Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: CIA Director

Trump’s pick for CIA Director ran black site torture program

CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel, nominated to lead the agency, is responsible for running a secret CIA black site prison in Thailand and overseeing the torture of at least two terror suspects.

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Director’s Hacked Emails

So many top U.S. intelligence officials are unable to maintain basic security over sensitive data with the most recent hacked private email account of CIA Director John Brennan. Are these hackers confirming that the wrong people have been leading this country for far too long?

Former CIA Director Agrees to Plead Guilty to Leaking Classified Material

David Petraeus was responsible for disclosing the identities of covert agents and leaving classified material in unauthorized and unsecured locations. The former CIA Director plead guilty this week to revealing classified information to his former mistress and biographer, Paula Broadwell.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock.