Intersectional regime change? Queer drone strikes? Katie Halper joins Rania Khalek to discuss the CIA’s latest recruitment video series “Humans of CIA,” which weaponizes identity politics and left buzzwords to woke-wash imperialism and advance the agendas of war and empire. Support our work at Breakthrough News on Patreon!
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Originally published at The Electronic Intifada The CIA repeatedly cited an Israeli high court decision to justify torture, according to the long-awaited US Senate report on the agency’s torture program. This latest disclosure comes just months after revelations that the Obama administration relied on an Israeli high court ruling to justify targeted killings of American citizens without […]
Richard Engel and Robert Windrem of NBC News published a horrifying report today revealing that the CIA doesn’t always know the identities of the people it’s executing in drone strikes. Their findings are based on a review of 14 months worth of classified documents that describe 114 drone strikes in Pakistan and Afghanistan beginning in […]
In the backdrop of President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense and John Brennan for CIA Director, the US war machine was busy dropping bombs on Pakistan, just one of the many countries where the US is waging an undeclared war. On Sunday, 17 people were killed in Pakistan’s tribal region in […]
The Washington Post published an excellent article yesterday highlighting the creeping expansion of the CIA’s paramilitary force, better known as Global Response Staff (GRS). The Post describes the GRS as “an innocuously named organization that has recruited hundreds of former U.S. Special Forces operatives to serve as armed guards for the agency’s spies.” It’s “designed […]