CIA was ‘proved wrong before,’ Saudi ex-intel boss says after report on MBS, Khashoggi murder

He pointed out that CIA reports before the 2003 invasion of Iraq that said Saddam Hussein was producing chemical weapons were proved to be “absolutely false,” despite then-Secretary of State Colin Powell saying it was “a slam-dunk conclusion.”

“The CIA is not necessarily the best measure of creditable intelligence reporting or intelligence assessment,” Al Faisal added. Continue reading CIA was ‘proved wrong before,’ Saudi ex-intel boss says after report on MBS, Khashoggi murder

Schiff says Trump ‘dishonest’ about CIA report on Khashoggi

Schiff, the committee’s incoming chairman, said the panel will look into the Trump family’s business ties with Saudi Arabia and whether “personal financial interests” drive U.S.-Middle East policy.

Schiff says Trump is telegraphing to despots he will have “their back” if they praise or do business with him. Continue reading Schiff says Trump ‘dishonest’ about CIA report on Khashoggi

CIA was ‘proved wrong before,’ Saudi ex-intel boss says after report on MBS, Khashoggi murder

He pointed out that CIA reports before the 2003 invasion of Iraq that said Saddam Hussein was producing chemical weapons were proved to be “absolutely false,” despite then-Secretary of State Colin Powell saying it was “a slam-dunk conclusion.”

“The CIA is not necessarily the best measure of creditable intelligence reporting or intelligence assessment,” Al Faisal added. Continue reading CIA was ‘proved wrong before,’ Saudi ex-intel boss says after report on MBS, Khashoggi murder