Biden’s handwritten notes part of classified docs probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is a man who writes down his thoughts. And some of those handwritten musings over his decades of public service are now a part of a special counsel’s investigation into the handling of classified documents. It isn’t clear yet what the investigators are looking for by taking custody of … Read more

US releases Guantanamo prisoner once tortured at CIA sites

WASHINGTON (AP) — US military officials said Thursday they released and sent to Belize a one-time al-Qaida courier who had completed his sentence. The transfer of Majid Khan ended an imprisonment that included torture at clandestine CIA sites and 16 years at the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Khan, a Pakistani citizen who grew up outside … Read more

Inside the CIA’s top secret museum – BBC News – BBC News

Inside the CIA’s top secret museum – BBC NewsBBC News Renovated CIA and NSA Museums Offer a Peek at Spy Secrets — for SomeThe New York Times CIA unveils model of al-Qaida leader al-Zawahri’s hideoutABC News CIA Unveils Model of Ayman al-Zawahiri’s Safe House in Revamped MuseumThe Wall Street Journal View Full Coverage on Google … Read more

One year after Afghanistan, spy agencies pivot towards China

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No. 2 official made clear that fighting al-Qaida and other extremist groups would remain a priority — but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China. The CIA drone attack that killed … Read more

EXPLAINER: A look at the missile that killed al-Qaida leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a year, US officials have been saying that taking out a terrorist threat in Afghanistan with no American troops on the ground would be difficult but not impossible. Last weekend, the US did just that — killing al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri with a CIA drone strike. Other high-profile airstrikes in the … Read more

The downside: US strike shows Afghanistan still terror base

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is holding out the CIA operation that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri as a monumental strike against the global terror network responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks of 2001. But there’s a downside, too. The drone strike also is putting into stark relief the mounting evidence that after 20 … Read more

Successful counterterrorism operation: Ayman Al Zawahiri killed in US drone strike | LiveNOW from – LiveNOW from FOX

Successful counterterrorism operation: Ayman Al Zawahiri killed in US drone strike | LiveNOW fromLiveNOW from FOX US kills al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike in AfghanistanCNN Top Qaeda Leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, Said to Have Been Killed by US StrikeThe New York Times View Full Coverage on Google News