Tag: CIA

Saudi Khashoggi verdict condemned globally but backed by US

by Anuj Chopra A Saudi court verdict that exonerated the crown prince's top aides over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been globally condemned as a travesty of justice, but won the backing of ally Washington. Five unnamed people were sentenced to death on Monday...

Ex-CIA agent jailed for 19 years for spying for China

The former CIA officer who may have devastated US intelligence collection in China by giving up its network of informants to Beijing agents was sentenced on Friday to 19 years in prison. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalized US citizen who worked for the Central...

Half-brother of Kim Jong Un, killed in Malaysia in 2017, CIA informant–Wall Street Journal report

Washington—According to a Wall Street Journal report on June 10, Monday, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, Kim Jong Nam, was an informant for the CIA. The WSJ said that an unnamed “person knowledgeable about the matter” confirmed...