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  • Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'

     Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'
    When reports surfaced in Washington this month that the Obama administration has been holding secret back-channel talks with Hamas over the last six months, the denials came swiftly. "These assertions are completely untrue," proclaimed State Department...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, POTUS has no choice...

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, POTUS has no choice...
    It’s tea time and we’ve finally reached the all-important part of the story arch where people actually start trusting Jack Bauer. Margot Al-Harazi is a step ahead of the United States government and has six U.S. drones under her command. Hell...
  • '24: Live Another Day' recap, Of drone strikes and hospitals

    '24: Live Another Day' recap, Of drone strikes and hospitals
    The following takes place between 5-6 p.m. There's plenty to catch up on after last week’s thriller took every storyline of the season and twisted it in circles. Let’s start on the streets of London, where Simone Al-Harazi lay...
  • Burn Notice series finale: How will it end?

     
    Burn Notice series finale: How will it end? That's the million-dollar question millions of loyal fans are dying to find out when they tune in to USA Network tonight for “Reckoning,” the Burn Notice series finale episode. And speaking of dying,...
  • Homeland Season 3 recap: Episode 2 – “Uh … Oo … Aw …”

     
    There was still no sign of Brody (Damian Lewis) in last night's second episode of Showtime's Homeland Season 3, but there was no shortage of drama, some of it from Brody's family who, along with so many others, are still dealing with the events of the...
  • McManus: Gridlock, Tehran-style

    With the United States locked in confrontation with Iran, was it good or bad for diplomacy that "Argo," a movie about U.S. spies getting the best of the Iranians, won this year's Academy Award for best picture? Depends on whom you ask. To Iran's...
  • McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress

    McManus: Head-in-the-sand Congress
    Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) , a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is hopping mad. Sensenbrenner considers himself the father of the Patriot Act, the 2001 law that gave the federal government new powers to investigate potential...
  • Book review: 'The Triple Agent' by Joby Warrick

    Book review: 'The Triple Agent' by Joby Warrick
    In the afternoon of Dec. 30, 2009, a meek Jordanian doctor who had gained access to the top commanders of Al Qaeda was driven onto a secret CIA base at Khost in eastern Afghanistan for his first formal debriefing. More than a dozen CIA officers and...
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  • Clair E. George dies at 81; spy was pardoned for Iran-Contra lies

    Clair E. George dies at 81; spy was pardoned for Iran-Contra lies
    Clair E. George, a former CIA covert operations chief who received a presidential pardon in 1992 after being convicted of two counts of lying to Congress in connection with the Iran-Contra scandal during the Reagan administration, has died. He was 81....
  • Review: 'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D'

    Review: 'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D'
    With all the talk this summer of reboots and prequels, is there a term for a tenuously related but basically the same sequel? In "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D," Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook play a new sister-and-brother pair of young-uns...