by Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | May 22, 2013 | MonitorFor the first time, the Obama administration has acknowledged killing four Americans in drone strikes — three of whom were killed accidentally.
by Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | Jan 9, 2013 | MonitorJohn 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.
by Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | Jan 8, 2013 | MonitorThe 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.
by Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | Nov 15, 2012 | MonitorAnyone 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.
by Spencer Ackerman and Noah Shachtman | Nov 13, 2012 | MonitorTo 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.