CIA Director Brennan email hacked: Is this a big problem?

CIA Director John Brennan’s personal email was hacked. How would you comment on this, is this just an embarrassment or is this something more, does it have some broader security consequences in your opinion? Read few comments.

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Will the torture report change CIA?

With the releasing of CIA torture report we hear a lot about CIA’s ineffectiveness and mismanagement. CIA fights against the report, but no matter what both sides are saying, what’s your view on what should be the lesson learned for CIA from the report and from what happened after 9/11? Any particular changes you would suggest? Read few comments.

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Central and Eastern Europe and CIA torture report

Polish ex-President Kwasniewski has admitted that Poland hosted CIA secret prison. WaPo located two prisons also in Lithuania and Romania. After CIA torture report was released would you say that it is also time for some soul searching in Central and Eastern Europe regarding relations with the US or you do not perceive it as something serious? Read few comments.

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Even if torture was efficient, it would be prohibited

With the releasing of CIA torture report the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism  says that the US attorney general is under a legal duty to bring criminal charges against those responsible. How do you perceive this report in the framework of international law, what kind of consequences it might, should have? Read few comments.

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CIA torture report: To release or not to release?

A long awaited report on CIA interrogations will be released today. With the discussion about publishing the CIA torture report what would be your argument for releasing it or not releasing it, what kind of impact do you expect the report could have? Read few comments.

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Irregular quote of the day

Iranian newspaper Hamshahri in: “Iran dismisses Argo best picture Oscar.”

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CIA Director David Petraeus resigned from his post citing extramarital affair

What kind of  effect it may have on CIA and on the legacy of Petraeus?

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