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Who Will Biden Pick to Run the CIA?

Who Will Biden Pick to Run the CIA?

President-Elect Joe Biden is looking for a CIA director. In CounterPunch.org, former CIA officer Mel Goodman runs down where past directors have gone wrong–and what Biden could do right. The directors who were agency professionals were a particularly motley group.  [Gina] Haspel is best known for her leading role in the CIA’s sadistic torture and...

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CIA Puts Historical Review Panel on Hold 

CIA Puts Historical Review Panel on Hold 

The panel of historians that advises the CIA on declassification of intelligence records reports the agency had cancelled a scheduled January meeting without explanation. Prof. Robert Jervis of Columbia University, said “the reasons for this remain unclear to us, and no schedule for resumed meetings has been announced.” The story was first reported by the Federation...