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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang, North Korea on May 9, 2018.

Mike Pompeo reportedly joked he was still trying to kill Kim Jong Un on first meeting him

When Mike Pompeo first met Kim Jong Un, he reportedly joked he was still trying to kill him
It's not about perfection, says John Brennan, pictured.

Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

John Brennan, who was the CIA Director until 2017, said his father told him to focus on doing the best thing for the country, even if he got criticized for it.

All the ways China could keep its eyes and ears on the US-North Korea summit without being there

As the June 12 meeting in Singapore draws near, US intelligence officials are reportedly expecting China — which is believed to have conducted intelligence operations in the country — to keep close tabs on their affairs.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, August 25, 2017.

North Korea could reportedly open a burger joint as a show of goodwill to Trump

A South Korean special adviser previously said Kim Jong Un wanted to modernize his economy with iconic brands, such as a McDonald's and a Trump Tower.

John McCain calls on Senate to reject Gina Haspel’s CIA nomination

Sen. John McCain of Arizona said he believed acting CIA director Gina Haspel's nomination to become the agency's top official should be scuttled. McCain, a former prisoner of war, attributed his decision to her inability to answer whether or not the use of torture was immoral.

How the White House is pushing through one of the most controversial nominees in recent history

The White House and the Republican National Committee are pulling out all the stops to push through Gina Haspel's nomination to serve as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite widespread opposition and skepticism about her past behaviour with the CIA.
President Trump addresses the CIA in Langley, Virginia on January 21.

Trump admin defended its torture-linked CIA nominee as a strong woman who’s ‘tough on terror’

President Donald Trump's tweet echoes press secretary Sarah Sanders' over the weekend that also framed Gina Haspel's nomination as a women's issue: "Any Democrat who claims to support women's empowerment and our national security but opposes her nomination is a total hypocrite," she said.

Trump’s CIA pick reportedly wanted to withdraw over her controversial past

President Donald Trump's nominee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, wanted to withdraw her bid over fears her past involvement in terror suspect interrogation programs would prevent her confirmation by the Senate, according to a Sunday report by The Washington Post.

The first photos have been released from Mike Pompeo’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders posted pictures of the two greeting each other.
CIA director Mike Pompeo.

News of CIA director Mike Pompeo’s secret trip to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea comes on the same day multiple lawmakers indicated they won...

Pompeo's trip was meant to lay the groundwork for an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader.