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  • The NSA's image problem

    The NSA's image problem
    In the wake of Edward Snowden's ongoing revelations about U.S. surveillance programs, the National Security Agency is facing the worst crisis in its 60-year history. Today, too many Americans mistakenly believe the NSA is listening to their phone calls...
  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Carrie's pregnant; Iranian spymaster captured

    'Homeland' recap: Carrie's pregnant; Iranian spymaster captured
    The incredibly stressful life of CIA case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) grows even more complicated on “Still Positive,” Episode 306 of Showtime’s “Homeland.” As a drawer full of pregnancy tests reveal, she’s...
  • 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.

    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...
  • Congress skeptical of new Pentagon spy agency

    WASHINGTON — Congress is giving only halfhearted support to a Pentagon effort to broaden military espionage operations beyond war zones. The Pentagon created the Defense Clandestine Service in April 2012 to recruit sources and steal secrets around...
  • 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,...