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Then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, North Korea, in an undated photo released in April 2018.

Mike Pompeo refused to say whether or not Kim Jong Un knew about Otto Warmbier’s mistreatment — which happened while he was boss of the CI...

Wambier, a student, was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months and died soon after he was returned to the US in a vegetative state in June 2017.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump talk in the garden of the Metropole hotel during the second North Korea-US summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 28, 2019.

Trump’s acceptance of Kim Jong Un’s word on the death of Otto Warmbier fits a troubling pattern

Trump's trust in Kim is part of a trend of the president taking the word of leaders like Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and former CIA chief of Russian operations Steven Hall.

Former CIA chief of Russia slams Trump’s ‘inappropriate public criticisms’ after intel report

Steven Hall writes in his column that "it's not hard to wonder why Trump continues his unprofessional personal attacks on the intelligence community."

Declassified CIA images show how the US spied on fearsome Soviet weapons during parades

The Soviet Union was secretive about its weapons, but would display its capabilities during holidays — and the CIA (covertly) crashed the party.

Trump blames the news media after his intelligence chiefs indicate he’s wrong about global threats facing the US

President Donald Trump continued to downplay much of the criticism from an intelligence assessment that contradicted some of his opinions.
CIA director Gina Haspel, pictured in May 2018, cautioned members of the US Senate Tuesday about the finality of a peace deal with the Taliban.

The Taliban says it will honor promises made during peace talks with the US, but the CIA isn’t buying it

The Taliban has taken its most conciliatory stance ever during the peace talks in Afghanistan, but the CIA is skeptical they'll follow through.
President George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

On his 2nd day in office, George H.W. Bush told the CIA he wanted more jokes in his secret intelligence briefings

In the days after his death last year, George H.W. Bush was remembered for his sense of humor — a quality some CIA staffers got to see first-hand.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about Russia's election interference, and flip-flopped on the issue numerous times.

CIA reportedly went into ‘panic mode’ when Trump appeared to side with Putin over US intelligence community in Helsinki

The CIA reportedly went into "panic mode" in July during President Donald Trump's controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Saudi crown prince reportedly sent at least 11 messages to adviser who oversaw Khashoggi killing around time of his death

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent 11 messages to the adviser who oversaw the effort to kill Jamal Khashoggi around the time of the killing.
Former CIA and National Security Agency director Michael Hayden.

Former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden hospitalized after suffering a stroke

Former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden is "receiving expert medical care," and his family has requested privacy.