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Espionage and Intelligence

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  • U.S., Germany fail to reach surveillance agreement

    U.S., Germany fail to reach surveillance agreement
    Ruling out a "no-spy agreement" with any country, President Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States had not reached a deal with Germany to limit U.S. surveillance on its territory. The U.S. and Germany have been negotiating over mutual rules...
  • Obama's NSA compromise plan wins initial praise

    Obama's NSA compromise plan wins initial praise
    WASHINGTON — President Obama's new plan for the National Security Agency would significantly curb its authority, ending its vast collection of Americans' telephone records, but at the same time give the spy agency access to millions of cellphone...
  • On TV, the spies have it

    On TV, the spies have it
    Spies, sex, drugs and a beaming Ronald Reagan. Those are the elements for one of the most arresting scenes you'll see this year on television. It will air Wednesday night on "The Americans," one of the most talked-about series this spring on cable TV....
  • '24: Live Another Day' review: Wild, familiar ride

    '24: Live Another Day' review: Wild, familiar ride
    Jack Bauer couldn't stay off the grid forever. Four years after "24" ended, Kiefer Sutherland's iconic spy is racing the clock again in "24: Live Another Day" (7 p.m. May 5, Fox; 3 stars out of 4). Detractors will say Day 9 repeats the same old formula...
  • U.S. spy chief bans employees from talking to journalists

    WASHINGTON — A new policy bars employees of U.S. spy agencies from providing reporters with "intelligence information," even if it is unclassified, without first getting official permission. Employees who violate the directive, which was issued on...
  • Obama defends NSA spying in meeting with Chinese president

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — President Obama on Monday defended U.S. surveillance programs as serving national security rather than commercial interests, in a wide-ranging meeting with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of a nuclear summit. In...
  • 'Emotional' Dianne Feinstein: At least she's not hysterical

    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s comment last week that women face a double standard in politics raised eyebrows. And then came former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden to prove her point. It happened in reference to Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California,...
  • Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations

    Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — A secret Senate report on the CIA's treatment of Al Qaeda detainees from 2001 to 2006 concludes that the spy agency used brutal, unauthorized interrogation techniques, misrepresented key elements of the program to policymakers and the...
  • American missing in Iran since 2007 was on CIA mission

    American missing in Iran since 2007 was on CIA mission
    WASHINGTON — An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light in the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent...
  • CIA suspends chief of Iran operations over workplace issues

    CIA suspends chief of Iran operations over workplace issues
    WASHINGTON — The CIA's chief of Iran operations was placed on paid administrative leave and sent home from agency headquarters after an internal investigation found he had created an abusive and hostile work environment that put a crucial division...
  • U.S. Spy Court Must Be Accountable

    On Friday, after a series of high-level White House meetings last week, President Barack Obama will submit a road map for intelligence reform. It will be a public turning point for the intelligence community and other government entities whose work is...