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September 11th, 2014
06:55 PM ET

CIA: ISIS has more than 20,000 fighters

The CIA now says there are between 20,000 to 31,500 ISIS fighters operating in Iraq and Syria. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.

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Filed under: CIA • Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Terror
May 26th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Analyst: Outed CIA agent will be pulled

CNN's Brianna Keilar speaks to Ryan Lizza and Bob Baer about the political and security implications of the CIA leak.


Filed under: Brianna Keilar • CIA • National security • Situation Room
January 6th, 2014
07:36 PM ET

Fmr. CIA lawyer: We tortured

In a brand new book, John Rizzo, a former lawyer for the CIA, says the agency was so worried about another attack after 9/11, that they resorted to torture techniques - and out of that fear, he did nothing to stop it. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: 9/11 • Brian Todd • CIA • interrogation
December 18th, 2013
08:05 PM ET

Federal worker uses CIA lie to avoid work

A federal worker is sentenced to prison for telling his job he's a CIA agent, costing the government $1 million.


Filed under: Chris Lawrence • CIA • EPA
December 13th, 2013
06:40 PM ET

Reports: Missing American was in CIA

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports that American Bob Levinson, who has been missing in Iran since 2007, was working for the CIA.


Filed under: CIA • FBI
May 16th, 2013
11:29 AM ET

U.S. diplomat's story revealed

CNN's Brian Todd looks at the background of Ryan Fogle, the man Russia has accused of being a CIA spy.

RELATED STORY: Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat accused of being CIA agent

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Filed under: Brian Todd • CIA • Russia
May 1st, 2012
05:07 PM ET

How the U.S. found bin Laden

Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw the CIA's enhanced interrogation program, says it led the U.S. to bin Laden.

RELATED STORY: Bin Laden documents to go online Thursday


Filed under: Afghanistan • CIA • interrogation • Terror
December 13th, 2011
10:42 PM ET

Hezbollah claims to reveal 10 CIA spies in Lebanon

By Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd

The militant group Hezbollah claims it has blown the cover of 10 alleged CIA officers working in Lebanon.

In the latest round of an escalating spy war, Hezbollah's media arm, al Manar, posted a video Friday accusing the CIA of running espionage operations from the diplomatic cover of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. It discloses the alleged names of the current CIA station chief (including his birthdate), the former station chief, and three other officers, as well as code names for five others.

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