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.
How CIA Director John Brennan Became America's Spy And Obama's Conscience
How did the candidate of hope and change turn into the president of secret kill lists, drone strikes hitting civilians, and immunity for torturers? The answer may lie in his relationship with the CIA director, a career bureaucrat turned quiet architect of a morally murky national security policy who isn't going to let a little thing like getting caught spying on the Senate bring him down.
CIA Chief: Putin "Laid A Public Predicate" For Possible Moves Into Eastern Ukraine
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations Tuesday, CIA director John Brennan said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had laid out a public case for moving Russian troops beyond Crimea and into eastern Ukraine. Brennan said Putin "has expressed concern about Russian compatriots. Either Russian citizens or Russian speaking individuals in the eastern part of Ukraine that might be subject to some sort of sectarian violence."
CIA Chief: "Very Disturbing" Missing Malaysian Plane Is Still A Mystery
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations, CIA Director John Brennan said it was "very disturbing" that what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was still a mystery. Brennan said they were not ruling out terrorism in the disappearance of the plane, which vanished Saturday, carrying 239 people.
Democratic Senator Applauds Filibuster, Will Vote Against Brennan's Nomination
Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) will vote against Obama's pick for the top CIA spot. But the advocate of the old-fashioned filibuster didn't join in Wednesday because Obama deserves "timely up-or-down votes," his press secretary says.
Video: Code Pink Protesters Clear The Room At John Brennan Confirmation Hearing
Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Dianne Feinstein forced to call a recess when several Code Pink protesters interrupted Brennan's confirmation hearing for the CIA directorship. The room was cleared and Code Pink wasn't allowed back in.
Nude TSA Protester Disrobes For Justice
Turn the other cheek. This is John E. Brennan, and he converts airport screenings into acts of civil disobedience by putting the "body" back into "full body search." Here he is yesterday at the Portland International Airport. Because of course this was in Portland.