CIA

CIA Whistleblower: John Brennan Is Out For Himself, Not the Resistance

August 23, 2018

Donald Trump’s revoking of ex-CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance has re-ignited a bitter public feud. Ex-CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou argues that given Brennan’s record and personal ambitions, he is not a trustworthy Resister.

America’s Regime Change Toolbox

June 30, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Regime change here, regime change there. Officials argue for or against it and the press and media routinely report on it. There are good guys (the U.S. and its current allies) and bad ones. Although the list shifts—today North Korea is trustworthy, Canada is not—one thing is unchanged: Regime change…

Ex-CIA Interrogator Trains ICE Agents in ‘Counterterrorism’ as They Terrorize Immigrants

June 24, 2018

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement pays a private security firm run by former top CIA interrogator Barry McManus to train ICE agents in intelligence and “counterterrorism.” TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with investigative journalist Ken Klippenstein.

The 'Bin Laden' of Latin America, Luis Posada Carriles, Dies in Florida

The ‘Bin Laden’ of Latin America, Luis Posada Carriles, Dies in Florida

May 24, 2018

Anti-Castro terror campaigner Luis Posada Carriles died in Florida at 90, after decades under CIA protection and on its payroll. He had been wanted by Cuban and Venezuelan authorities for bombing a Cuban airliner that killed 73, but the US refused to extradite him

Ray McGovern on Gina Haspel

May 11, 2018
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr is helping Gina Haspel cover up her involvement in the CIA’s torture program, explains former CIA analyst Ray McGovern
Nomination of Torturer for CIA Director Reflects Spy Agency's Antidemocratic Dangers

Trump’s Nomination of Torturer to Lead ‘Out of Control’ CIA

May 10, 2018
Part 2 of journalist Robert Scheer’s discussion with TRNN’s Ben Norton. He says torturers like Donald Trump’s nominee Gina Haspel reflect how the CIA makes Americans less safe, despite bipartisan political support for the violent spy agency.

Police Brutalize 78-Year-Old CIA Whistleblower Protesting at Torturer Gina Haspel’s Senate Hearing

May 9, 2018

Ray McGovern, who worked as a CIA analyst for 27 years, disrupted the Senate confirmation hearing for CIA director nominee Gina Haspel, protesting her overseeing of torture. Police threw the 78-year-old whistleblower to the ground, dislocating his arm.

New Student Movement Seeks to Change Hopkins from Within

April 20, 2018

A student lead group called Youth Against War and Racism is partnering with the community to lead a fight against Hopkins’ connection to government agencies like the CIA and end its role in military research