Showing posts with label CIA. Show all posts
Showing posts with label CIA. Show all posts

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead CIA

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead CIA
The US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be the country's first female director of the CIA, despite her ties to the agency's past controversial interrogation program.

Friday, April 14, 2017

US uses Afghanistan as 'testing ground' for new types of weapons : ex-president

Afghanistan’s former President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned the US dropping of its largest non-nuclear bomb, dubbed ‘The Mother of All Bombs,’ on his country on Thursday.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump gives CIA authority to carry out drone strikes, WSJ says

The president of the United States has given the Central Intelligence Agency the authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, a role previously assigned exclusively to the Pentagon, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

US may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan, says ICC

US forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan through the "cruel or violent" interrogation of detainees, mostly between 2003-2004, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Monday.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.