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Scene from the lobby of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.

Inside the CIA's crystal ball for 2015

Jan 1, 2015
In 2000, the CIA made 70 pages worth of predictions for 2015. They didn't get everything right.
Posted In: cia, predictions, 2015, population
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter

The murky world of military aid

Aug 12, 2014
The U.S. is helping get weapons to Kurdish forces. But who's paying for them?
Posted In: Iraq, afghanistan, military aid, cia

More CIA tracking: This time, money transfers

Nov 15, 2013
The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers.
Posted In: remittances, money transfer, cia

Think your AT&T bill is big? Try picking up the CIA's spying tab

Nov 8, 2013
The CIA is said to pay AT&T more than $10 million a year for access to phone records.
Posted In: cia, nsa, NSA leaks, surveillance, AT&T

Retail, Tech, Shipping: Amazon is all in

Mar 21, 2013
The CIA has reportedly recruited Amazon to develop a private cloud for American intelligence gathering. So is there any sector Amazon isn't involved in these days?
Posted In: Amazon, Retail, Tech, cia

"Vengeful Librarians" are watching Twitter

Nov 4, 2011
The AP has a story today on a division of the CIA that sits around and reads tweets all day. Like, 5 million tweets a day. It's called the Open...
Posted In: cia, Tech Report, Twitter