CIA Director John O. Brennan said it's "clear" that the Islamic State has "an external agenda [and] that they are determined to carry out these types of attacks." Paris was not "the only operation that ISIL has in the pipeline," he said.
The CIA spokesman said agency Director John O. Brennan in late September tasked several agency veterans to conduct an internal review "to determine whether the agency is optimized for enduring mission effectiveness, specifically in the areas of integration, agility and resilience." (Associated Press)
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, is now “the man to beat in 2016,” a Republican strategist said, after delaying a vote Wednesday on CIA nominee John O. Brennan with an old-style one-man filibuster. (Associated Press)