George Tenet

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Gen Colin Powell got played by Dick Cheney, turning sap for a vice-president he didn’t even care for. Photograph: Marcy Nighswander/AP Photo

If we could unlock the puzzle of Colin Powell, maybe we could understand why the US cracked up. Gen Powell was the best America had to offer. He was t(...)

Former US president George W Bush at the 9/11 commemoration at the Flight 93 national memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

I’m not one of those people who think women make naturally better leaders than men, more collegial and collaborative. I’ve covered enough women in th(...)

US president Donald Trump has defended his decision to strip the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump faced an unprecedented outcry from former intelligence officials on Friday after stripping the security clearance of former (...)

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein said there should be no impunity or statute of limitations time-barring prosecutions against individuals who carried out torture. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

Reverberations from the US Senate report on the CIA torture of al-Qaeda suspects continue to rage as a United Nations official called for officials in(...)