Partners in time
- What to do about the CIA. Pipes, Richard // Commentary;Mar1995, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p36
Discusses recommendations which seek to address the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) fundamental problems. Background on the foundation of CIA; Assessment of CIA's performance; Intelligence failure and faulty assessment; Mirror-imaging approach; Political interference; Instances of...
- Fifty years--too many?--for the CIA. Schorr, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor;8/15/97, Vol. 89 Issue 183, p19
Opinion. Discusses the problems that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is facing in 1997, its fiftieth year of existence. Several failures that the CIA has been involved in; Its attempt to mount a coup from northern Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein; Outlook for the CIA.
- Spying the future. // Current Events;10/21/91, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p1
Looks at how the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is adapting to new challenges in a fast-changing world. New director Robert Gates; Vanished Soviet threat; How CIA gathers information; HUMIT (human intelligence gathering); ELINT (electronic intelligence gathering); Spy satellites; Phone...
- Letters. Baker, W. // Foreign Policy;Fall88, Issue 72, p247
Letter to the editor from William Baker, Director of Public Affairs, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), regarding statements made about the CIA in the article `Assessing Soviet Strategic Defense' by Stephen Daggett and Robert English. Response byDoggett and English.
- Shaking up the CIA. Ott, Marvin // Foreign Policy;Winter93/94, Issue 93, p132
Examines concerns over the performance and integrity of the Directorate of Intelligence, the analytic arm of the Central Intelligence Agency. A highly capable, deeply flawed instrument of policy support; Director James Woolsey; Why the intelligence cognoscenti in the press and the congressional...
- Cracks in the CIA-cocaine story. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;06/09/97, Vol. 13 Issue 21, p34
Scrutinizes the San Jose Mercury News article `Dark Alliance' linking the US Central Intelligence Agency to drug smuggling. Omission of crucial information in the story; Admission that the story is open to misinterpretations.
- CIA director calls for probe into agency's alleged drug activities. // Jet;10/14/96, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p38
Relates that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director has announced that there will be an independent investigation into allegations of CIA involvement in cocaine trafficking in Afro-American communities; The statement issued by CIA Director John M. Deutch to the Congressional Black...
- The spies who came in from the cold war. Braden, T. // Washington Monthly;Mar92, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p18
Argues that since the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) obsession, the Communist menace, has ceased to exist maybe the CIA should cease to exist. The early history of the CIA; Bungled attempts to assassinate foreign leaders; Some observations on the future of the CIA by Clark Clifford,...
- The advertising agency. Parry, Robert // Washington Monthly;Nov92, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p15
Describes how the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) flouted the law using Madison Avenue techniques to arm twist for the contras. Director William J. Casey's role; Central American threat; Iran-contra; Reagan administration; Casey's public relations offensive; Sandinistas; Nicaragua; More.
- Reinvent the CIA. Ignatius, David // Washington Monthly;Apr94, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p38
Discusses the need to redefine the role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Irrelevance of the technical programs developed to monitor the Soviet military and counter-espionage activities; Need to reduce the structure of CIA; Depolitizing the agency; Watchfulness over new missions;...