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Central Intelligence Agency: National intelligence agency of the United States
The Central Intelligence Agency, known informally as the Agency and the Company, is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the federal government of the United States, officially tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT). As a principal member of the United States Intelligence Community (IC), the CIA reports to the Director of National Intelligence and is primarily focused on providing intelligence for the President and Cabinet of the United States.

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Rupert Friend raves about Timothee Chalamet [Video]

Rupert Friend raves about Timothee Chalamet

Rupert Friend played CIA operative Peter Quinn in political thriller series Homeland and is now in Wes Anderson's new movie, The French Dispatc alongside Timothee Chalamet. Report by Jonesl. Like us..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:29Published

To protect Afghan people, the West must deal with Taliban [Video]

To protect Afghan people, the West must deal with Taliban

Taliban expert Ashley Jackson and former CIA official Robert Grenier say Western countries canā€™t cut off the Taliban at the expense of innocent Afghans

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 15:09Published

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The recall of the CIA's station chief in Vienna has highlighted the growing number of "Havana syndrome" cases around the world.
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The first-ever case of Havana syndrome has been reported in India by a CIA officer during his New Delhi visit.
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A CIA officer who was traveling with agency director William Burns to India this month reported symptoms consistent with Havana syndrome, CNN and the New York Times reported on Monday.The victim, who..
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CIA director secretly meets Taliban leader as Biden mulls Afghanistan evacuation deadline

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The director of the CIA has secretly met the Taliban leader - as Joe Biden considers whether to extend his deadline to pull US troops out of Afghanistan.
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Erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world: CIA chief

The erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world, CIA Director William Burns has told US lawmakers, explaining that this trend could be reversed if the people's faith in this..
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Into The Grey Zone: How countries can fight adversaries indirectly

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Iran has "shown a facility" for using proxy forces against opponents such as the United States, according to General David Petraeus, a former director of the CIA and former top military commander.
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Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for drug trials to treat chemotherapy-induced anemia

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to initiate clinical trials of Desidustat in CIA. Zydus Cadila Chairman Pankaj R..
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'Woefully lax': report slams CIA cybersecurity after hacking tool leak

Many of the Central Intelligence Agency's most sensitive hacking tools were so poorly secured that it was only when WikiLeaks published them online in 2017 that the agency realized they had been..
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Iran says it will execute man convicted of spying on Soleimani for CIA

An Iranian who spied for U.S. and Israeli intelligence on slain Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani has been sentenced to death, Iran said on Tuesday, adding the case was not linked to..
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Iran says it will execute informant who led CIA to Soleimani

An Iranian citizen who provided information to U.S. and Israeli intelligence services on the whereabouts of Iran's slain Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani will be executed soon, Iran's..
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Iran will execute CIA agent involved in commander Soleimani's killing: official

An Iranian citizen who provided information to U.S. and Israeli intelligence services on the whereabouts of Iran's slain top commander Qassem Soleimani will be executed soon, Iran's judiciary said on..
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Palestinians shun CIA after declaring end to security coordination with U.S. and Israel

The Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West..
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Chinese cybersecurity company accuses CIA of 11-year-long hacking campaign

Chinese antivirus firm Qihoo 360 said CIA hackers have spent more than a decade breaking into the Chinese airline industry and other targets, a blunt allegation of American espionage from a..
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Iran's judiciary says 'CIA spy' will be executed soon in online statement

A website linked to Iran's judiciary carried a statement on Tuesday saying a man convicted of spying for the CIA would be executed soon.
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CIA spied on countries including India, Pak through secretly-owned Swiss encryption firm: Report

The CIA read the encrypted messages of several countries, including India, for decades through its secretly-owned Switzerland-based company trusted by governments all over the world to keep the..
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Swiss investigate report that firm helped CIA break codes

Switzerland is probing news reports that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and West Germany's spy service used a Swiss company's encryption technology to covertly crack other nations' top-secret..
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Iran to execute man for spying for CIA: judiciary

A man sentenced to death in Iran for spying for the CIA and attempting to pass on information about Tehran's nuclear program will be executed soon, authorities said on Tuesday, according to the..
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Man sentenced to death for spying for CIA: Iran judiciary spokesman

A man has been sentenced to death in Iran for spying for the CIA and attempting to pass on information about the Islamic Republic's nuclear program, Iran's judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday,..
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Two charity staff in Iran convicted of spying for CIA, jailed: Iran's judiciary

Two people working for a charity have been sentenced to jail on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Iran's judiciary spokesman said on Tuesday.
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CIA devised way to restrict missiles given to allies, researcher says

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has devised technology to restrict the use of anti-aircraft missiles after they leave American hands, a researcher said, a move that experts say could persuade the..
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Iran says it arrested eight with CIA links during unrest

Iranian security agents arrested at least eight people linked to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency during last week's unrest over gasoline price hikes, the official news agency IRNA reported on..
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Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 19 years in prison for conspiring to spy for China

A former CIA case officer was sentenced by a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to serve 19 years in prison, after he pleaded guilty in May to conspiring to become a spy for China, federal prosecutors..
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Saudi king receives CIA chief in Riyadh: state media

Saudi Arabia's King Salman received the director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in Riyadh, the Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.
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Ex-CIA spy flees from Italy to U.S. fearing for her safety: paper

A former U.S. spy, pardoned by Italy in connection with the CIA kidnapping of a terrorism suspect in Milan, has fled from Italy to the United States fearing for her safety, Italian newspaper Il..
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Iran sentences man to death for spying for the CIA

Iranian courts have sentenced one person to death for spying for the CIA and jailed two others for 10 years for the same crime, as well as imprisoning a fourth person for 10 years for spying for..
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Whistleblower on Trump-Ukraine contacts is a CIA officer: sources

The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House, two sources..
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Russia formally declares alleged CIA mole missing, says search underway: RIA

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Russia fired officials who let alleged CIA mole flee country - Ifax

Russia fired officials who allowed a former Kremlin employee and alleged CIA informant to flee the country, the Interfax news agency reported on Friday.
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Russia blasts idea a CIA mole lifted lid on its U.S. meddling

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Russia calls suggestion suspected CIA mole unmasked election meddling slander

Russia condemned as lies and slander on Wednesday suggestions a suspected CIA mole in the presidential administration had handed over information to the United States about alleged Russian meddling in..
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Kremlin says its spies are looking into case of suspected CIA mole

The Kremlin said on Wednesday it didn't know if one of its former employees had been a CIA informant, but that Russia's intelligence services were looking into the case.
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Kremlin says alleged U.S. spy did not have access to Putin

The Kremlin played down reports of a CIA spy inside Russia's presidential administration, but said an official identified by Russian media as the likely U.S. mole had worked there although he did not..
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Kremlin says reported U.S. spy in Russian president's office was fired years ago

The Kremlin on Tuesday played down U.S. media reports of a CIA spy inside Russia's presidential administration, calling them "pulp fiction", but said a low-level official who Russian media suggested..
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Kremlin says man named in media reports as U.S. spy worked in Russian president's office

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Former CIA Director Gen David Petraeus has said that he is "convinced" that the Pakistani intelligence agencies did not know Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan, before being killed by US forces.
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Pakistan's main spy agency provided the US with a lead that helped them find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday.
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Iran said on Monday it had captured 17 spies working for the CIA and sentenced some of them to death, an announcement President Donald Trump dismissed as "totally false" amid an escalating..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday categorically denied that Iran had arrested 17 people whom Tehran accused of being CIA spies and had sentenced some to death, calling the reports "totally false."
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