Mary Louise Kelly

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The Many Meetings Of Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak

Saturday, March 04, 2017

After reports surfaced about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador, we look at what is next for the Trump administration.

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Ex-U.S. Spy Released From Custody In 'Extraordinary Rendition' Case

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Former CIA officer Sabrina De Sousa is out of Portuguese detention and likely won't be transferred to Italy to serve time there. She was convicted for her role in kidnapping a terror suspect in 2003.

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Senate Considers Trump's Choice For National Intelligence Director

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

If confirmed, former Sen. Dan Coats will assume the post at a moment when the president has openly clashed with the spy agencies that now report to him.

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Disgusted By Trump, A CIA Officer Quits. How Many More Could Follow?

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ned Price made a big public exit in protest of President Trump. Other CIA workers say they want to wait and see. Tension between the White House and the intelligence community is simmering.

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Career CIA Analyst Ned Price Quits Rather Than Serve Trump Administration

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ned Price worked at the CIA from 2006 until last week. He says he quit because, "I reluctantly concluded that I cannot in good faith serve this administration as an intelligence professional." NPR talks to Price about his decision and asks whether others may follow.

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Trump's Thursday News Conference, Explained

Friday, February 17, 2017

At a news conference Thursday, Donald Trump said the media is being "dishonest" and talked about his new nominee to lead the Department of Labor.

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Trump Denies Campaign Aides Had Contact With Russian Officials

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump denied contact between his presidential campaign and Russia, defended the conduct of his now-ousted national security adviser, and complained about what he called delays by Congress in confirming his nominee to become director of national intelligence.

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Where's The Director Of National Intelligence?

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Amid a feud with the intelligence community and a potential new "review," President Trump's nominee to become director of national intelligence is nowhere close to being confirmed.

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Flynn's Departure Signals Upheaval Inside National Security Council

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The resignation of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn could have implications for the National Security Council. Flynn resigned Monday night after reports he misled the vice president-elect about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.

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New CIA Deputy Director's Past Intertwined With CIA's History Of Waterboarding

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina Haspel is a well-respected, career CIA officer. She also once ran one of the agency's "black site" prisons where a suspected terrorist was waterboarded 83 times.

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Deputy Director Appointment Raises Concerns CIA's Dark Chapter Isn't Over

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina Haspel is well respected within the CIA because of her experience which includes running a black site, overseeing waterboarding and writing the order to destroy tapes of interrogations.

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White House Admits National Security Adviser Spoke With Russia

Friday, February 10, 2017

Reports about national security adviser Michael Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador, along with accounts of President Trump's phone call with Russian President Putin, have revived questions about the ties between the White House and the top levels of Russian leadership.

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After Missile Launch, White House Warns Iran But Offers No Action Plan

Thursday, February 02, 2017

The White House says it's putting Iran officially "on notice" after its missile launch over the weekend. But officials offered no details on what exactly that means, or whether military options are on the table. It's another example of what's already emerging as a pattern for the Trump administration: coming out swinging with tough words, before having consulted or decided on an actual policy.

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Will Trump's Refugee Order Reduce Terror Threats In The U.S.?

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The ban on refugees is designed to keep terrorists from entering the U.S. Officials, who have served across GOP and Democratic administrations, consider whether the ban will fulfill its mission.

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CIA 'Black Sites' Order: A Real Plan Or Just Politics?

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A draft presidential order that could open the door to reviving "black sites" might be as much political messaging as a true plan.

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Mike Pompeo's Confirmation Raises Questions About Evolution Of The CIA

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

With Mike Pompeo newly installed as director, NPR looks at how the CIA might evolve under the Trump administration, and if it will continue its evolution from spy service to paramilitary force.

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President Trump Pays A Fence Mending Visit To The CIA

Monday, January 23, 2017

After weeks in which Donald Trump had mocked U.S. intelligence officials, he paid a visit to the CIA on Saturday. Trump told staffers that he's now with them, "a thousand percent."

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Campaign Trail Trump On Display As He Goes To CIA On First Day As President

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The president falsely denied that he had ever criticized the agency, falsely inflated the crowd size at his inauguration on Friday and told officers to "Trust me. I'm like a smart person."

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Some Obama Appointees Staying On For Now, Trump Team Says

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Those named are in important national security and economic positions, transition spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.

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Examining What We Know And Don't Know About Trump And Russia

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks Russia was behind recent hacks, but later said it could have been others. He also denied allegations that Russia has a file with damaging information about him.

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