The Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 and why the CIA basically can keep its finances private
Previously we talked about the CIA and how it got started, but that article basically finishes with the Central Intelligence Agency being established in 1947. Now, we have to talk about an act that is one of the most important bills for the CIA and how it operates. The short title for this act is the CIA Act of 1949. However, according to the United States government, the full name for this particular law is "
The Blackout Box: One of CIA’s Torturing Tools
The Dark and Painful Way Adopted by the CIA to Break Out its Prisoners. For years, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has fulfilled its role as the first line of defense for the United States of America. It has adopted various ways to protect the country from threats. The agency goes beyond our imaginations when it comes to capturing criminals and breaking them to an extent where they spill out every confidential information they have.
Major Government Secrets and the Whistleblowers Behind Them
They say you need a strong stomach to work with the Government because with an honorable post; there also comes a massive pile of secrets you must keep hidden deep inside. However, what happens when people start to leak highly confidential state documents and secrets? Well, these people did exactly that! Let's look at five whistleblowers who revealed major government secrets.
Cults that are Linked to the CIA
CIA is one of the most secretive and infamous intelligence agencies in the world. It has many shady operatives who are known to have been involved in various conspiracies created due to their covert missions. Over the years, many of these covert missions have been uncovered by media or by other agencies through various leaks.
The Reason behind Osama bin Laden’s Burial at the Sea
In May 2011, Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind 9/11, was killed by American soldiers at his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Bin Laden grew up under the influence of the radical pan-Islamist scholar Abdullah Azzam, and was the founder of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda, which perpetrated countless acts of violence in the name of religion. After the tragedy of 9/11, the U.S. government carried out a diligent search for bin Laden, but he evaded capture for nearly ten years.
The 1953 Iranian Coup: Western Interference, Oil, and the Roots of US-Iran Tensions
For decades, information on the United States' part in the 1953 coup in Iran, which resulted in the ouster of the nation's constitutionally elected Leader Mohammad Mossadegh and the re-establishment of an absolute monarchy, was fragmentary & hazy.
US Navy's Unredacted UFO Files Accidentally Made Public
The possibility of life beyond planet earth has always fascinated people. Potential sightings of unidentified aerial phenomena, also known as UFOs, are the subject of wide interest.
What's Life Like as A Spy in Al-Qaeda?
Aimen Dean, formerly known by his birth name, Ali Al Durrani, was born and brought up in Saudi Arabia. He was a religious boy who memorized the Quran by the age of 12. Losing his mother to death at the age of 13 took away his only guide in life. A devastated young boy later found solace in Islamic awareness circles. He had aimed to do something big in shaping history, rather than being just a spectator.
The CIA's Hunt for Julian Assange: A Classified Mission Revealed
Julian Assange has been persistently a person of interest for the United States’ intelligence and legal forces for all the unwanted reasons; still, who is this person and what did he really do to make him such a hot-topic?
The Dark Legacy of CIA’s LSD Experiments: Ethics, Human Rights & Accountability
Did you know that back in the mid-twentieth century, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had a secret program called MK-Ultra? They were exploring the effects of LSD, a powerful hallucinogenic drug, on human subjects. Unfortunately, they administered LSD to unsuspecting people like prisoners, psychiatric patients, and even their own employees.
CIA wants to use ChatGPT to help with their work
Many people have already heard about ChatGPT, a brand-new software bot that is liked by many people and news sites because of how it can write reports and explanations of complex topics similarly to a human being. ChatGPT is a complex form of “Generative AI”: a type of artificial intelligence system that can make content such as text, videos, images, and audio that is original after looking briefly at the content of human beings. Plenty of different businesses, content creators, web developers, programmers, and others are considering how this AI and others can be used to potentially help with their careers and make things more efficient. The CIA is no different and it is currently looking to see how it can use ChatGPT to help with its operations.
An Very Short Intro to the US Central Intelligence Agency's Beginning
The Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA for short, is an agency that frequently appears often in the news and in history, but not many people look into the history of how the CIA came to be. Here, I am going to give a brief article that can explain how the CIA came to be in the first place and tell you what led to this clandestine group being the infamous organization it is today.
The Million-Dollar Spy: The CIA Agent Who Betrayed America to the Soviets
The world of espionage is one filled with danger, intrigue, and betrayal. The CIA, one of the world's most renowned intelligence agencies, is no stranger to the latter. Throughout its history, the agency has had its share of spies who have betrayed America to foreign adversaries. One such individual is the subject of our discussion today: Aldrich Ames, the "million-dollar spy" who sold secrets to the Soviet Union.
CIA says possibility China is providing lethal aid to Russia
In an interview with CBS, the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA for short, Bill Burns confirmed that there is a possibility of China sending lethal aid in order to help Russia fight its current war against Ukraine. During an episode of the news show "Face the Nation", Burns told the moderator " We're confident that the Chinese leadership is considering the provision of lethal equipment". The idea that Chinese president Xi Jinping is considering helping Russia to escalate the conflict with Ukraine seems to be different from the previous assumptions made by the Biden administration. Earlier this month, in fact, Burns told the students he was talking to at Georgetown University that Xi was "very reluctant to provide the kind of lethal weapons to Russia to use in Ukraine that the Russians are very much interested in."
CIA's Use of "Rectal Feeding" Exposed by Whistleblower - Calls for Investigation and Accountability Grow
In a shocking revelation, a former C.I.A. medical officer has described and denounced the agency's practice of "rectal feeding" of prisoners. The officer, who has chosen to remain anonymous, has spoken out against the barbaric practice, which he says is a clear violation of medical ethics and human rights.
What is Inside CIA's Controversial Sleep Room?
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is no stranger to controversy. From covert operations to intelligence gathering, the agency has been at the center of some of the most contentious events in modern history. One such event is the infamous "sleep room" used by the CIA in the 1950s and 1960s.
CIA's Secret Time Travel Program
If you are the CIA, having top-notch resources in the world and the power to control everything, there's undoubtedly nothing you won't do to achieve your goals- even if it’s creating crazy ideas of time traveling come to life. Yes, it’s true; there are rumors that the CIA has invented a way to travel back in time, which helps them foresee events in the future.
The Secret War Between The CIA And KGB
During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a global struggle for dominance, with each side seeking to expand its sphere of influence and spread its ideology around the world. As part of this struggle, the CIA and the KGB engaged in a secret war, each side trying to gain an advantage over the other through covert means.
The mind behind MK Ultra... Sydney Gottlieb
Sydney Gottlieb, the chemist and mastermind behind MK Ultra, was born to Hungarian Jewish immigrants in the Bronx, New York. Rejected by the military for a clubbed foot, Gottlieb pursued organic chemistry, starting his carreer with the Department of Agriculture. Later working for the FDA and National Research Council, where he pursued research on the measure of drugs in the human body and eventually hallucinogens.
CIA's Project- MK Ultra
After the Cold war, The CIA, also known as the Central Intelligence Agency, began intervening through the lives of people by finding ways in which they could control the human mind. They set out a team to investigate and experiment on people around the United States and Canada. They heavily funded psychiatrists who were asked to examine people after giving them psychedelic drugs and other medicines that had a major impact on the human mind. This program began to be known as the MK Ultra.