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John Brennan

  1. john brennan
    Bolton, Giuliani Attack John Brennan as Unprincipled Lover of IslamA nice, meaty, Sunday-afternoon stew of hypocrisy and prejudice.
  2. russia probe
    Trump Admits Revoking Brennan’s Security Clearance Was About the Mueller ProbeTrump said it’s “something that had to be done” about the “sham” investigation, & suggested he was testing waters for a broader move against Mueller.
  3. the national interest
    Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John BrennanPresident uses security clearances to discredit opponents for the first time.
  4. White House Pointlessly Threatens to Revoke Security Clearances From CriticsSome don’t actually have them, and the rest aren’t using them, but whatever.
  5. foreign policy
    Former Intel Chiefs Think Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin, OthersJohn Brennan and James Clapper say Trump’s vulnerabilities could prove “perilous” for the U.S.
  6. CIA Chief Not Pleased That Incoming President Likened the CIA to NazisThe president-elect starts a messy, public feud with the director of the CIA, just days before inauguration.
  7. CIA Director Reveals He Was Once a Communist SympathizerBut Congress is being chill about it.
  8. Donald Trump’s ‘Get Out the Vote’ Effort Failed to Register His ChildrenEric and Ivanka Trump “feel very guilty” for failing to register for the New York primary.
  9. you've got hacked
    What We Learned From the CIA Director’s WikiLeaked EmailsJohn le Carré would not be impressed.
  10. kids today
    Teen Breaks Into CIA Director’s EmailThe “cracka” claims to be a weed-loving teen.
  11. torture report
    CIA Director Still Won’t Quite Say Torture Was Actually TortureSaid the abuse was the fault of a few bad apples.
  12. spy games
    CIA Admits It Spied on Senators, After Insisting It Didn’tA big black eye for director John Brennan.
  13. spy games
    CIA Is Working to Stop Leaks, According to Leaked MemoBrennan wants to “reinforce our corporate culture of secrecy.”
  14. paulitics
    Senator Rand Paul Ends 13-Hour Filibuster Over Drones [Updated]“I’ve discovered there are some limits to filibustering.”
  15. politics
    Lindsey Graham Threatens Holds on Hagel and Brennan NominationsHe wants more information on Benghazi.
  16. John Brennan Says Administration Agonizes Over Drone StrikesAnd uses them only as a “last resort.”
  17. photo op
    John Brennan Wears Bracelet for POW Bowe Bergdahl at Confirmation HearingAlso, 9/11 victims.
  18. Protesters Disrupt Brennan Confirmation HearingNot an auspicious start.
  19. drone wars
    John Brennan to Face a Grilling Despite Obama’s Last-Minute Help [Updated]There are still plenty of questions for John Brennan.
  20. drone wars
    Why the New York Times Outed a Secret U.S. Drone Base NowJohn Brennan.
  21. drone wars
    CIA Has Secret Drone Base in Saudi ArabiaCritics of the policy are planning a showdown.
  22. comings and goings
    Obama Picks Brennan for CIA, Hagel for DefenseChuck Hagel will also be selected today as secretary of Defense.
  23. osama bin killed
    Was Bin Laden’s Capture Then Death a Straight-Up Execution?Obama: “After a firefight, they killed Osama bin Laden and took custody of his body.”
  24. osama bin killed
    Operation Geronimo, Part 2: Targeting the MediaA case study in obsessive, mostly expert presidential messaging.
  25. osama bin killed
    Obama’s National-Security Adviser: Woman Being Used As a Shield Presumed to Be Bin Laden’s WifeIt’s “inconceivable” that bin Laden didn’t have help from within Pakistan.
  26. terrorble
    The Director of National Intelligence Stares Blankly When Asked About Major International Counterterrorism OperationPlease pay attention, because this concerns you.
  27. terror plots
    Obama Administration Steps Up Weekend Response to Terror ThreatsAfter a would-be terrorist with explosive materials boarded a plane from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day, Obama calls for an international security crackdown.