the Central Intelligence Agency operation to overthrow the democratic Mossadegh government of Iran in 1953 and the democratic Arbenz government of Guatemala in 1954


Robie Macauley - Macauley received a Rockefeller Fellowship and during 1953 Cord Meyer offered him a position in the International Organizations Division of the Central Intelligence Agency


Ramon Magsaysay - The United States government, including the Central Intelligence Agency, had a strong influence on the 1953 elections, and candidates in the election fiercely competed with each other for U.S. support


Mohammad Mosaddegh - In March 1953, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles directed the Central Intelligence Agency , which was headed by his younger brother Allen Dulles, to draft plans to overthrow Mosaddegh


Arthur Trudeau - He was named Chief of Army intelligence in October 1953 but was relieved of his command 20 months later when Allen W. Dulles, Director of Central Intelligence Agency sent a scathing memorandum of complaints to the Pentagon


Son Ngoc Thanh - By 1954, however, he had been increasingly sidelined by the leftists, and received overtures from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, who would fund many of his activities in future


Francis Cogswell - She worked for the US Foreign Service and later for the Central Intelligence Agency until her retirement in 1954


James Chace - He returned to France later the same year as a soldier and in 1955 and 1956 worked as an Army translator, which involved the translation of French newspapers for the Central Intelligence Agency


William Francis Buckley - It was during this time that Buckley began his first employment with the Central Intelligence Agency, from 1955 to 1957


Edwin P. Wilson - He was impressive in the Marines and, when he was discharged in 1956, went to work for the Central Intelligence Agency


After Gary Powers was shot down by an SA-2 surface to air missile in 1960, causing an international incident, the SR-71 was developed to take over this role add something


Jose Miguel Battle, Sr. - A former policeman in Fulgencio Batista's Cuba, Battle assisted the Central Intelligence Agency in the early 1960s in training Cuban exiles and personally volunteering as a soldier in the Cuban liberation effort of the Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1962


G4S Secure Solutions - Frequent rumors that his company was in the employ of the Central Intelligence Agency, particularly in the 1960s, were never substantiated, but Wackenhut, who was obsessive about high-tech security gadgets in his private life, did not discourage the suggestion


University of Miami - In the 1960s, some of the buildings were leased to the Central Intelligence Agency


American University - In the early 1960s, the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency operated a think tank under the guise of Operation Camelot at American University


In addition to any assassination plots, it is well documented that the United States played an important role in two efforts to overthrow Lumumba, both in September 1960 add something


University of Miami - From 1961 to 1968, UM leased buildings on its South Campus to serve as the covert headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency's JMWAVE operation against Fidel Castro's government in Cuba


National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Shortly before leaving office in January 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized the creation of the "'National Photographic Interpretation Center"', headed by Arthur C. Lundahl, combining Central Intelligence Agency , Army, Navy, and Air Force assets to solve national intelligence problems


Jerauld Wright - Admiral Jerauld Wright was recalled to active duty on January 12, 1961 to serve as the U.S. Navy representative on the Central Intelligence Agency Board of National Estimates , and after completing his BNE assignment, and was released from active duty effective May 13, 1963


Ba'ath Party - Qasim was overthrown in the February 1963 Iraqi coup d'état, a coup allegedly supported by the Central Intelligence Agency and led on the ground by Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, a fellow Ba'athist


Zapata Corporation - I have carefully reviewed the FBI memorandum to the Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State dated November 29, 1963 which mentions a Mr. George Bush of the Central Intelligence Agency


John Watkins (Canadian diplomat) - In 1964 Watkins was secretly detained in a hotel in Montréal, Quebec by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the US Central Intelligence Agency who were concerned that he was an agent of influence


Carl Ford - From 1965 to 1989, Ford served two tours of duty in Vietnam, was a United States Army Military Intelligence officer, a United States Defense Intelligence Agency China Strategic Intelligence Officer, a Central Intelligence Agency China military analyst, a professional staff member for East Asia on the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the United States National Intelligence Officer for East Asia at the CIA.


Brian Crozier - Crozier was the director of Forum World Features, set up in 1966 by the Congress for Cultural Freedom, which had ties to the American Central Intelligence Agency


Pallop Pinmanee - He took part in special guerrilla warfare missions in Laos in 1966 and 1967, and the following year was appointed chief of the Special Thai Ranger Army, a volunteer unit which carried out clandestine, anti-communist guerrilla operations financed by the US Central Intelligence Agency against the North Vietnamese Army along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos


Robert Gates - While at Indiana University, Gates was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency and joined in 1966


Workers' Force - The group's ties with the American Central Intelligence Agency were leaked in 1967 by Thomas Braden, a former director of covert operations for the agency


Robert E. Cushman, Jr. - Cushman served as Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1969-1971


Bob Barr - From 1971 to 1978, Barr was employed by the Central Intelligence Agency as an analyst of Latin American issues


In 1973, then-DCI James R. Schlesinger commissioned reportsknown as the "Family Jewels"on illegal activities by the Agency add something


John Joseph Martin - During 1973-1974 Martin served as an Associate Deputy Director at the Central Intelligence Agency and later as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Air Force


Another criticism is the failure to predict India's nuclear tests in 1974 add something


Gerald Ford - Bush as Chief of the US Liaison Office to the People's Republic of China in 1974, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in late 1975.


Leo Ryan - Ryan was famous for vocal criticism of the lack of Congressional oversight of the Central Intelligence Agency , and authored the Hughes-Ryan Amendment, passed in 1974


In December 1974, investigative journalist Seymour Hersh broke the news of the "Family Jewels" in a front-page article in "The New York Times", claiming that the CIA had assassinated foreign leaders, and had illegally conducted surveillance on some 7,000 U.S. citizens involved in the antiwar movement add something


Congress responded to the disturbing charges in 1975, investigating the CIA in the Senate via the Church Committee, chaired by Senator Frank Church , and in the House of Representatives via the Pike Committee, chaired by Congressman Otis Pike add something


During the investigation, Schlesinger's successor as DCI, William Colby, testified before Congress on 32 occasions in 1975, including about the "Family Jewels" add something


Walter Mondale - In 1975 Mondale served on Frank Church's Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, which investigated alleged abuses by the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation


Gloria Steinem - In May 1975, Redstockings, a radical feminist group, raised the question of whether Steinem had continuing ties with the Central Intelligence Agency


Rem Krassilnikov - During the 1980s, he was Chief of the First Department within the KGB's Second Chief Directorate, which placed him in charge of investigating and disrupting the operations of the American Central Intelligence Agency in the Soviet Union's capital of Moscow


Evergreen International Aviation - The company has done some work for the Central Intelligence Agency as well, including transporting the Shah of Iran from Panama to the United States in 1980


Stanley Sporkin - From 1981 to 1986, he was general counsel to the Central Intelligence Agency


Bobby Ray Inman - His last major position was as the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, a post he held from February 12, 1981 to June 10, 1982


Special Activities Division - The Boland Amendment was extended in October 1984 to forbid action by not only the Defense Department, but to include the Central Intelligence Agency


The CIA had long been dealing with terrorism originating from abroad, and in 1986 had set up a Counterterrorist Center to deal specifically with the problem add something


Joyce Brabner - Originally a joint publishing venture between Eclipse Comics and Warner Books, the 1989 graphic novel flip-book "Brought to Light" dealt in part with the Central Intelligence Agency's involvement in the Iran-Contra affair


Repercussions from the Iran-Contra affair arms smuggling scandal included the creation of the Intelligence Authorization Act in 1991 add something


Leonid Brezhnev - After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Khanin's estimates led several agencies to criticise the estimates made by the Central Intelligence Agency


Gulf War - Iraq was known to have a nuclear weapons program, but the report about it from January 1991 was partially declassified by the CIA on 26 May 2001


Bill Gaede - In 1992, Gaede turned himself over to the Central Intelligence Agency , which placed him in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation


Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive - It replaced the National Counterintelligence Center, which was created in 1994 in response to the arrest of CIA mole Aldrich Ames


On February 24, 1994, the agency was rocked by the arrest of 31-year veteran case officer Aldrich Ames on charges of spying for the Soviet Union since 1985 add something


Maxine Waters - Following a 1996 San Jose Mercury article alleging the complicity of the Central Intelligence Agency in the Los Angeles crack epidemic of the 1980s, Waters called for an investigation.


In January 1996, the CIA created an experimental "virtual station," the Bin Laden Issue Station, under the Counterterrorist Center, to track Bin Laden's developing activities add something


In 1999, CIA chief George Tenet launched a grand "Plan" to deal with al-Qaeda add something


In 1999, the CIA created the venture capital firm In-Q-Tel to help fund and develop technologies of interest to the agency add something


Riordan Roett - Since 1999 Roett has served as a consultant to the National Intelligence Council of the Central Intelligence Agency


In 2000, the CIA and USAF jointly ran a series of flights over Afghanistan with a small remote-controlled reconnaissance drone, the Predator; they obtained probable photos of Bin Laden add something


Augusto Pinochet - A document released by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in 2000, titled "CIA Activities in Chile", revealed that the CIA actively supported the military junta after the overthrow of Allende, and that it made many of Pinochet's officers into paid contacts of the CIA or U.S. military, even though some were known to be involved in human rights abuses


Agency veterans, such as John McLaughlin, who was deputy director and acting director of central intelligence from October 2000 to September 2004 have lamented CIA's inability to produce the kind of long-range strategic intelligence that it once did in order to guide policymakers add something


Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has stated that the CIA repeatedly misled the Congress since 2001 about waterboarding and other torture, though Pelosi admitted to being told about the programs add something


The CIA set up a Strategic Assessments Branch in 2001 to remedy the deficit of "big-picture" analysis of al-Qaeda, and apparently to develop targeting strategies add something


"The Wall Street Journal" reported, citing former intelligence officials familiar with the matter, that the program was an attempt to carry out a 2001 presidential authorization to capture or kill al-Qaeda operatives add something


Tom Clancy - A week after the September 11,_2001_attacks (September_11_attacks), on "The O'Reilly Factor", Clancy stated that left-wing politicians in the United States were partly responsible for September 11 due to their "gutting" of the Central Intelligence Agency


Thomas Kean - Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States by al-Qaeda, political pressure grew for an independent commission to independently investigate why the attacks were not prevented by U.S. national security organizations, including the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense, National Security Agency and others, and to provide recommendations for preventing future terrorist attacks


Donald Kerr - Prior to his position at the NRO, he was Deputy Director of Science and Technology at the Central Intelligence Agency from 2001 to 2005


The branch was formally set up in July 2001, but it struggled to find personnel add something


After the Cabinet-level Principals Committee meeting on terrorism of September 4, 2001, the CIA resumed reconnaissance flights, the drones now being weapons-capable add something


The branch's head took up his job on September 10, 2001 add something


On 4 October 2001, a secret arrangement is made in Brussels, by all members of NATO add something


Nancy Pelosi - In 2002, Pelosi opposed the Iraq Resolution authorizing President Bush to use military force against Iraq, while stating that Iraq, like "other countries of concern", had WMDs. In explaining her opposition to the resolution, Pelosi noted that Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet had told Congress that the likelihood of Iraq's Saddam Hussein launching an attack on the U.S. using weapons of mass destruction was low.


Nicholas D. Kristof - In this article, Kristof cited as his source a former ambassador who had traveled to Niger in early 2002 and reported back to the Central Intelligence Agency and the State Department that the uranium allegations were unequivocally wrong and based on forged documents


CIA Special Activities Division paramilitary teams were the first teams in Iraq arriving in July 2002 add something


Ethan Hawke - In 2003 Hawke made a television appearance, guest starring in the second season of the television series "Alias", where he portrayed a mysterious Central Intelligence Agency agent


Lawrence Wilkerson - Wilkerson was responsible for a review of information from the Central Intelligence Agency that was used to prepare Powell for his February 2003 presentation to the United Nations Security Council


September 11 attacks - Mohammed was arrested on March 1, 2003, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, by Pakistani security officials working with the CIA, transported to Guantanamo Bay and interrogated using methods including waterboarding


The CIA and its responsibilities changed markedly in 2004 add something


The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 created the office of the Director of National Intelligence , which took over management and leadership of the IC. add something


The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 created the office of the Director of National Intelligence , who took over some of the government and intelligence community -wide functions that had previously been the CIA's add something


Until the 2004 reorganization of the intelligence community, one of the "services of common concern" that the CIA provided was Open Source Intelligence from the Foreign Broadcast Information Service add something


Kateryna Yushchenko - During the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election campaign, Yushchenko-Chumachenko was accused of exerting the influence of the U.S. government on her husband's decisions, as an employee of the U.S. government or even a Central Intelligence Agency agent


Before December 2004, the CIA was the main intelligence organization of the U.S. government; it was responsible for coordinating the activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community as a whole add something


George Clooney - In 2005, Clooney starred in Syriana, which was based loosely on former Central Intelligence Agency agent Robert Baer and his memoirs of being an agent in the Middle East.


Aksel Larsen - In the 2005 book "Firmaets største bedrift" historian Peer Henrik Hansen argues that Aksel Larsen was recruited by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency


Jack Kemp - Kemp was among the prominent leaders who pledged to raise money in 2005 for Scooter Libby's defense when he was charged with perjury and obstruction of justice in a case regarding the release of Central Intelligence Agency information


The Plain Dealer - "The Plain Dealer" made national headlines in the summer of 2005, when editor Douglas Clifton announced that the newspaper was withholding two stories "of profound importance" after Judith Miller of "The New York Times" and Matthew Cooper of "Time Magazine" were ordered to reveal confidential sources who had provided information on Joseph Wilson's wife being a CIA operative


"The New Yorker", 14 February 2005 add something


The report had been completed in June 2005 and was partially released to the public in an agreement with Congress, over the objections of current DCI General Michael Hayden add something


Scooter Libby - In October 2005, Libby was indicted by a federal grand jury concerning the investigation of the leak of the covert identity of Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame Wilson


Academi - Cofer Black, the company's vice-chairman from 2006 through 2008, was director of the CIA's Counterterrorist Center at the time of the September 11 attacks in 2001


Matt Damon - In 2006, Damon joined Robert De Niro in "The Good Shepherd" as a career CIA officer, and played an undercover mobster working for the Massachusetts State Police in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", a remake of the Hong Kong police thriller "Infernal Affairs"


Kyle Foggo - The executive director of the Central Intelligence Agency until 2006, Foggo was charged on February 13, 2007, with fraud and other offenses


Ayman al-Zawahiri - On January 13, 2006, the Central Intelligence Agency, aided by Pakistan's ISI, launched an airstrike on Damadola, a Pakistani village near the Afghan border where they believed al-Zawahiri was located


Pope John Paul II - On 2 March 2006 the Italian parliament's Mitrokhin Commission, set up by Silvio Berlusconi and headed by "Forza Italia" senator Paolo Guzzanti, concluded that the Soviet Union was behind the attempt on John Paul II's life, in retaliation for the pope's support of Solidarity, the Catholic, pro-democratic Polish workers' movement, a theory which had already been supported by Michael Ledeen and the United States Central Intelligence Agency at the time


Michael Hayden (general) - On May 8, 2006, Hayden was nominated by President George W. Bush to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency after the resignation of Porter J. Goss on May 5, 2006


Michael Hayden (general) - On May 30, 2006 and again the following day at the CIA lobby with President George W. Bush in attendance, Hayden was sworn in as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency


Qinetiq - Former Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet served as an independent non-executive director to Qinetiq's board between October 2006 and January 2008


The executive summary of a report which was released by the office of CIA Inspector General John Helgerson on August 21, 2007 concluded that former DCI George Tenet failed to adequately prepare the agency to deal with the danger posed by &Al-Qaeda prior to the attacks of September 11, 2001 add something


Congress has required an outsourcing report by March 30, 2008 add something


On July 10, 2009, House Intelligence subcommittee Chairwoman Representative Jan Schakowsky announced the termination of an unnamed CIA covert program described as "very serious" in nature which had been kept secret from Congress for eight years add something


On July 17, 2009, the House Intelligence Committee said it was launching a formal investigation into the secret program add something


Baitullah Mehsud - Pakistani security officials initially announced that Baitullah Mehsud and his wife were killed on 5 August 2009 in a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency drone attack in the Zangar area of South Waziristan


On December 30, 2009, a suicide attack occurred in the Forward Operating Base Chapman attack, a major CIA base in the province of Khost, Afghanistan add something


The House is expected to support the 2010 Intelligence Authorization Bill including a provision that would require the President to inform more than 40 members of Congress about covert operations add something


Reform Party of the United States of America - In January 2010, Central Intelligence Agency operations officer Charles S. Faddis announced his support of the party in "The Baltimore Sun": "I have decided to throw in my lot with the Reform Party of the United States


U.S. Intelligence Chief Dennis Blair testified before the House Intelligence Committee on February 3, 2010 that the U.S. intelligence community is prepared to kill U.S. citizens if they threaten other Americans or the United States add something


Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev - In late 2011, the Central Intelligence Agency put both Tamerlan and his mother on its Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment database


Frederick H. Fleitz - He began this project in May 2011 after a 25-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency, &Defense_Intelligence_Agency, Department of State, and the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence


On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden was killed earlier that day by "a small team of Americans" operating in Abbottabad, Pakistan, during a CIA operation add something


Osama bin laden - On May 2, 2011, bin Laden was shot and killed inside a private residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, by members of the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group and Central Intelligence Agency operatives in a covert operation ordered by United States President Barack Obama


Anwar al-Aulaki, a Yemeni-American U.S. citizen and al-Qaeda member, was killed on September 30, 2011 by an air attack carried out by the Joint Special Operations Command add something


Kuma Reality Games - In December 18, 2011, an alleged CIA agent being held in Tehran said in a report that he has worked for Kuma as a CIA operative


Kuma Reality Games - According to an interview on December 20, 2011 with "The Daily Telegraph", Hekmati's father states that he was not a CIA spy as authorities in the country claim and was visiting relatives when he was detained


Associated Press - AP reported the Justice Department would not say why it sought the records, but news sources noted the District of Columbia, US Attorney's office was conducting a criminal investigation into a May 7, 2012, AP story about a CIA operation which prevented a terrorist plot to detonate an explosive device on a commercial flight


Save the Children - Newspaper stories claimed that the July 2012 draft report of a Pakistani government inquiry into the conduct of Dr. Shakil Afridi, who is said to have conducted a fake vaccination campaign at the request of the CIA, includes reference to claims by Dr Afridi that he was working for Save the Children


According to its fiscal 2013 budget, the CIA has five priorities: add something


Subsequently in May 2014 a counterterrorism advisor to President Obama wrote to deans of 13 prominent public health schools giving an undertaking the CIA would not engage in vaccination programs or engage U.S. or non-U.S. health workers in immunization arrangements for espionage purposes add something


In July 2014 CIA Director John O. Brennan had to apologize to lawmakers because five CIA employees had surreptitiously searched Senate Intelligence Committee files and reviewed some committee staff members' e-mail on computers that were supposed to be exclusively for congressional investigators add something


On 6 March, 2015, the office of the D/CIA issued an unclassified edition a statement by the Director, titled 'Our Agency's Blueprint for the Future', as a press release for public consumption add something


On 6 March 2015, the office of the D/CIA issued an unclassified edition a statement by the Director, titled 'Our Agency's Blueprint for the Future', as a press release for public consumption add something


In a 2017 speech addressing CSIS, CIA Director Mike Pompeo referred to Wikileaks as "a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia" add something


In February 2017, reports emerged that key experts within the CIA were resigning because they would not work for U.S. President Donald Trump add something


On April 6, 2017, Al-Jazeera reported that funding to the FSA was partially restored add something


It was reported in July 2017 that President Donald Trump had ordered a "phasing out" of the CIA's support for anti-Assad rebels add something