CIA

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Bilderberg reconvenes in person after two-year pandemic gap
The Washington conference, a high-level council of war, will be headlined by Jens Stoltenberg, Nato’s secretary general

Charlie Skelton in Washington

04, Jun, 2022 @9:52 PM

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US intelligence told to keep quiet over role in Ukraine military triumphs
CIA veterans advise successors against ‘unwise’ intelligence boasts that could trigger escalation from Russia

Julian Borger in Washington

07, May, 2022 @5:10 AM

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UK spies who allegedly passed questions to CIA torturers subject to English law, court rules
Abu Zubaydah, tortured at CIA ‘black sites’ in six different countries, has right to sue UK government

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @3:01 PM

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The Guardian view on CIA torture, two decades on: we need the truth | Editorial
Editorial: The systematic brutalisation of detainees was pointless as well as cruel. An honest reckoning is long overdue

Editorial

15, Mar, 2022 @7:02 PM

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CIA black site detainee served as training prop to teach interrogators torture techniques
Newly declassified documents reveal Ammar al-Baluchi was repeatedly slammed against a wall while naked until all trainees received ‘certification’

Julian Borger in Washington

14, Mar, 2022 @6:58 PM

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Supreme court blocks men behind CIA’s ‘enhanced interrogation’ from testifying
The case was filed by Abu Zubaydah, a Guantánamo prisoner arrested and held without charge since 2002, in Poland

Ed Pilkington in New York

03, Mar, 2022 @9:04 PM

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US and UK intelligence warnings vindicated by Russian invasion
Spy chiefs had been worried by troop movement near Ukraine’s border for some months – and their warnings proved accurate

Dan Sabbagh

24, Feb, 2022 @9:16 PM

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Declassified documents reveal CIA has been sweeping up information on Americans
Civil liberties watchdogs condemn agency’s collection of domestic data without congressional or court approval or oversight

David Smith in Washington

11, Feb, 2022 @5:51 PM

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Havana Syndrome could be caused by pulsed energy devices – US expert report
Concealable devices with ‘modest energy requirements’ which could emit pulsed electromagnetic energy and ultrasound exist

Julian Borger in Washington

02, Feb, 2022 @10:52 PM

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Abu Zubaydah case shows need to bolster intelligence and security committee | Letters
Letters: Stephen Timms and Andrew Tyrie say the ISC was thwarted in its attempts to examine Britain’s role in torture and unlawful rendition following 9/11

Letters

30, Jan, 2022 @6:27 PM

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The CIA tortured him after 9/11. Then they lied. Will the truth ever come out?
Calls mount for release of full Senate report on the torture of Abu Zubaydah, to counter a narrative too many Americans still believe – that torture works

Ed Pilkington

29, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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For sale: CIA ‘black site’ where terror suspects were tortured in Lithuania
Government prepares to sell barn known as Project No 2 or Detention Site Violet, which has windowless, soundproof rooms

Jon Henley and Ed Pilkington

24, Jan, 2022 @6:57 PM

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