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US Starts Drawdown in Syria & Iraq, Scales Down War on ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 27, 2017

The Trump administration is also handing over parts of the war on ISIS to Syrian forces.

Trump Took Too Long to Revamp the CIA and Fire the FBI Chief
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 25, 2017

Brennan and Comey lost their jobs, but kept their stings and control of “anonymous sources” as weapons.

Trump Settles Score with Former US Intelligence Chiefs
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

It is now revealed that CIA hackers can pretend to be Russian or Chinese agents.

Turkey Relied on Prior Russian Intelligence - and Missed the Nightclub Attack
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

Although armed with Russian intelligence, Turkish MIT missed the Istanbul attack.

Partial Shutdown of Internet Infrastructure for Trump’s War on Terror and intelligence Shakeup
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

He is preparing a shakeup of 17 US intelligence agencies, possible Internet shutdown.

In Jordan, ISIS Is Using Terror for a Territorial Grab of the South
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016

It successful, ISIS would control a large wedge of land between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel.

Russian Hacking Intent to Influence US Election: Not Proven
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

US intelligence failed to prove Russian intelligence influenced the US election.

The Attack that Killed 3 US Commandos Targeted “Guantanamo-2” Hidden in Jordan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 17, 2016

Three US servicemen were murdered by ISIS as payback for the new terrorist prison camp.

Western Agencies Knew a Lot – But Not Enough to Thwart Istanbul Terror Strike
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

But not the bombers’ identities, destinations, timelines or targets.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali’s Secret Career as KGB Double Spy and Agent
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 18, 2016

Boutros Boutros-Ghali was never caught out in his clandestine role as a faithful Russian double spy and agent, during which he surreptitiously subverted US interests in one international crisis after another.

Nusra Front Wipes out a Model CIA-Trained “Moderate Syrian Rebel Force”
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 6, 2015

The Nusra Front’s defeat of a CIA-trained rebel force under the command of Natim al-Hassan may deepen US intervention in the Syrian conflict.

John Brennan
John Brennan Hauls US Intelligence Colossus into Cyber Age
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 12, 2015

Brennan has launched a major reform program for the CIA with a radical restructuring of separate units for more integration, less wasteful overlaps, and the focusing on resources on the rising menaces of the digital age and cyber warfare.

US in secret talks with Hassan Nasrallah
Secret US-Hizballah talks. Washington plans to include Lebanon, Syria deals in Iran nuclear pact
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 29, 2014

The Obama administration has embarked on secret dialogue with Hizballah, debkafile reports. The first direct encounter between the CIA and Hizballah representatives took place in early March in Cyprus. Two subsequent meetings have produced initial US-Hizballah understandings for Lebanon and Syria. The administration reckons that any difficulties cropping up in those talks can be fixed by turning to Tehran. Mahmoud Abbas turned to Hamas for hs Palestinian unity pact reasoning that if the US may engage a terrorist organization in talks, so too may his own PLO.

Secret US Financial-Intelligence War Room in Kiev Faces Moscow
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 25, 2014

US sanctions against Russia have most remained in the field of rhetoric. But it is in Obama’s power to undermine Russia’s banking system for a time at least by wielding the “scarlet letter.”

CIA Headquarters at Langley, Va.
Chief of CIA division for spying on Iran is suspended over internal mutiny
DEBKAfile Special Report March 18, 2014

The CIA's chief of Iran operations, Jonathan Bank, 46, was sent home on paid leave over an “open rebellion” in his department, US, Russian and Iranian media reported Tuesday, March 18. debkafile: This places in doubt the credibility of US President Barack Obama’s assurances to Israel and the Arabian Gulf leaders that they have nothing to fear from US-Iranian rapprochement. Washington, they were told, was fully abreast of Iran’s nuclear activities and would know in good time if Khamenei gave the order to build a nuclear weapon.

New Syrian rebel command post at Quneitra
Assad’s army hits border areas as US, Israel, Jordan enlarge South Syrian foothold
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2014

The US has set up a new rebel command center at Quneitra near Israeli lines on the Golan. Its officers are indigenous Bedouin Al Nuaim tribesmen, defectors from the Syrian army, and Free Syrian Army survivors. Last week, Assad’s forces ambushed Syrian rebels trained in Jordan as they crossed into Syria. Over this weekend, his troops moved in on the environs of Quneitra and captured two villages. debkafile: There is still a long way to go before a force is ready to fight for a border strip in southern Syria under US-Israeli-Jordanian control.

Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden May Be the Ultimate Digital Double Agent
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 31, 2013

A major upheaval is believed in progress - not just in US intelligence networks but across the espionage industry around the world in a mad race to shut down, recover and replace the blown networks, for fear of Snowden’s revelations.

The Al Qaeda Attack on Nairobi: A US, Israeli Intelligence Failure
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 27, 2013

The Mossad and the CIA were both caught napping by Al Qaeda’s Nairobi raid with great loss of credibility for missing the signs.

David Petraeus
Surprise for Washington? Not for Europe or the Middle East!
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 16, 2012

Intelligence circles in the Middle East and Europe were fully abreast of Gen. David Petraeus’s fondness for the company of strong, ambitious women like Paula Broadwell and were not against exploiting those women’s garrulity for their own ends.

Paula Broadwell, author of Petraeus bio All In
Was an affair just a pretext for Petraeus’ resignation as CIA chief?
DEBKAfile Special Report November 10, 2012

The resignation of acclaimed national American hero David Petraeus as CIA Director is presented by his friends as an honorable act in the light of an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, 39 - and nothing else. An FBI probe of Broadwell for accessing his e-mail is cited. Neither explanation is really convincing. Republican Party faithful, smarting under Mitt Romney’s election defeat, are trying to connect it to an alleged cover-up of the circumstances surrounding the murder of four US diplomats in Benghazi. 

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