CIA on Townhall

Washington, D.C. - Fri Feb 8

Multiple protesters interrupted the nominee for the head of the CIA John Brennan's testimony today in the Senate Intelligence Committee. Feinstein threatened to clear the room twice and after four protesters she had the room emptied so Brennan could finish his opening statement. The protesters angrily shouted about President Obama and his recent efforts in stepping up drone attacks overseas. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Fri Feb 8

The White House's nominee for CIA chief says he does not regret advising against a 1998 strike targeting Osama bin Laden a few months before the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa. ... more

Larry Elder - Thu Feb 7

In "Zero Dark Thirty," the movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden, one of the first scenes shows a terrorist being waterboarded, where useful information gets extracted. The movie thus asserts the controversial practice leads to actionable intelligence. ... more

Iran - Thu Feb 7

Iran state TV broadcast pictures allegedly taken from the CIA spy drone captured in 2011. Iran's claims cannot be independently confirmed. ... more

Rachel Marsden - Tue Jan 22

The realities highlighted by the Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty," which detailed the operation that ended with the killing of Osama bin Laden, don't begin and end with the debate over what some call "torture" as a means of obtaining intelligence. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Jan 9

WASHINGTON - President Obama's is putting together a new national security team at the Pentagon and the CIA that is said to be designed for an era of downsizing. ... more

Rachel Marsden - Tue Dec 4

Whereas President Barack Obama's predecessor, George W. Bush, waged war the old-fashioned way, with troops and tanks, Obama has been busy outsourcing the dirty work of protecting and furthering America's interests to CIA drones, private contractors, local mobs with ties to terrorists, and even the French. ... more