Mark Mazzetti

New York Times

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Mark Mazzetti is Washington investigations editor for the New York Times and author of The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth.  He was part of the Times team that won a 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.

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Even before he appointed Michael Flynn as his first National Security Advisor, his transition team knew Flynn was being investigated for possibly breaking the law as a paid lobbyist…

Trump transition knew Flynn was under investigation

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President Obama has insisted that ISIS — or ISIL, as the administration calls it, is losing territory and power, but John Brennan told Congress today that’s only part of the story.

CIA Director Brennan Testifies on the ISIS Threat

President Obama has insisted that ISIS — or ISIL, as the administration calls it, is losing territory and power, but John Brennan told Congress today that’s only part of the story.

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In a  stunning announcement  today President Obama revealed that CIA drone strike in January accidentally killed an American and an Italian being held hostage by al Qaeda in Pakistan.

CIA Drone Strike Accidentally Kills American, Italian Hostages

In a stunning announcement today President Obama revealed that CIA drone strike in January accidentally killed an American and an Italian being held hostage by al Qaeda in Pakistan.

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