| May 31, 2013
| 6:30 PM
U.S. documentary filmmaker Tim Tracy, arrested in Venezuela for alleged espionage last April, was transferred May 29 to the notorious El Rodeo II prison outside Caracas.
Tracy and 20 others were transferred from their cells within the government...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Antonio Mendez has been busy recently with a recent appearance with Ben Affleck on “Good Morning America,” a Fox News crew coming to his home in southern Washington County and a soon to be published feature article in The Washington Post....
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Despite Republican misgivings, President Barack Obama announced Monday he will nominate former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, calling him “the leader our troops deserve.” He also chose White House counterterrorism...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Behind-the-scenes jostling for committee chairmanships in the U.S. Senate has left Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski poised to take over the Senate Intelligence Committee — a move experts said Tuesday could bolster the role cybersecurity plays in...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:00 AM
With one episode remaining in the second season of “Homeland,” several plotlines reached their conclusions, while others blew wide open.
Episode 11 killed off two of the series’ most obviously troublesome characters: Abu Nazir and the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Jeanne Vertefeuille and Sandra Grimes could be George Smiley's people.
They were recruited on their college campuses by the Central Intelligence Agency during the height of the Cold War. Jeanne wanted travel and adventure. Sandy didn't know much about...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Humor From My Pen
An exhibit of cartoons by political prisoner Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St., April 18-25, screening of Mission Against Terror on April 20 at 2 p.m.
We are constantly told the Cold War is...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A British coroner pronounced the mysterious death of a secret service employee as unexplainable because of limited evidence, but concluded a dramatic hearing Wednesday by saying he was probably "killed unlawfully."...