FACT CHECK: Was Obama Not Briefed By His CIA Director Every Day?

National Security | Kush Desai
President Barack Obama speaks at the CIA Headquarters. April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘I’m, like, a smart person’

Putin Thanks Trump For CIA Tip That Stopped Bomb Plot

World | Jonah Bennett
US President Donald Trump (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk as they make their way to take the "family photo" during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017. (Photo: Jorge Silva/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia nabs suspected Islamic extremists

It Suddenly Dawned On The Former CIA Director That Constantly Opposing Trump Was A Bad Idea

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Acting CIA Director Michael Morell leaves the closed Senate Intelligence Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘I think there were downsides to it’

Pompeo Wrote Critically About Trump's Views

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo testifies before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

‘Stressing the idea of ‘building a wall’ as a core of one’s counterterrorism policy is tragically naïve’

Former Intelligence Officials Say Trump Is Being Played By Foreign Leaders

Politics | Jonah Bennett
House Intelligence Cmte Holds Hearing On Russian Interference In U.S. Election

‘Donald Trump can be played by foreign leaders who are going to appeal to his ego’

Osama Bin Laden's Son Calls For Attacks, Revenge On Americans In New Message

World | Jonah Bennett
Second Osama Bin Laden Video

‘I invite Muslims generally to take revenge from the Americans’

Former Obama NSC Spokesman Says CIA Director Is Dangerous And A Hack

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Intelligence Chiefs Testify At Senate Intelligence Hearing On World Wide Threats

‘Remember when CIA Director Pompeo was considered one of the admin’s “adults”?’

CIA Official Says Kim Jong Un's Not Crazy

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

‘A very rational actor’

CIA: Trump's Tough Statements On North Korea Might Not Be Tough Enough

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to reporters as he meets with members of the House Ways and Means Committee about proposed changes to the U.S. tax code at the White House in Washington, U.S. September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Chinese only act when they think we are going to war

Report: US Intel Indicates North Korea Now Has Everything It Needs To Nuke The US

World | Ryan Pickrell
The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during its test launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS

Re-entry capability, miniaturized nuclear warheads, and an ICBM

CIA Director Identifies China As Greatest Long-Term Security Challenge

World | Ryan Pickrell
Paramilitary policemen and members of a gun salute team shout slogans at an oath-taking ceremony for the upcoming military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War Two, at a military base in Beijing, China, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Trying either to steal our stuff or make sure they can defeat it’

Truman Would Have Agreed With Trump On The CIA In Syria

Opinion | Ilana Mercer

We need to curtail the intelligence agency to get a handle on our foreign policy.

McCain To Trump: 'Administration Is Playing Into The Hands Of Putin'

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Committee chairman U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) delivers an opening statement as retired U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis sits before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to serve as defense secretary in Washington, U.S. January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Irresponsible and short-sighted’

Trump Ends Disastrous, Costly Covert CIA Program To Topple Assad Regime

World | Jonah Bennett
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gestures during an exclusive interview with AFP in the capital Damascus on February 11, 2016. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images.

Official complains that ‘Putin won in Syria’

CIA Director: Iran Still World's Top Terror Sponsor

National Security | Russ Read
FILE PHOTO: Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), in Tehran September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

‘Iran is everywhere throughout the Middle East’