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President Ronald Reagan meeting with members of the Afghan mujahideen in the White House Oval Office in 1983.

‘A fighting war with the main enemy’: How the CIA helped land a mortal blow to the Soviets in Afghanistan 32 years ago

After months of bureaucratic wrangling and training, Afghan rebels carried out the first successful use of the Stinger missile against Soviet forces in September 1986, helping turn the tide in the war there after years of stalemate.
The Kremlin is pictured above in Moscow on March 7, 2017.

US intelligence officials reportedly say sources in Russia have gone quiet ahead of the midterm elections

It appears that sources in the Kremlin and close to Russian President Vladimir Putin have gone quiet as Russian counter intelligence officials up the ante in taking out traitors, according to a new report from The New York Times.
The CIA Memorial Wall at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.

The CIA falsely believed it was ‘invincible’ in China — here’s how its spies were reportedly discovered in one of the biggest ...

The CIA's 'throwaway' encrypted communications program was reportedly assumed to be untraceable.
It's not about perfection, says John Brennan, pictured. In a statement on August 15, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that Brennan's security clearance has been revoked.

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.
Some of these glam-sounding jobs come with trade-offs.

Disappointing photos show what 9 supposedly-glamorous jobs look like in real life

Certain jobs just sound incredibly luxurious, perk-filled, and thrilling. But sometimes, appearances can be deceiving. Here are some glamorous-sounding jobs that don't always live up to the hype.

Paul Ryan says he thinks Trump is ‘just trolling people’ by threatening to revoke security clearances

House Speaker Paul Ryan said that President Donald Trump is "just trolling people" in regard to the White House saying they would consider revoking security clearances for former officials who criticize the current administration.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday said it would be "a very, very petty thing to do" if President Donald Trump revokes his security clearance for being critical of him.

‘A very, very petty thing to do’: Intelligence officials react to Trump considering revoking their security clearances for criticizing him...

The White House on Monday said President Donald Trump was considering revoking the security clearances of former top officials who've been critical of him, prompting reactions from some of the ex-intel officials who were singled out.

Disappointing photos show what 9 supposedly-glamorous jobs look like in real life

Certain jobs just sound incredibly luxurious, perk-filled, and thrilling. But sometimes, appearances can be deceiving. Here are some glamorous-sounding jobs that don't always live up to the hype.
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

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.