"No cunning fox can beat a good hunter," the People's Liberation Army Daily said.
"...facing our toughest geopolitical test in a new era of great power rivalry, CIA will be at the forefront of this effort," CIA Director William Burns said.
"I think not only will jihadists be inspired, but a lot of them are going to come to Afghanistan to be part of the celebration," said Michael Morell.
The news that Ahmad Shah Massoud had been killed "made me feel sick to my stomach," said the CIA officer who led the first team into Afghanistan after 9/11.
The FBI later said that Bureau headquarters hoped other agencies would take action.
Bill Clinton-era officials urged his successor to make use of warlord Ahmed Shah Massoud and his anti-Taliban Northern Alliance.
"If this guy is let go, two years from now he will be talking to a control tower while aiming a 747 at the White House," an agent wrote 12 days before 9/11.
Diana's death 24 years ago sparked a raft of conspiracy theories that were ultimately debunked—but not before police asked her ex-husband Prince Charles about them.
Mohammed Atta logged into his Travelocity account to shop for flights from Washington Dulles airport and from Boston, departing around 8:00 am on September 11.
"The time for training is over," al Qaeda member Abu Zubaydah said on an intercepted call. After torture, he pointed the CIA to the 9/11 mastermind, KSM.
The special agent noted an "inordinate number" of suspicious flight students; guessed the terrorists' intentions; made four recommendations. FBI HQ did none.
Field office agents were also rebuked for seeking information. "Things work much better when our agencies are communicating HQ to HQ," the CIA said.
The FBI and CIA's a fatal mistake—confusing Khalid al-Mihdhar, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and "Khallad"—allowed 9/11 mastermind KSM to escape attention.
Zacarias Moussaoui was flagged as a possible "airline suicide attacker," but the intelligence community failed to connect him to other information they had.
Real pilots like to fly planes. What explains a flight school student who doesn't? FBI agents went to search Zacarias Moussaoui's rooms.
Terrorist mastermind KSM had two visas and was on a watch list. yet no one in the State Department, immigration, FBI or intelligence community paid attention.
Miami, Boston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Denver. The "emir" of the September 11 plot got familiar with flight patterns—and with First Class service.
Zacarias Moussaoui was strong evidence that al-Qaeda planned other operations. His arrest should've created panic about the possibility of an imminent attack.
Although the CIA knew of Khalid al-Mihdhar's ties to al-Qaeda, he was able to meet Mohammed Atta in New Jersey on August 9th. It went badly.
On August 7, 2001, the intelligence team discussed Iraq's rumored weapons of mass destruction—another misreading that led to disaster.
On August 6, 2001, the Presidential Daily Briefing discussed al Qaeda threats. The FBI and CIA worried about an attack—and about which agency might be blamed.
U.S. intelligence was oblivious as the terrorists moved closer to succeeding in their monstrous plot. Day by day, Newsweek reconstructs the road to 9/11.
While the Taliban is quickly gaining ground, CIA Director William Burns said that a collapse of the Afghan government wasn't inevitable.
A Chinese government spokesperson dismissed hacking allegations as a "political smear" on Tuesday.
Numerous online conspiracy theorist websites and popular QAnon forums had previously speculated that Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan, who is now set to lead Arizona's self-audit, had deep ties to the "leadership" of the loose-knit group.
Nathan Yedinak, a 36-year-old resident of Ocala, was arrested on June 10 following an incident in which he threatened his neighbor. He then threatened his neighbor's son with a rifle, saying "You're going die today if you [expletive] with me."
Recruitment videos for the CIA and the U.S. Army have been mocked by social media users.
Conservatives panned the CIA recruitment ad for being "woke" and doing little to inspire fear in America's enemies.
The video features an officer named Mija describing her own experience working for the intelligence agency.
Twitter users were not impressed by a new video from the agency that refers to "misguided patriarchal ideas."