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Dangerous Liaisons: A CIA vet's thoughts on Trump, loyalty, and the agency - Foreign Policy (blog);

Dangerous Liaisons: A CIA vet's thoughts on Trump, loyalty, and the agency - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Dangerous Liaisons: A CIA vet's thoughts on Trump, loyalty, and the agencyForeign Policy (blog)A much-missed friend and colleague from my time at the CIA, let's call her “Cathy,” would probably have been delighted with President Donald Trump's election. I can imagine Cathy rushing to get her name on the list to welcome Trump to headquarters last ...and more »

Commentary: National security in an 'alt-facts' world - Reuters;

Commentary: National security in an 'alt-facts' world - Reuters

ReutersCommentary: National security in an 'alt-facts' worldReutersDonald Trump on his visit to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Langley, Virginia U.S., January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. By Tim Weiner. Imagine, for a moment, that you are a senior Central Intelligence Agency officer standing at attention ...and more »

President Trump can't fix his relationship with the CIA just by giving a speech - Washington Post

President Trump can't fix his relationship with the CIA just by giving a speechWashington PostSomehow, in the midst of all the inaugural celebrating, President Trump got the message. Perhaps his inner circle had a moment of clarity, and somebody asked to see the boss about it. Maybe his newly confirmed secretary of defense pulled him aside for ...and more »

New CIA director inherits an agency that is quickly developing cyber capabilities - CyberScoop;

New CIA director inherits an agency that is quickly developing cyber capabilities - CyberScoop

CyberScoopNew CIA director inherits an agency that is quickly developing cyber capabilitiesCyberScoopThe CIA's Directorate of Digital Innovation is now delivering the kinds of cyber-espionage tools and intelligence-gathering capabilities that the agency was seeking when then-Director John Brennan created it two years ago, says a senior official with ...and more »

CIA Starts Recruiting Its Newest Asset: Donald Trump - Daily Beast;

CIA Starts Recruiting Its Newest Asset: Donald Trump - Daily Beast

Daily BeastCIA Starts Recruiting Its Newest Asset: Donald TrumpDaily BeastLangley is ready to woo the new president like a foreign leader. The key? Flattering his ego: 'He is extremely insecure like an adolescent boy.' Kimberly Dozier. 01.24.17 1:15 AM ET. Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast. After a brutal start, the CIA ...and more »

The Nihilist Intelligence Officer - The American Conservative;

The Nihilist Intelligence Officer - The American Conservative

The American ConservativeThe Nihilist Intelligence OfficerThe American ConservativeIt would never occur to ordinary CIA officers that derailing a presidency might be a desirable thing to do. The rumor of some kind of coup in the making is the creation of a media that is looking for a story and trying to bash Donald Trump at the same ...and more »

New CIA Director Praises Spy Agency's Tradecraft, Integrity - Voice of America;

New CIA Director Praises Spy Agency's Tradecraft, Integrity - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNew CIA Director Praises Spy Agency's Tradecraft, IntegrityVoice of AmericaNewly confirmed CIA Director Mike Pompeo heaped praise on the U.S. spy agency during his first full day on the job, some of it in sharp contrast to criticism leveled by U.S. President Donald Trump. The former congressman from Kansas and member of the ...and more »

Trump's CIA pick extends olive branch to agency - The Hill;

Trump's CIA pick extends olive branch to agency - The Hill

The HillTrump's CIA pick extends olive branch to agencyThe HillMike Pompeo, whom the Senate confirmed Monday as President Trump's pick to lead the CIA, on Tuesday wrote a message to the agency's workforce saying he is looking forward to what they can achieve together. The former House Republican from Kansas ...and more »

The Revolt of the US Intelligence Community: Future Battles with President Donald Trump - Center for Research on Globalization

The Revolt of the US Intelligence Community: Future Battles with President Donald TrumpCenter for Research on GlobalizationFactionalism and fury are basic ingredients of the US Republic. Designed as a classic response to the lynch mob fantasy of direct democracy, and the weakness of unaccountable monarchy, those behind the US constitution contrived a select form of ...and more »

Did President Trump Bring a Cheering Crowd with Him to Visit the CIA? - snopes.com;

Did President Trump Bring a Cheering Crowd with Him to Visit the CIA? - snopes.com

snopes.comDid President Trump Bring a Cheering Crowd with Him to Visit the CIA?snopes.com... Trump Bring a Cheering Crowd with Him to Visit the CIA? CBS News reported that Donald Trump's team brought a cheering committee who was seated in the front three rows during his speech at CIA headquarters. By. David Mikkelson. Jan 23rd, 2017 ...and more »

White House denies Trump filled front rows with supporters during CIA HQ visit - Yahoo News;

White House denies Trump filled front rows with supporters during CIA HQ visit - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsWhite House denies Trump filled front rows with supporters during CIA HQ visitYahoo NewsWhite House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday rejected reports that President Trump's visit to CIA headquarters during the weekend hurt his already troubled relationship with the U.S. intelligence community. On Saturday, Trump gave a freewheeling ...and more »

Trump Reportedly Brought His Own Staff to Cheer During CIA Speech - Vanity Fair;

Trump Reportedly Brought His Own Staff to Cheer During CIA Speech - Vanity Fair

Vanity FairTrump Reportedly Brought His Own Staff to Cheer During CIA SpeechVanity FairIf Donald Trump is really hoping to repair relations with the intelligence community, he sure is going about it in an odd way. On Saturday, the newly sworn-in president made his first visit to the Langley headquarters of the C.I.A., with whom he has ...and more »

Donald Trump reportedly planted lackeys at CIA headquarters to give illusion of widespread support for his speech - Salon;

Donald Trump reportedly planted lackeys at CIA headquarters to give illusion of widespread support for his speech - Salon

SalonDonald Trump reportedly planted lackeys at CIA headquarters to give illusion of widespread support for his speechSalonDonald Trump reportedly planted lackeys at CIA headquarters to give illusion of widespread support for his EnlargePresident Donald Trump speaks at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)(Credit ...and more »

Trump and Intelligence Community - FactCheck.org

Trump and Intelligence CommunityFactCheck.orgPresident Trump engaged in revisionist history when he accused the “dishonest” media of making “it sound like I had a feud with the intelligence community.” In fact, Trump made numerous disparaging remarks about the U.S. intelligence community. On his ...and more »

Of Course The CIA Gave Trump Standing Ovations. He Never Let Them Sit. - Huffington Post;

Of Course The CIA Gave Trump Standing Ovations. He Never Let Them Sit. - Huffington Post

Huffington PostOf Course The CIA Gave Trump Standing Ovations. He Never Let Them Sit.Huffington PostPresident Trump is bragging about his standing ovations, but he never asked CIA employees to take their seats. By S.V. Date. Carlos Barria / Reuters. President Donald Trump is bragging about his standing ovations at the CIA, but he never gave the ...and more »

White House denies inviting 40 Trump supporters to CIA headquarters - New York Daily News;

White House denies inviting 40 Trump supporters to CIA headquarters - New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWhite House denies inviting 40 Trump supporters to CIA headquartersNew York Daily News“There is nobody who cares more about the CIA, nobody,” Trump said Saturday, prompting cheers from about 400 employees in attendance. “... I want you to know I am so behind you.” (Olivier Douliery / POOL/EPA). BY Adam Edelman. NEW YORK DAILY ...and more »

White House denies stacking CIA visit with Trump fans - The Hill (blog);

White House denies stacking CIA visit with Trump fans - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)White House denies stacking CIA visit with Trump fansThe Hill (blog)White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday disputed reports that administration loyalists stacked President Trump's Saturday meeting at the CIA to create the illusion of strong support within the agency. When asked about the CBS report that said ...and more »

Sources say Trump's CIA visit made relations with intel community worse - CBS News;

Sources say Trump's CIA visit made relations with intel community worse - CBS News

CBS NewsSources say Trump's CIA visit made relations with intel community worseCBS NewsLast Updated Jan 23, 2017 5:15 PM EST. U.S. government sources tell CBS News that there is a sense of unease in the intelligence community after President Trump's visit to CIA headquarters on Saturday. Trump CIA speech transcript. An official said the ...and more »

White House spokesman Spicer just lied about CIA employees cheering Trump - AMERICAblog (blog);

White House spokesman Spicer just lied about CIA employees cheering Trump - AMERICAblog (blog)

AMERICAblog (blog)White House spokesman Spicer just lied about CIA employees cheering TrumpAMERICAblog (blog)Embattled White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who was eviscerated on Saturday during his first press briefing for outright lying to the American people about the number of people who showed up at Trump's inaugural, again lied during his press ...and more »

Donald Trump Is Becoming an Authoritarian Leader Before Our Very Eyes - New Republic;

Donald Trump Is Becoming an Authoritarian Leader Before Our Very Eyes - New Republic

New RepublicDonald Trump Is Becoming an Authoritarian Leader Before Our Very EyesNew RepublicThe Central Intelligence Agency is expert at estimating crowd sizes. When trying to figure out whether a protest in some foreign hotspot could turn into a revolution, the CIA uses satellite imagery to get a sense of how many people are protesting. So ...and more »