- Rare US success in Syria, Iraq: Finding senior militants Updated: Sep-28-15 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON - A dedicated manhunt by the CIA, the National Security Agency and the military's Joint Special Operations Command has been methodically finding and killing senior militants in Syria and Iraq, in one of the few clear success stories of the U.S. military campaign in those countries.
- Journalists subpoenaed in lawsuit over Petraeus scandal Updated: Sep-22-15 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Nine journalists were issued subpoenas Tuesday as part of a lawsuit over the Obama administration investigation that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus.
- Petraeus apologizes for giving classified info to mistress Updated: Sep-22-15 2:28 pm
WASHINGTON - Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus apologized to Congress on Tuesday for sharing classified information with his biographer-mistress, then pivoted from personal to battlefield policy and labeled the current U.S. strategy for fighting Islamic State in the Middle East "inadequate."
- Intel officials say upbeat reports on IS didn't change views Updated: Sep-17-15 4:09 am
WASHINGTON - Whether or not the U.S. Central Command was sugarcoating intelligence to create the appearance of progress in the fight against Islamic State militants, the command's upbeat reports didn't manage to convince the rest of the intelligence community, current and former officials say.
- Former CIA leaders release book defending brutal tactics Updated: Sep-09-15 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Former senior CIA officials instrumental in extracting information from al-Qaida prisoners through what most Americans consider to have been torture have published a book defending their conduct.