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Pakistan

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Foreign ministry rules out possibility of deal with US after speculation following Shakil Afridi's prison transfer.

No prisoner swap for bin Laden hunt doctor, says Pakistan

Pakistan

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

North Korea

CIA chief met North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Pompeo met the North Korean leader earlier this month to discuss possible direct talks between Trump and Kim.

Europe

Macedonia apologises to man handed to CIA and tortured

German man was subjected to torture, unlawful detention and other abuses in connection with CIA rendition programme.

Macedonia apologises to Khaled el-Masri over CIA rendition

Opinion

On torture, war crimes and Trump's pick for CIA director

Gina Haspel, Trump’s CIA director pick, oversaw the torture of dozens of people.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

CIA

Trump pick for CIA chief's post 'oversaw renditions'

Gina Haspel ran CIA's first 'black site' in Thailand and was involved in the destruction of videotapes of interrogations

UpFront

Trump and Russia: Collusion or coincidence?

Former CIA spy John Sipher discusses Russia's hand in the US election, Trump's response and CIA foreign interference.

Trump and Russia: Collusion or coincidence?

UpFront

Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy?

Former top CIA agent John Sipher talks election meddling, and we debate Russia's upcoming presidential election.

Russia and the US: Who is undermining democracy?

United States

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

US intelligence chief Pompeo said Russia would try to influence the midterm elections.

CIA: Russia will try to influence US midterm elections

Osama bin Laden

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

Secret journal shows mastermind of September 11, 2001, attacks on US as engaged commentator, not strategic thinker.

CIA secret diary offers insight into bin Laden's mind

Osama bin Laden

CIA releases trove of documents from Bin Laden raid

Files reveal late al-Qaeda leader's theological interests and his thoughts on ISIL founder, Abu Musab al Zarqawi.

US & Canada

Trump to release nearly all JFK assassination files

US president says public deserves to be "fully informed", but some files are still withheld by government agencies.

Trump to release nearly all JFK assassination files

The Listening Post

Covert operations: How the CIA works with Hollywood

Examining the US government's relationship with Hollywood and how the CIA attempts to shape its on-screen image.

The Listening Post

Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood and the US media

How Hollywood and the media failed to expose Harvey Weinstein. Plus, how the CIA and the Pentagon manipulate the movies.

CIA

Jury to decide fate of CIA torture psychologists

Judge says contract James Mitchell and John Jessen had with US government indemnifies them against any judgments.

Jury to decide fate of CIA torture psychologists