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ADVISE AND DISSENT
CIA Predicted Disaster in Vietnam. Why Did No One Listen?
President Trump is famous for ignoring the advice and expertise of advisers who tell him something he doesn’t want to hear. But he is not the first president to spurn good counsel.
U.S. Intel: Russia Tried to Con the World With Bogus Missile
The Russians hyped a cruise missile launch earlier this year. But a briefing by the CIA and a second agency determined that it was essentially a hoax.
Why is Sudan’s Genocidal Regime a CIA Favorite?
Remember the campaign to stop genocide in Darfur? That's never been a big priority for Langley, while counterterrorism cooperation with Khartoum is a huge one.
Maria Butina’s Boss: The Kremlin's Not-So-Secret Weapon
In addition to advocating gun rights, Torshin wanted to strengthen the Russian criminal code to include forced castration for pedophiles and life sentences for drug dealers.
Who Blew Out a CIA Spy’s Brains? New Book Fingers His Friend
Freddie Woodruff was shot in the Republic of Georgia in 1993. A new book accuses an ex-KGB agent who claims he was Woodruff’s best friend. The Daily Beast interviewed him.
How George H.W. Bush Rescued the CIA
The agency's reputation was at a low point when Bush was brought in to help repair it—an assignment he thought was President Ford's way of burying his political career.
How the CIA Helped Prevent the Next 9/11
Former CIA officials open up about an intricate terrorist plot that would have led to the “biggest loss of life since 9/11.”