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CIA



  • Frantz Fanon and the CIA Man

    by Thomas Meaney

    Based on an encounter with Fanon’s CIA handler, C. Oliver Iselin, Meaney presents the firsthand experience of a mid-level figure in the U.S. security state who participated in the national liberation movements in Africa. 



  • Communist Parades Gave the CIA What They Needed

    Some of the best opportunities for Western intelligence to get a picture – literally – of Soviet capabilities were presented by the USSR itself at public military parades.



  • Gina Haspel’s CIA Torture File

    The Trump administration’s nominee to be CIA director, Gina Haspel, personally supervised the torture of a CIA detainee in 2002 leading to at least three waterboard sessions.



  • CIA Debriefed Soviet H-Bomb Eye-Witness in 1957

    Secret CIA interviews with defectors, former German POWs, and previously detained German scientists and technicians in the mid-1950s yielded invaluable insights into Soviet nuclear capabilities.