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  • Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory

    Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory
    In 1992, Jeremy Renner came to Los Angeles as an aspiring actor with three specific goals in mind. (1) He wanted to be in a movie. (2) He wanted to have a significant enough role that he wouldn't have to explain that he was, say, that guy wearing the...
  • CIA struggled to keep rationalizing brutal interrogations, report shows

    CIA struggled to keep rationalizing brutal interrogations, report shows
    When CIA interrogators waterboarded their first prisoner, Al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah, on Aug. 4, 2002, they justified the simulated drowning as a vital tool to extract secrets about future attacks against the United States. But after 20 days of...
  • CIA director, on defensive, admits flaws in interrogation program

    CIA director, on defensive, admits flaws in interrogation program
    In an unprecedented news conference from CIA headquarters, agency Director John Brennan admitted that some officers had engaged in “abhorrent” conduct in their interrogations of terrorism suspects, but he insisted that the secret program had...
  • 'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco

    'Homeland' recap: CIA-ordered airstrike turns into fiasco
    As “Homeland” begins its fourth season on Showtime, about six months have passed since Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) sadly drew a star on the memorial wall at CIA headquarters. That gesture honored her disgraced lover/comrade Nicholas Brody...
  • Rebel gains threaten U.S. campaign against Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen

    Rebel gains threaten U.S. campaign against Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen
    The Obama administration's muscular counter-terrorism campaign against a dangerous Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen is facing a new threat from the sudden military gains and growing political influence of a Shiite Muslim rebel group backed by Iran, according...
  • 'Homeland' and Carrie still fighting the good fight

     'Homeland' and Carrie still fighting the good fight
    "Mad Men" may have been first, "Scandal" the most surprising, but no other non-sci-fi show exemplifies the new age of OCD TV more than Showtime's "Homeland," which returns for its fourth season Sunday night. From its glorious first season through its...
  • Disorganized Proxy War Creates Syrian Chaos

    Disorganized Proxy War Creates Syrian Chaos
    The squabbling factions that make up the Syrian "moderate opposition" should get their act together. But so should the foreign nations — such as the United States, Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Jordan — that have been funding the chaotic...
  • Estrenos: 'Kill the Messenger' y 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    Estrenos: 'Kill the Messenger' y 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'
    Kill the Messenger ***1/2 En esta era moderna, donde documentos ultra secretos que comprometen la seguridad nacional se revelan a través de Internet, puede parecer un poco pasado de moda que los periodistas asuman el papel de investigadores privados...
  • John Kass: Political fictions no stranger than reality -- but at least they're less depressing

    In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" -- a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS -- our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn. As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia horse country,...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Ted Flicker dies at 84; writer, director co-created 'Barney Miller'

    Ted Flicker dies at 84; writer, director co-created 'Barney Miller'
    Ted Flicker, who co-created the hit TV series "Barney Miller" and directed the cult-favorite political film satire "The President's Analyst," died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 84. The cause was coronary artery disease, said his wife,...