Fatima Boudchar Was Bound, Gagged And Photographed Naked. John McCain Wants To Know If Gina Haspel's Okay With That.
In a letter to Gina Haspel, Trump's nominee to lead the CIA, McCain describes a Libyan woman whose abuse took place in 2004 "as several American intelligence officers watched." He asked, "do you believe actions like these were justified?"
Trump’s State Department Shake-Up Could Have Big Implications For Climate Change
Trump just fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson — who supported keeping the US in the Paris agreement — and wants to replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who criticized the deal and has questioned climate science.
How A Player In The Trump-Russia Scandal Led A Double Life As An American Spy
Felix Sater has been cast as a Russian mafioso, a career criminal, and a key business associate of President Donald Trump's — but he spent more than two decades as an intelligence asset who helped the US government track terrorists and mobsters. “Greed is my go-to weapon.”
Trump Fundraiser Was Part Of Push To Privatize Espionage Operations to Evade The “Deep State”
Thomas Hicks Jr., a wealthy friend of the president’s son, discussed the plan in the “Tinfoil” room at Trump International Hotel, touted as safe from electronic surveillance. The radical intelligence plan, which also had the support of Iran-Contra veteran Oliver North, has not been implemented but was considered by the Trump White House and CIA.
US Intelligence Unit Accused Of Illegally Spying On Americans’ Financial Records
The Treasury Department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis has been illegally rifling through and filing away the private financial records of US citizens, Treasury employees alleged. “This is such an invasion of privacy,” said one official.
Some In Congress Don't Get The "Gravity" Of Russian Election Meddling, Former CIA Director Said
John Brennan, CIA director under President Barack Obama, also bemoaned a "barrage" of "inaccurate and misleading" news reports. He made these statements in an internal memo to CIA employees obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
MI6 May Be Ordered To Turn Over Intelligence Linking Financier's Death To Russia
In the wake of a BuzzFeed News investigation, a judge is considering forcing MI6 to hand over secret files containing explosive intelligence that the Kremlin ordered the assassination of a Russian whistleblower on British soil.
Revealed: Explosive Evidence Of A Russian Assassination On British Soil That The Government Doesn’t Want You To Read
When a financier dropped dead in Britain shortly after exposing a vast Russian crime, police said it was not suspicious. But with his inquest now underway, BuzzFeed News has uncovered explosive evidence of a suspected Kremlin assassination plot – and a secret assignation in Paris on the eve of his death – that the British authorities have sidelined.
Even If The Trump Administration Gives Up Its Copies Of The Torture Report, There Are More
Democrats and watchdog groups have warned that if the Trump administration returns its copies of the Senate’s torture report to the Senate, it could get buried because Congress isn't subject to public records laws. But there are several copies that would remain outside of the Senate’s control for the time being.
Trump’s Tweets Are Freaking Out America’s Closest Allies
Europe’s intelligence officers fear Trump’s erratic statements and tweets could expose their secrets. “Our leadership might be less willing to share important information that's sensitive for fear of seeing it on Twitter,” an official told BuzzFeed News.