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  • 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...
  • Death of British spy found in locked gym bag ruled 'accident'

    Death of British spy found in locked gym bag ruled 'accident'
    Scotland Yard on Wednesday reversed a coroner's finding of foul play in the 2010 death of British spy Gareth Williams, concluding that an accident was likely responsible for the death of the code-breaker whose naked, decomposing body was found stuffed...
  • NSA megalomania accomplishes little beyond alienating allies

    PARIS -- It is the nature of bureaucracies to expand and accumulate prerogatives. The National Security Agency, a dusty post-Second World War institution of routine habits and outdated technology, focused on the remnants of the Soviet Union and its East...
  • At spy exhibit, tradecraft trumps digital data dumps

    As WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden, the leaker of National Security Agency documents, continue to dominate the headlines, one can wonder how the business of exposing government secrets has become, well, rather mundane, a matter of vast digital data dumps....
  • 'Homeland' recap: CIA silences Carrie; Fara links bombing to Iran

    'Homeland' recap: CIA silences Carrie; Fara links bombing to Iran
    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."...
  • 'Homeland' recap: 'A Red Wheelbarrow'

    I have several friends who have given up on "Homeland." It’s true that Season 2 was clunky, overwrought, and loose with many details. We made fun of its many moments of melodramatic dialogue, terrible acting and difficult-to-believe plot twists....
  • Working Title Teams with 'Child 44′ Author Tom Rob Smith on BBC's 'London Spy'

    LONDON -- The BBC has commissioned the five-part miniseries "London Spy," which was created by "Child 44" author Tom Rob Smith, and is being produced by Working Title Television. Smith's "Child 44" trilogy, which was an international bestseller, is being...
  • U.S. seeks new bases for drones targeting Al Qaeda in Pakistan

    U.S. seeks new bases for drones targeting Al Qaeda in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is making contingency plans to use air bases in Central Asia to conduct drone missile attacks in northwest Pakistan in case the White House is forced to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan at the end of...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

    Stepping back into the spotlight just a few months after Tom Clancy's death, the author's famed CIA-analyst hero gets a spiffy new avatar but a fairly routine assignment in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." Crisp, efficient and appreciably modest in scale...