Category: <span>Gina Haspel</span>

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Haspel Hangs on at CIA, With Little Support from White House or Democrats

Haspel Hangs on at CIA, With Little Support from White House or Democrats

From the reliable James Risen and Matthew Cole at The Intercept. CIA director Gina Haspel confided to a former colleague that she wouldn’t be surprised if Trump replaced her by September. Haspel has tried to placate the president and hindered her own agency in the process. Haspel’s efforts to appease Trump while shielding the CIA...

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NSA Dissented From CIA on Russian Bounty Intelligence 

NSA Dissented From CIA on Russian Bounty Intelligence 

From the unlikely duo of Antiwar.com and the Wall Street Journal comes a dissent from the leaked intelligence reports that Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU, offered bounty payments to Taliban commanders who killed U.S. servicemen in Afghanistan. The National Security Agency and the CIA differed on the intelligence, with NSA analysts concluding the evidence...

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CIA’s Haspel All But Confirms Russian Bounty Reports

CIA’s Haspel All But Confirms Russian Bounty Reports

On Monday, Gina Haspel made a rare public statement.  It contained both a small favor and a veiled rebuke to President Trump. It was an intelligence agency kind of statement: opaque in verbiage but clear in meaning if you know the coded language of White House-Langley relations. The CIA director didn’t comment on the multiplying...

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Spies Wanted: CIA Turns to Online Streaming to Recruit New Officers 

Spies Wanted: CIA Turns to Online Streaming to Recruit New Officers 

“Since becoming director, I prioritized how, where, and whom we recruit to be the next generation of CIA officers,” said CIA Director Gina Haspel in a recent news release. “Advertising on streaming services is an important step forward to reach talented Americans with the diversity of experiences we require to continue to be the world’s...

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Haspel Cited for Efforts to Disable MANPADS and Diversify CIA

Haspel Cited for Efforts to Disable MANPADS and Diversify CIA

Ever since Gina Haspel went full MAGA in cheering President Trump’s State of the Union speech in January, the CIA director has wisely avoided making headlines. But Haspel is making news among her peers in the government world of government contracting. According to Executive Mosaic, Haspel ranks high among the most popular executive leaders recognized...