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CIA names biggest threats to US

CIA names biggest threats to US

Terrorism and North Korea are most immediate threats the US in a long term, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said. "North Korea is relatively low-probability, but massive liability risk. The terrorist threat today is …

CIA chief: Iran presents biggest Mideast challenge for US

CIA chief: Iran presents biggest Mideast challenge for US

Iran continues to increase its influence in the Middle East region and remains the main state sponsor of terrorism, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Mike Pompeo said. "In Iran, we face an adversary …

Kennedy bill aims to create Russian response center

Kennedy bill aims to create Russian response center

U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III plans to introduce a bill today creating the National Russian Threat Response Center, a $20 million agency charged with snuffing out Russian hacking, …

Putin: US provided support to terrorists in Chechnya

Putin: US provided support to terrorists in Chechnya

The United States was ready to use terrorists to destabilize the intra-political situation in Russia, the country's President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with American director Oliver Stone in his …

Trump says he believes that torture works

Trump says he believes that torture works

US President Donald Trump declared that he believes torture works as his administration readied a sweeping review of how America conducts the war on terror.  In an interview with ABC News, Trump said he would wage …

Syrian Kurds armed with sensitive US weaponry - media

Syrian Kurds armed with sensitive US weaponry - media

Syrian Kurdish fighters are newly armed with sophisticated American combat equipment as they close in on the ISIS's stronghold in Raqqa,  weaponry the Pentagon says it is barred from providing to those forces, Military Times …

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Pompeo arrives in Turkey

CIA chief Mike Pompeo has arrived in Turkey to discuss the fight against the ISIS terrorist group. Pompeo — who is making his first overseas trip since taking office — is scheduled to meet with his Turkish …

 New CIA director to visit Turkey on Thursday - media

New CIA director to visit Turkey on Thursday - media

New CIA director Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey on Thursday to discuss security issues, Turkish media reported. It will be his first overseas visit to Turkey as CIA director. Pompeo's visit comes after …

Trump: we have some strong enemies in US

Trump: we have some strong enemies in US

US President-elect Donald Trump said he is deeply concerned about what he has learnt at some intelligence briefings on global threats, adding that America had some “very big” and “strong …

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

CIA hopes US-Russian relations to recover under Trump

US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director John Brennan has expressed hope that relations between the United States and Russia will get better, for the sake of global stability.  "I certainly hope that, …

 CIA hasn't proved Russia hacked for Trump

CIA hasn't proved Russia hacked for Trump

US House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said he has not seen evidence that Russia tried to swing the 2016 election to President-elect Donald Trump. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, …

Daesh could export chemical weapons to West

CIA Director John Brennan said that the Daesh terrorist group has the capabilities to produce chemical weapons, which were used by them in Syria and Iraq.  "We have a number of instances where Daesh has …