Michael Morell

Type: Person
Name: Michael Morell
Title: Associate deputy director
Organization: CIA
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Michael Morell
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to more action?

When President Obama condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for beheading American journalist James Foley , his words carried more anger and force than most remarks of his presidential career.ISIS "speaks for no religion. Their victims ... [Published CBS News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Was This ISIL’s First Terror Attack on America?

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley was ISIL’s “first terrorist attack against the United States” and called for the Obama administration to “pick up the pace” of airstrikes against the terror group ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

'Pick up the pace': Ex-CIA boss says US needs to hit jihadists hard after Foley execution

Former CIA head Michael Morelli. (Getty)The murder of American journalist James Foley by the so-called Islamic State is the extremist group's "first terrorist attack against the United States," a former head of the CIA has warned.Michael Morell, a former ... [Published Nine MSN - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

AFP - Syria-conflict-Iraq-US-media-CIA

Syria-conflict-Iraq-US-media-CIAContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Journalist's killing 'first IS attack on US': ex CIA bossWASHINGTON, Aug 20, 2014 (AFP) - The murder of American journalist James Foley by the so-called Islamic State is the extremist group's ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 3 reports

What would it take to destroy ISIS in Iraq?

10:30 AM EDTThe U.S. will have to help Iraqi and Kurdish troops in order to completely wipe out the Islamist militants who have seized control of the northern part of Iraq , said CBS News Intelligence Analyst Michael Morell, the former deputy director ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

What would it take to destroy ISIS in Iraq?

The U.S. will have to help Iraqi and Kurdish troops in order to completely wipe out the Islamist militants who have seized control of the northern part of Iraq , said CBS News Intelligence Analyst Michael Morell, the former deputy director of the Central ... [Published CBS News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Former CIA Chief: Underestimating ISIS a Policy Failure, Not Intelligence Failure

Monday on "CBS This Morning," former director of the Central Intelligence Agency Michael Morell contradicted President Barack Obama's claim Saturday that bad "intelligence estimates" were the reason the administration did not anticipate the speed in which ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Week Eight

Chautauqua Institution Presents A Global Society CHAUTAUQUA - As the 2014 Chautauqua Institution season continues, Fareed Zakaria, the analyst and host of "Fareed Zakaria GPS" on CNN, leads off programming that will demonstrate the interconnectedness ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Speakers at Chautauqua: Burns, Zakaria

Today and FRIDAY: Filmmaker Ken Burns and historian Geoffrey C. Ward will wrap up a week of Burns with a discussion on their upcoming documentary, "The Roosevelts." 10:45 a.m.MONDAY: CNN host and Time magazine editor Fareed Zakaria opens a theme week ... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor - August 5, 2014

Time to go?   Came the story in the Aug. 2 Daily Press in the A4 “In Brief” column, of Chester Turner, apparently a nice chap already on death row for the murder of 10 women, who was further sentenced to four more “death sentences” because of a few more ... [Published Victorville Daily Press - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 3 reports

CIA torture debate continues smoldering ahead of Senate report

A forthcoming Senate report on the controversial interrogation techniques employed by the CIA in the wake of September 11 is expected to clearly label those techniques torture and conclude that they did not yield much in the way of actionable intelli ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Some named in Senate's CIA torture report denied chance to read it

A man crosses the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) logo in the lobby of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia, on August 14, 2008. SAUL LOEB/AFP/ASPEN, Colo. -- About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency ... [Published CBS News - Jul 26 2014]

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The speech's deep emotional resonance stemmed from the significance of losing the first American to ISIS - the group's "first terrorist attack against the united states" said Michael Morell, the former deputy director of the CIA who is now a national security analyst for CBS News

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Obama on ISIS: Tough words, but will it lead to... [Published CBS News - 12 hours ago]
Barack Obama denounces Islamic State as ‘cancer... [Published Telegraph - 14 hours ago]
Calls for Iran to join West in fight against Is... [Published Middle East Eye - 17 hours ago]
'Pick up the pace': Ex-CIA boss says US needs t... [Published Nine MSN - 19 hours ago]
Was This ISIL’s First Terror Attack on America? [Published Washington Free Beacon - 20 hours ago]
Ex-CIA head: Journalist murder ‘first terrorist... [Published Malay Mail - 21 hours ago]
AFP - Syria-conflict-Iraq-US-media-CIA [Published Namibia Press Agency - 21 hours ago]
Oil, a Deadline, and Syria: 6 Facts Left Out of... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 13 2014]
Former CIA Chief: Underestimating ISIS a Policy... [Published Town Hall - Aug 11 2014]
Former CIA Chief: Underestimating ISIS a Policy... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 11 2014]
What would it take to destroy ISIS in Iraq? [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 11 2014]
What would it take to destroy ISIS in Iraq? [Published CBS News - Aug 11 2014]
Former CIA Top Official: US Strategy In Iraq Wo... [Published Business Insider - Aug 11 2014]
Mike Morell: Current Iraq Strategy ‘Is Not Goin... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 11 2014]
Experts: US can become next ISIL target [Published Press tv - Aug 11 2014]
ISIS a bigger threat than pre-9/11 al Qaeda? [Published CBS News - Aug 11 2014]
Debacle of a “Great Game”: The Islamic State (I... [Published Global Research - Aug 10 2014]
Week Eight [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Aug 10 2014]
Rick Jensen: What do we really know about ISIS? [Published Baxter Bulletin - Aug 09 2014]
Speakers at Chautauqua: Burns, Zakaria [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 07 2014]
Letters to the Editor - August 5, 2014 [Published Victorville Daily Press - Aug 06 2014]
CIA torture debate continues smoldering ahead o... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 03 2014]
CIA torture debate continues smoldering ahead o... [Published CBS News - Aug 03 2014]
Senate report reignites CIA torture debate [Published CBS News - Aug 03 2014]
Head of Benghazi probe says no witnesses off li... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
Obama administration grants architects of tortu... [Published RINF.com - Jul 28 2014]
Some named in Senate's CIA torture report denie... [Published CBS News - Jul 26 2014]
Report on ‘torture’ kept out of reach [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 26 2014]
Former CIA officials can't see 'torture' report [Published OnlineAthens - Jul 26 2014]
Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting ... [Published National Journal - Jul 23 2014]
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Was This ISIL’s First Terror Attack on America? [Published Washington Free Beacon - 20 hours ago]
Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley was ISIL’s “first terrorist attack against the United States” and called for the Obama administration to “pick up the pace” of airstrikes against the terror group ...
Oil, a Deadline, and Syria: 6 Facts Left Out of... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 13 2014]
AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images Two and a half years after the Obama administration withdrew U.S. troops from Iraq — fulfilling one of the president’s campaign promises — the American military reengaged in combat operations when two F/A-18 jets ...
Former CIA Chief: Underestimating ISIS a Policy... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 11 2014]
Monday on "CBS This Morning," former director of the Central Intelligence Agency Michael Morell contradicted President Barack Obama's claim Saturday that bad " intelligence estimates " were the reason the administration did not anticipate the speed ...
Mike Morell: Current Iraq Strategy ‘Is Not Goin... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 11 2014]
Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said the current strategy being carried out by the Obama administration is “not going to destroy” ISIL. Host Charlie Rose asked Morell what was the ultimate goal of the current U.S. strategy in Iraq. “The goal ...
Book Review: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 30 2014]
Executive SummaryNo Place to Hide is a strange concoction: part exposé, part autobiography, and part screed “against the man.” It is not what I would call an example of rigorous journalistic reporting. It is more like storytelling with commentary. ...
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