CIA

United States | A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East

United States – Thank you, Frank. Thank you to Frank Ricciardone. Thank you for your service to America as well, in addition to the duties that you perform here. I’ve had the good fortune to be a frequent visitor here to Egypt and the Middle East as Secretary of State. In my prior role as … Continue reading United States | A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East

United States | Interview With Laura Ingraham of The Laura Ingraham Show

United States – QUESTION: Pompeo is with us now. I don’t know what’s been happening, Mr. Secretary, but oh my gosh, we tried to get you on, couldn’t hear you. We’re doing shadow puppets over here. Hey, Mr. Secretary. How are you? SECRETARY POMPEO: (Laughter.) Laura, good morning. I’m good. Thank you. How are you … Continue reading United States | Interview With Laura Ingraham of The Laura Ingraham Show

United States | Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction. Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today. It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the very work that you do, the issues that confront the … Continue reading United States | Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

United States – QUESTION: Welcome back in to “The Voice of Reason.” Thirty-two minutes past the hour. A little bit different than how our bottom-of-the-hour news goes, but I’m really excited and honored to have him on the show. I know he’s got limited time to be on the program, but we’re absolutely honored and … Continue reading United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

Utah News: SALT LAKE CITY, William Clyde Allen, Allen Charged In Seven-Count Federal Indictment With Threat To Use A Biological Toxin As A Weapon

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City returned a seven-count indictment Thursday morning charging William Clyde Allen, III, age 39, of Logan, Utah, in connection with ricin-related threats. The indictment alleges he knowingly threatened to use a biological agent and toxin, specifically ricin, as a weapon. Assistant Attorney General John … Continue reading Utah News: SALT LAKE CITY, William Clyde Allen, Allen Charged In Seven-Count Federal Indictment With Threat To Use A Biological Toxin As A Weapon

WARSAW, Poland | Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

WARSAW, Poland — A newly declassified secret of the CIA’s is the handiwork of experts in Poland: custom-made plates, bowls and other pieces of tableware painted with the U.S. intelligence agency’s official seal. Helena Smolenska, the head of the craft-maker cooperative in the town of Boleslawiec that produced the ceramic set, said workers met the … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

ASPEN, Colorado | Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns

ASPEN, Colo. — The acting watchdog at the CIA, who has been accused of retaliating against whistleblowers, is resigning, the agency confirmed Friday. Christopher Sharpley, whose nomination for the inspector general post had stalled in the Senate, said in a memo to employees that he is stepping down within 30 days. CIA spokesman Ryan Trapani … Continue reading ASPEN, Colorado | Acting CIA watchdog up for top job resigns

ASPEN, Colo. | US intelligence chief is harsh on Russia, at odds with Trump

ASPEN, Colo. — National Intelligence Director Dan Coats‘ drumbeat of criticism against Russia is clashing loudly with President Donald Trump’s pro-Kremlin remarks, leaving the soft-spoken spy chief in an uncomfortable — and perhaps perilous — place in the administration. Trump’s remarks after Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, where he appeared to deny the longtime U.S. foe was … Continue reading ASPEN, Colo. | US intelligence chief is harsh on Russia, at odds with Trump