Tag: CIA

C.I.A. Secrets Could Surface in Swiss Nuclear Case

NYTimes: A seven-year effort by the Central Intelligence Agency to hide its relationship with a Swiss family who once acted as moles inside the world’s most successful atomic black market hit a turning point on Thursday when a Swiss magistrate recommended…

CIA and Pakistan locked in aggressive spy battles

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pakistani man approached CIA officers in Islamabad last year, offering to give up secrets of his country’s closely guarded nuclear program. To prove he was a trustworthy source, he claimed to possess spent nuclear fuel rods.

CIA report into shoring up Afghan war support in Western Europe

This classified CIA analysis from March, outlines possible PR-strategies to shore up public support in Germany and France for a continued war in Afghanistan. After the dutch government fell on the issue of dutch troops in Afghanistan last month, the…

Iran’s Nuclear scientist defected to CIA: Report

IANS: An Iranian nuclear scientist, who has been missing since June last from Saudi Arabia, has defected to the US and is helping in CIA’s operation against Tehran’s nuclear programme, a media report said.

Intel Brief: US-Pakistan Relations Fleeting

Even with recent initiatives, the current close relationship between the US and Pakistan is likely to be short-lived, as Washington treats Islamabad as a fair-weather friend and no real strategy exists to seal a concrete deal, Sean Underwood writes for…

CIA warned India and Brazil about terrorist threat

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta warned on Tuesday that India and Brazil face “emerging threats” from Al-Qaeda and Taleban despite the fact that terrorist outfits weakened after military offensive against them in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The CIA’s Trouble Proving its Worth

The CIA seems to have a fight on its hands to prove the importance of its new Center on Climate Change and National Security. In the furore surrounding the incident aboard Northwest Airlines’ Flight 253, John Barrasso, a Republican senator from Wyoming, has…

Motives of convicted ex-CIA agent still a mystery

Jakarta Post: While police are preparing to deport former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Bob Marshall, who was arrested in January 2008 in Bogor, his motives for entering Indonesia remain a mystery. The Indonesian police said last week that Marshall,…

US think-tank hints at ISI hand in CIA attack

The Hindu The suicide strike on the key U.S. intelligence base in Afghanistan had hallmarks of an operation carried out by a national intelligence service, a leading U.S. think-tank has said, apparently hinting that it could be the handiwork of…