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Top ISIS Leader Killed in US Raid in Syria
Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morell reacts to the U.S. raid on an ISIS leader in Syria.
'This Week' Transcript: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
This is a rush transcript and will be updated. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Now on ABC's This Week. Breaking news: a daring raid by the elite Delta Force deep inside Syria that just killed a key ISIS leader. Can his captured wife reveal crucial information? Mystery on the tracks: the FBI now
Book Excerpt: 'The Great War of Our Time' by Mike Morell
From THE GREAT WAR OF OUR TIME: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism--From al Qa'ida to ISIS by CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell Taken from: The Preface * * * In early October 2013— just weeks after my retirement— I received a phone call from a good and trusted friend. He asked me to consider
Coming Up on 'This Week': Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., Sunday on “This Week.” Plus, Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board discusses the latest on the investigation into the deadly Amtrak derailment that
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, December 23, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Amanda VanAllen and Jordan Mazza NSA ABC News’ Benjamin Bell: “Rep. Mike Rogers:...
White House Picks Panel to Review NSA Programs
A group of veteran security experts and former White House officials has been selected to conduct a full review of U.S. surveillance programs and other secret government efforts disclosed over recent months, ABC News has learned. The recent acting head of the CIA, Michael Morrell,...
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, June 13, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, Jordan Mazza and J.P. Lawrence SEXUAL ASSAULT ABC News’...
Dodging 'Torture,' Brennan Calls Waterboarding 'Reprehensible'
John Brennan, President Obama’s nominee to lead the CIA, said today that he finds waterboarding “reprehensible” and that if he gets the job as top spymaster, it will “never” come back. “It is something that should’ve been banned long ago,” Brennan said at his contentious...
'Zero Dark Thirty' Director: Torture 'Reprehensible'
The director of “Zero Dark Thirty,” the Hollywood dramatization of the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden, said that she felt obligated to include grisly scenes of detainee torture at the hands of the CIA to tell the whole story of how America’s most wanted...
'Zero Dark Thirty' Film Draws Senators' Ire
Backlash continues surrounding what information the CIA provided filmmakers for film.