For the first time, the Obama administration has acknowledged killing four Americans in drone strikes — three of whom were killed accidentally.
John Brennan is probably going to be the next CIA director. Just not before senators have a chance to grill him about national-security leaks, torture and killer drones.
The president’s pick to head the CIA is about to become the most feared man in the intelligence bureaucracy — if he isn’t that guy already.
Anyone who thought the scandal around CIA Director David Petraeus was winding down can think again. Now the CIA is investigating its former leader while some agency veterans whisper that they never liked him anyways.
To hear the Pentagon tell it, there’s nothing to the scandal that derailed the commander of the Afghanistan war: no security risk; no affair; and there may not have been more than a couple emails.