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CIA — And The Top 2021 Blunder is…

“A picture is worth a thousand words” March 12 2021 — A recent CIA tweet suggests that you watch “The Tip of the Spear: From Virginia Hall to Gina Haspel”. Indeed, you should… Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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BREAKING — CIA Director Gina Haspel has resigned. Who is the boss now? Answer : Deputy Director David Cohen is serving as Acting Director

“The #CIA workforce thanks Director Haspel for her 36 years of dedicated service to the American people. You have broken barriers and empowered the next generation of CIA officers.” CIA Tweet (January 19 2021) January 20 2021 — Late last night, a CIA … Continue reading

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CIA Director Gina Haspel has resigned. Who is the boss now?

“The #CIA workforce thanks Director Haspel for her 36 years of dedicated service to the American people. You have broken barriers and empowered the next generation of CIA officers.” CIA Tweet (January 19 2021) January 20 2021 — Late last night, a CIA … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — NYT Apologizes For Misreporting On Skripal Incident

“I made a significant error in my April 16 profile of Gina Haspel. It took a while to figure out where I went wrong. Here is the correction: […] The intelligence about the ducks and children were based on an … Continue reading

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The Afghanistan Papers — The Origin of the Opioid Epidemic [Remember Mike Flynn?]

“Does opium defy the laws of economics? Historically, no. In 2001, prices surged tenfold from 2000, to a record high, after the Taliban all but eliminated opium poppy cultivation across the Afghan territory under its control.” Antonio Maria Costa —  … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Gina Haspel Thailand Cables Declassified [CIA & Torture]

“These cables confirm the findings of the Senate Intel report, and show why the release of a nominee’s FULL record before confirmation is absolutely necessary. We shouldn’t rely on restricted & incomplete records to evaluate nominees – whether to the … Continue reading

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NYT Apologizes For Misreporting On Skripal Incident

“I made a significant error in my April 16 profile of Gina Haspel. It took a while to figure out where I went wrong. Here is the correction: […] The intelligence about the ducks and children were based on an … Continue reading

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The CIA Book of Honor — Gina Haspel Visits Auburn University

“As I look back on my first year as Director, I am more in awe of the men and women at CIA than ever be. And I know that Auburn graduates also know a thing or two about serving our … Continue reading

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Czech Intelligence Chief Receives Top CIA Award

“Since the second quarter of 2014, Europe has been facing a large migration wave from the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Maghreb. In 2015, more than a million refugees arrived in Europe. Their arrival had a negative impact on public … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — “Gina, She-Wolf of the CIA” by Larry Beinhart

“Gina [Haspel] has her defenders. Some on the left. Some who are very reputable people. They depict her as being very competent, thorough, and professional. But no one ever accused the Nazis of being sloppy, inept, and amateurish. They were … Continue reading

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