Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the US kill terrorists, current and former US officials said.
UFO buffs and believers in space aliens are celebrating the CIA's clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate...
Syria The war in Syria poses the greatest threat to US security because of the risk of the government falling and the country becoming a weapons-rich haven for al-Qaeda, a CIA official said in Washington.
Mitchell Prothero The CIA has warned Lebanese officials that groups linked to al-Qaeda are planning a campaign of bombings in Beirut's Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs, Lebanese officials said on Monday.
A former CIA agent who helped abduct a radical Islamist has been arrested in Panama and now faces extradition to Italy.
Greg Miller, Joby Warrick The CIA is preparing to deliver arms to rebel groups in Syria through clandestine bases in Turkey and Jordan that were expanded over the past year to establish reliable supply routes for non-lethal...
Steve Gutterman Russia has expelled a US diplomat after saying he had been caught red-handed with disguises, special equipment and wads of cash as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent to work for the CIA.
David Herszenhorn and Ellen Barry Russia detains an American citizen, claiming he is CIA agent.
Elias Groll On Monday, The New York Times revealed that the CIA has been funnelling tens of millions of dollars to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
The US Senate intelligence committee advanced John Brennan's nomination as CIA director to the full Senate, bringing President Barack Obama close to completing the leadership of his second-term...
A FORMER CIA officer has been sentenced on Friday to 30 months' jail for disclosing classified information to journalists in a case that underscored the Obama administration's harsh crackdown on...
Dan De Luce A Pentagon investigation has found ex-CIA director Leon Panetta spilled some secret details to a Hollywood screenwriter behind the film Zero Dark Thirty, a watchdog group says.
Washington A Pentagon investigation has found that former CIA director Leon Panetta spilt secret details to a Hollywood screenwriter behind the film Zero Dark Thirty, a watchdog group says.
A UK newspaper identified a 29-year-old former CIA technical worker as the source for leaks about US spy agencies that have rattled Washington's security services in the past few days.
Keith Bradsher The whereabouts of the National Security Agency contractor who has acknowledged leaking secret US documents are unknown.
Raf Sanchez in Washington and Nick Allen in Honolulu Edward Snowden, the bespectacled former CIA computer specialist whose leaks of classified data have rocked the American government, appears to be a grey man.
Miami: It wasn't long ago that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women couldn't get security clearance from the CIA. Now the US national spy agency is actively recruiting them.
David Lerman and Laura Litvan Washington: A UN ambassador's account of a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya reflected the CIA's best information at the time, two Democrats on the House intelligence committee have said.
Eric Schmitt WASHINGTON: The inspector-general of the Central Intelligence Agency has started an investigation into the general conduct of David Petraeus, who resigned last week as the CIA's director after...
CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who oversaw US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has resigned from his position due to an extramarital affair.