"This was a report looking back at examples where arming rebel troops worked — and the best [the CIA] could come up with was Afghanistan in the 1980s," says Phyllis Bennis.
CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell says the fall of Bashar Assad's regime would have "disastrous consequences," suggesting his opposition to sending more weapons to Syria.
A press conference and rally protesting the National Security Agency’s abuses of law-abiding Americans will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm on Capitol Hill
Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
Emphasis, as always, added.
Could the charges on which former C.I.A. agent John Kiriakou are being jailed be any flimsier?
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.
It's as if there's a zero sum relationship between the accuracy of targeting and those targeted.
The capture of CIA sources in Beirut represents a coup for Hezbollah.
The CIA's drone war in Pakistan is setting precedents that will one day come back to haunt America.