| May 28, 2013
| 4:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the nickname "Debbie Downer." With each new tidbit of information that tracked bin Laden to a high-walled compound...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:30 PM
U.S. documentary filmmaker Tim Tracy, arrested in Venezuela for alleged espionage last April, was transferred May 29 to the notorious El Rodeo II prison outside Caracas.
Tracy and 20 others were transferred from their cells within the government...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:37 AM
MOSCOW -- Russia detained an American citizen accused of attempting to recruit a local intelligence officer into the CIA, the Federal Security Service said.
Ryan Christopher Fogle, the third secretary of the American Embassy in Moscow, was held...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- Edward Snowden, the former U.S. government contractor who leaked secret details of official surveillance programs, pledged Monday to release more information about U.S. intelligence-gathering methods that he described as “nakedly,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Many series use experts and consultants to make sure their action, whether it's in a courtroom or outer space, is portrayed accurately -- though writers take plenty of creative license.
But on some skeins, including "The Americans," "Homeland" and "The...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration faced fresh anger Monday at home and abroad over U.S. spy programs that track phone and Internet messages around the world in the hope of thwarting terrorist threats. But a senior intelligence official said...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans and Democrats are waging a political battle over attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi in September that killed Washington's ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.
Republicans say the attacks...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Humor From My Pen
An exhibit of cartoons by political prisoner Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St., April 18-25, screening of Mission Against Terror on April 20 at 2 p.m.
We are constantly told the Cold War is...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:57 PM
A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Edward Snowden identified himself Sunday as a principal source behind revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping phone and Internet surveillance programs. Five things to know about the disclosures: