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Why the CIA Loved the Late George H. Bush

Why the CIA Loved the Late George H. Bush

Last month, 19 senior CIA officials, current and former, signed a statement lauding the late president George Bush, who served as CIA director for one year. The agency put out a complimentary “unclassified” video about his service to the agency. Langley’s Twitter feed featured 11 straight days of photos and anecdotes about Bush’s warm relationship...

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Bush Ran a Secret National Security Team as VP, Says Seymour Hersh

Bush Ran a Secret National Security Team as VP, Says Seymour Hersh

The veteran investigative reporter writes that George H. Bush, as vice president, ran a covert operations team in the early 1980s that even the CIA didn’t know about. As a former CIA director, Bush had the experience to oversee activities. Hersh says the vice president’s team ran 35 counterterrorism, counternarcotics and assassination operations between 1981...

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