| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:26 PM
LAS VEGAS – For decades, Area 51 was the U.S. government’s Cold War-era secret that hid in plain sight, the 5-ton elephant in the Nevada desert that Washington continually denied (“No, it’s not there.”), prompting reams of...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 11:09 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There was a time when the U.S. National Security Agency was so secretive that government officials dared not speak its name in public. NSA, the joke went, stood for "No Such Agency."
That same agency this month held an on-the-...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- An elite Israeli intelligence unit intercepted conversations among high ranking Syrian government officials discussing last week’s apparent chemical attack outside Damascus as it unfolded, a German news magazine has reported....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A week after declassified CIA documents came to light verifying that the U.S. spy agency was behind a 1953 coup in Iran, parliamentarians in the Islamic Republic voted Tuesday to fast-track a lawsuit against Washington for interfering in Iranian...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:40 PM
One interesting conclusion that emerges from The Washington Post's revelation Thursday of the secret "black budget" for intelligence activities is that the United States doesn't have many secrets anymore — not in the age of WikiLeaks and omnipresent...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:33 AM
As the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind "Argo," Ben Affleck certainly knows the difference between a good spy story and a bad one.
Part of his education came from novelist Tom Clancy, who died Tuesday in a Baltimore hospital. The bestselling author of...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:40 PM
In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams.
In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:27 PM
"Parks and Recreation." Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) is married! Again! What can it mean? Well, for last week's season premiere it meant a double episode including a trip to London that was among the best the show has aired. Andy (Chris Pratt) met his...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Off her meds and off to reveal the truth about the deadly bombing at CIA headquarters, bipolar case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) finds herself isolated and institutionalized in Episode 302 ("Uh... Oh... Ah...") of Showtime's "Homeland."...