Tag: Foreign relations of the United States

White House blows cover of CIA chief in Afghanistan

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The CIA’s top officer in Kabul was exposed Saturday by the White House when his name was inadvertently included on a list provided to news organizations of senior U.S. officials participating in President Obama’s surprise visit with U.S. troops. The

REVIEW: A Look Over My Shoulder. A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency

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By Richard Helms, with William Hood. New York, NY: Random House, 2003. 452 pages. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In the parlance of espionage, the autobiography of America's one-time spymaster, Richard Helms, might best be called a "sleeper agent." For nearly half of the

CIA Forced To Release Long Secret Official History of Bay of Pigs Invasion

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National Security Archive lawsuit yields never-before-seen volumes of Massive Study; Agency continues to withhold Volume 5 For more information contact: Peter Kornbluh – 202/994-7000 http://www.nsarchive.org Washington, D.C., August 1, 2011 – Pursuant to a FOIA lawsuit filed by the National