Philippines' Duterte blames CIA for botched terror raid

Jan 25, 2017

Philippines' Duterte blames CIA for botched terror raid

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency secretly orchestrated a botched raid targeting an alleged Islamic terrorist that left 44 Filipino policemen dead two years ago. Police commandos killed Zulkifli Abdhir, who was on the U.S. government’s list of “Most ...

Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA

Jan 24, 2017

Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA

The Senate on Monday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the CIA despite some Democratic objections that Rep. Mike Pompeo has been less than transparent about his positions on torture, surveillance and Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election. The vote was 66-32. Pompeo ...