Category Archives: John Brennan

Remembering CIA Molly C. H. Hardy (Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998)

“For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago — Remembering CIA Elizabeth Hanson (February 14 1979 – December 30 2009 )[UPDATE : Zawahiri killed in CIA drone strike]

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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Sunday Jokes — The Cultural Differences among US Intel Agencies [Unclassified Summary of Assessment on COVID-19 Origin]

“Variations in analytic views largely stem from differences in how agencies weigh intelligence reporting and scientific publications, and intelligence and scientific gaps.” Unclassified Summary of Assessment on COVID-19 Origin — ODNI (August 27 2021) March 20 2022 — Thank God, … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering CIA Jacqueline K. Van Landingham (1962 – March 8 1995) [Why was Gary Durrell not honored with a Star?]

“An attack in Karachi, Pakistan, during which another NSA employee Gary C. Durrell was shot in March 1995  is believed to be related to Crypto AG.” MINERVA — A History [Released Feb. 11 2020] March 8 2022 — Jacqueline K. … Continue reading

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Sunday Jokes — The Cultural Differences among US Intel Agencies [Unclassified Summary of Assessment on COVID-19 Origin]

“Variations in analytic views largely stem from differences in how agencies weigh intelligence reporting and scientific publications, and intelligence and scientific gaps.” Unclassified Summary of Assessment on COVID-19 Origin — ODNI (August 27 2021) August 29 2021 — Thank God, … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Molly C. H. Hardy (Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998) [2021]

“For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of … Continue reading

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Sunday Jokes — The Differences Between the FBI and the CIA?

“The competing messages, according to officials in attendance, also reflect cultural differences between the FBI and the CIA. The bureau, true to its law enforcement roots, wants facts and tangible evidence to prove something beyond all reasonable doubt. The CIA … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering CIA Jacqueline K. Van Landingham (1962 – March 8 1995) [Why was Gary Durrell not honored with a Star?]

“An attack in Karachi, Pakistan, during which another NSA employee Gary C. Durrell was shot in March 1995  is believed to be related to Crypto AG.” MINERVA — A History [Released Feb. 11 2020] March 8 2021 — Jacqueline K. … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Elizabeth Hanson (February 14 1979 – December 30 2009) [2020]

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Director John Brennan Defends Torture Methods (December 11 2014) [2020]

“Torture has perhaps saved some at the expense of honor, by uncovering thirty bombs, but at the same time it has created fifty new terrorists who, operating in some other way and in another place would cause the death of … Continue reading

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