October 31, 1990 |
Iraq circulated a document at the United Nations on Tuesday that it said confirmed that in 1989, the CIA and Kuwait connived in plotting against it. According to the document, the CIA suggested to Kuwait last November ways of putting economic pressure on Iraq to force it to delineate the disputed Kuwait-Iraq border. The document was described as a top-secret letter that the former director general of Kuwait's State Security Department, Brig. Gen.
September 30, 1987 |
The deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency said Tuesday that the agency has adopted new procedures to prevent any CIA director from carrying out independent covert actions such as those reportedly undertaken by the late William J. Casey. Robert M.
March 5, 1986 |
President Reagan accepted "with regret" Tuesday the resignation of John N. McMahon, deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency. McMahon cited "personal reasons" for his departure. The 56-year-old McMahon, a long-time CIA employee, had served in the No. 2 position under agency Director William J. Casey since June, 1982. A White House statement said that McMahon's successor would be Robert M. Gates, 42, a career employee who joined the CIA in 1966 as an intelligence analyst.
October 9, 1994 |
The CIA supported the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), the conservative party that dominated Japanese politics, with millions of dollars in a major Cold War covert operation during the 1950s and 1960s, the New York Times reported in today's editions.
September 28, 1990 |
Richard F. Stolz, who guided the Central Intelligence Agency's key operations directorate as the agency recovered from the trauma of the Iran-Contra scandal, plans to retire at the end of the year and is expected to be replaced by his deputy, Thomas A. Twetten, CIA Director William H. Webster announced Thursday. The post of deputy director for operations probably most closely resembles the public image of what being a senior CIA official is all about.
May 3, 1987 |
Orlando Dulay was relaxing at his poolside cabana, playing with his pet rabbits, chatting with some small-time political bosses and military friends who had dropped in. He smiled as he discussed the charges of murder, kidnaping and torture pending against him. Two days earlier, last Tuesday, the Supreme Court in Manila had ordered that Dulay be arrested immediately for "heinous" crimes against the people.
January 31, 2010 |
The CIA sequence for a Predator strike ends with a missile but begins with a memo. Usually no more than two or three pages long, it bears the name of a suspected terrorist, the latest intelligence on his activities, and a case for why he should be added to a list of people the agency is trying to kill. The list typically contains about two dozen names, a number that expands each time a new memo is signed by CIA executives on the seventh floor at agency headquarters, and contracts as targets thousands of miles away, in places including Pakistan and Yemen, seem to spontaneously explode.
February 28, 1987
Here are excerpts from four federal laws that the Tower Commission says may have been violated by the Reagan Administration's Iran- contras operation: The National Security Act The Director of Central Intelligence and the heads of all departments, agencies and other entities of the United States involved in intelligence activities shall keep the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives fully and