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  • Obama pledges greater safeguards for intelligence

    WASHINGTON — President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding more judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were...
  • Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs

    Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs
    President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding additional judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were needed to...
  • TCA: 'Makers' on PBS puts women in their place -- in the sun

    TCA: 'Makers' on PBS puts women in their place -- in the sun
    The Television Critics Ann. press tour in Pasadena ended on an upbeat note with PBS and its "Makers: Women Who Make America" documentary series. The Makers initiative was founded by Dyllan McGee and features both the PBS television series as well as...
  • Britain's top spies step from shadows to denounce Snowden leaks

    LONDON – In an unprecedented public appearance, Britain’s three grayest men – the shadowy bosses of its spy services – asserted Thursday that their work upholds personal freedom rather than undermines it and that enemies such as Al...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA

    'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA
    "Gerontion," Episode 307 of Showtime's "Homeland," refers to a T.S. Eliot poem about an elderly man molded by events of the previous century. Similarly, acting CIA Director Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) and Iranian deputy intelligence chief Majid Javadi...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Gerontion'

    The best scenes of episode seven linger at the Bethesda crime scene, where Javadi killed his ex-wife and daughter-in-law before being taken into CIA custody. There, as Carrie and Quinn face off with local police investigating the horrifically violent...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Iranian agents kidnap Carrie; Saul's career in doubt

    'Homeland' recap: Iranian agents kidnap Carrie; Saul's career in doubt
    By helping to rescue the daughter of fugitive Nick Brody (Damian Lewis), Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) jeopardizes a high-stakes undercover operation in “The Yoga Play,” Episode 305 of Showtime’s “Homeland.” In the episode,...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'The Yoga Play'

    Spies, drones, runaways, yoga and kidnapping: episode five had it all. The episode was framed by Saul’s duck-hunting trip with the old boys network of DC. Invited by the White House chief of staff, Saul assumes that he was there to network with...
  • European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on

    European allies shocked -- shocked! -- to find spying going on
    President Obama has been busy this week taking calls from European leaders who seem really upset that the United States has been spying on them, perhaps to the point of tapping their cellphones. First Obama heard from French President Francois Hollande....
  • White House OKd spying on allies, U.S. intelligence officials say

    White House OKd spying on allies, U.S. intelligence officials say
    WASHINGTON -- The White House and State Department signed off on surveillance targeting phone conversations of friendly foreign leaders, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said Monday, pushing back against assertions that President Obama and...
  • Paul Greenberg: Hooray for snooping

    . . . It happened years ago in Calgary, Alberta, where the National Conference of Editorial Writers was holding its convention that year. Was it in the '70s or '80s, and does it matter? Much has changed since then, and not for the better. The...