The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a foreign intelligence service of the US Government. It is focused on overseas intelligence gathering and analyzing security information.
Since it was formed in 1947 it has increasingly expanded its role to now include covert paramilitary operations. Here you find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to the CIA.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a secret visit to North Korea over Easter weekend and met with Kim Jong Un, according to media reports. Donald Trump said the meeting "went very smoothly and a good relationship was formed."
Following the firing of Rex Tillerson, President Trump said he would nominate Gina Haspel for CIA director. Haspel would be the first woman in the position, but she has already attracted controversy in a former role.