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  • Iran arrests paragliding Slovaks, alleges they were spying

    Iran arrests paragliding Slovaks, alleges they were spying
    BEIRUT-- Iranian authorities confirmed Sunday the arrests of several Slovakian nationals who were taken into custody on espionage-related charges while on a paragliding trip to Iran. Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of Iranian parliament's National...
  • European leaders angered by U.S. spying reports

    European leaders angered by U.S. spying reports
    LONDON¬†— Europe turned up the pressure on the Obama administration Monday to respond to new allegations that the U.S. bugged the embassies of some of its long-standing allies and eavesdropped on European Union diplomats around the world. Leaders...
  • Russian lawmakers seek return of spy from U.S.

    Russian lawmakers seek return of spy from U.S.
    MOSCOW -- Seeking to make a political point, a group of Russian lawmakers is initiating a request to seek extradition from the United States of a Russian intelligence officer,  Col. Alexander Poteyev, who escaped to America in 2010 after betraying a major...
  • Leaked Pakistan report faults government for failing to find Bin Laden

    Leaked Pakistan report faults government for failing to find Bin Laden
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Incompetence by Pakistan’s spy agencies and civilian government allowed Osama bin Laden to hide in the country for nine years before he was killed by U.S. commandos, a Pakistani investigative commission has concluded, though...
  • The spy who loves helping parents buy gifts for their children

    Jonna Mendez was a globe-trotting spy for nearly three decades, briefing the president, slipping across borders armed with false identities, using cameras so tiny they fit into a lipstick tube or a blazer button. As the CIA's chief of disguise, she...
  • Spy wars: Americans need to know more than Snowden has revealed

    Thanks to Edward Snowden, we know a lot about what the National Security Agency has secretly been up to. As a result, Congress, a U.S. district court judge and the White House are considering ways to rein in the agency and protect our privacy. But we have...
  • TV review: 'The Assets' sets story of Aldrich Ames at a low boil

    TV review: 'The Assets' sets story of Aldrich Ames at a low boil
    It has been a long time since the Cold War crumbled to dust, making a small mockery of decades of mutually assured paranoia. Those nuclear arsenals, those drop drills, those bad dreams — what were they all for? Kids these days have no idea. Frankly,...
  • The CIA and 'America's Great Game' in the Middle East

    In the 19th century, the British had a phrase to describe their effort to keep Russia from extending its imperial influence through Central Asia and into the crown jewel of the British empire, India. It was called the Great Game, with both sides spying,...
  • Hollywood figures spied for CIA, book asserts

    Hollywood figures spied for CIA, book asserts
    WASHINGTON -- It’s well known that Hollywood loves a good spy story. But what is also true, according to a new memoir by a former senior CIA official, is that movie makers regularly do some real-life spying. “The CIA has long had a special...
  • 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...
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so
    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...