| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Arthur J. Walker, a conspirator in one of the biggest U.S. spy cases since World War II, was a surprisingly trusting soul.
When FBI agents wanted to talk to him in 1985 after arresting his brother John on suspicion of espionage, Walker voluntarily...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Germany demanded the departure from the country of the top spy at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on Thursday, dramatizing its deepening unhappiness with reports of U.S. intelligence operations targeting its officials.
Following accusations of two cases of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The National Security Agency and the FBI allegedly tracked email accounts of five Muslim American leaders between 2006 and 2008, according to an NSA spreadsheet of email addresses disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
The spreadsheet, which...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:54 PM
The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:29 AM
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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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:55 AM
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...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
WASHINGTON — Edward Snowden, who has admitted disclosing secret U.S. surveillance operations at home and abroad, says he was “trained as a spy” and given false names and undercover assignments abroad that made him more than a low-level...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
In an NBC interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has said he trained as a spy and never intended to wind up in Russia.
The full interview, with Brian Williams questioning Snowden last week in Moscow, will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
What makes a good spy? It's not the flashy qualities you see in the movies, or the "Murder Inc." tactics the CIA has sometimes been ordered to use against terrorists during the past decade. It's something more delicate and human, as explained in a...