Michael Hayden

Michael Hayden

Former CIA Director: Torture Report Could ‘Be Used By Our Enemies To Motivate People To Attack Americans’

Foreign governments and U.S. intelligence agencies are predicting that the release of a Senate report examining the use of torture by the CIA will cause “violence and deaths” abroad, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.


Former CIA Director Michael Hayden says the deadly attack on a French satirical newspaper demonstrates "the increased sophistication" of groups bent on terrorism.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hayden: Gov’t Doesn’t Touch Phone Records Unless Individual Connected to Terrorism

The supersecret agency with the power and legal authority to gather electronic communications worldwide to hunt U.S. adversaries says it has the technical know-how to ensure it’s not illegally spying on Americans.