CIA

What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry
In Depth

What next for Haiti after assassination of Jovenel Moise?

Interim prime minister replaced by murdered leader’s pick for top job
21 Jul 2021
Mysterious brain injuries at embassies in China and Cuba trigger CIA probe
The US embassy in Havana, Cuba where the brain injuries were first reported
Stranger than fiction

Mysterious brain injuries at embassies in China and Cuba trigger CIA probe

Scores of US spies, diplomats and soldiers have reported unexplained health problems over past five years
13 May 2021
The 23 strangest conspiracy theories
Meghan Markle
In Depth

The 23 strangest conspiracy theories

The Week investigates the most intriguing and bizarre theories
22 May 2020
Is US giving ‘CIA spy’ Anne Sacoolas special protection?
Charlotte Charles
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Is US giving ‘CIA spy’ Anne Sacoolas special protection?

Washington source claims the fugitive American was ‘more senior’ in intelligence community than her diplomatic husband
10 Feb 2020
Where is Edward Snowden now?
Edward Snowden
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Where is Edward Snowden now?

US government suing former intelligence employee over new book
24 Sep 2019
Five Eyes: the spy scandal spooking Western powers
Eye, Five Eyes
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Five Eyes: the spy scandal spooking Western powers

Top Canadian intelligence official accused of stealing classified data
18 Sep 2019
North Korea: who are the Cheollima Civil Defence?
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In Brief

North Korea: who are the Cheollima Civil Defence?

Shadowy self-styled ‘government in waiting’ are committed to overthrowing North Korean regime
28 Mar 2019

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What was Guatemala’s ‘Silent Genocide’?
Guatemalan civil war
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What was Guatemala’s ‘Silent Genocide’?

Former military general Jose Mauricio Rodriguez has been acquitted of mass murder of Mayans during 36-year civil war
27 Sep 2018
Trump revokes former CIA director’s security clearance
Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of a former CIA director John Brennan
In Brief

Trump revokes former CIA director’s security clearance

Move appears to be in retaliation to criticism of US president by the former director of the CIA
16 Aug 2018
Who assassinated Robert F. Kennedy? Five conspiracy theories
Robert Kennedy
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Who assassinated Robert F. Kennedy? Five conspiracy theories

Former senator’s son is leading calls for a new investigation into the 1968 assassination
6 Jun 2018
Extraordinary rendition: who is Gina Haspel?
Gina Haspel, CIA
In Depth

Extraordinary rendition: who is Gina Haspel?

Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA has highly controversial past
19 Mar 2018
Trump to release classified JFK assassination files
Could the mystery of JFK's assassination soon be revealed?
In Brief

Trump to release classified JFK assassination files

Timing could be aimed to discredit agencies involved in Russia investigation
23 Oct 2017
MKUltra: Inside the CIA's Cold War mind control experiments
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MKUltra: Inside the CIA's Cold War mind control experiments

Thousands of Americans were unknowing test subjects for psychological warfare research
21 Jul 2017
WikiLeaks dump shows CIA knew how to hack smart TVs
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London
In Brief

WikiLeaks dump shows CIA knew how to hack smart TVs

Spy tool codenamed 'Weeping Angel' able to turn a Samsung set into a covert listening device
8 Mar 2017
Netflix is a CIA conspiracy, claims Kremlin
Kevin Spacey in House of Cards
In Brief

Netflix is a CIA conspiracy, claims Kremlin

Culture minister Vladimir Medinsky accuses US of using online streaming service to 'creep into our heads'
24 Jun 2016
CIA unveils reports of flying saucers in Sheffield
Flying saucer ufo
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CIA unveils reports of flying saucers in Sheffield

US intelligence agency has rounded up some cases that Mulder and Scully might enjoy
28 Jan 2016
Teenager claims he hacked CIA director's email account
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In Brief

Teenager claims he hacked CIA director's email account

Hacker says he posed as worker from US telecoms giant Verizon to access personal details
20 Oct 2015
Torture for revenge makes us no better than our enemies
Columnist Coline Covington
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Torture for revenge makes us no better than our enemies

CIA torture report highlights underlying sadistic revenge inflicted in the process of interrogations
12 Dec 2014
CIA torture report: how did the Middle Eastern press react?
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In Depth

CIA torture report: how did the Middle Eastern press react?

It provoked soul-searching in Britain and the US, but many Arabic news sources ignored the report
10 Dec 2014
CIA TORTURE: Psychologists should be ashamed
In Depth

CIA TORTURE: Psychologists should be ashamed

It's building rapport that makes interrogation successful, not coercion, says Prof Laurence Alison
10 Dec 2014
Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says
US Secretary of State John Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi
In Brief

Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says

Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated
12 Sep 2014
North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
In Brief

North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

Pyongyang calls the fictional thriller a 'politically motivated provocation' backed by Downing Street
2 Sep 2014
Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed
The CIA seal
In Depth

Terrorism watchlist: secret US rules revealed

Agencies don't need 'concrete facts' to label individuals terrorists – so how are people watchlisted?
25 Jul 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 9 May 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 9 May 2012

9 May 2012
The CIA and a long history of
Dick Cheney
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The CIA and a long history of

The official denial of a kill squad is disingenuous, says Alexander Cockburn, given what we know about the agency’s history of killing
24 Jul 2009
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