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CIA Director Leon E. Panetta said that some of the intelligence that helped track down Osama bin Laden came from interrogation of detainees.
Pending Senate confirmation, CIA Director Leon E. Panetta is expected to take the helm at the Pentagon by July. (AP Photo)
CIA Director Leon Panetta says it's possible to reveal certain World War I-era spying techniques now because the old methods have been far outpaced by advances over the years.
Pakistani protesters burn tires during a demonstration against the release of Raymond Allen Davis, an American CIA contractor, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Lahore, Pakistan. Mr. Davis, who said he shot and killed two Pakistani men in self-defense, was released from prison after the United States paid "blood money" to the families of the victims, apparently defusing what had been a major row between Washington and Islamabad, Pakistani officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Security is beefed up Thursday outside the central jail in Lahore, Pakistan, where a trial court said it would proceed with the murder trial of CIA contractor Raymond Allen Davis. (Associated Press)
Abu Zubaydah, an alleged facilitator for al Qaeda, has received so-called victim status in the criminal investigation into the CIA prison in Poland. (Associated Press)
The DGSE in Paris, the French answer to the CIA, is recruiting, getting more funding and opening its cloak as part of President Nicolas Sarkozy's efforts to keep France a step ahead of its 21st-century enemies and threats like terrorism and nuclear proliferation. (Associated Press)
Terrorism suspect Abu Zubaydah was among those who faced a severe CIA investigation technique known as waterboarding. (AP Photo/U.S. Central Command, File)
Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon E. Panetta listens during a meeting between U.S. and Afghan delegations at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, May 11, 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)