CIADirector

  • Trump appoints first woman as CIA Director, Gina Haspel

    President Trump appointed the first woman as CIA director Tuesday following another shakeup in his Cabinet. Gina Haspel, 61, will take the helm at the agency, replacing Mike Pompeo, who was named the new secretary of state after Rex Tillerson was ousted. Haspel is a seasoned spymaster who ran a...
  • CIA director cancels Harvard speech over “traitor” Manning

    WASHINGTON — CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped his appearance Thursday at Harvard University over the school’s decision to make Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information, a visiting fellow. Pompeo called Manning an “American traitor.” He said he agreed with military and intelligence officials who believe Manning’s...