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  • How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy

    How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy
    Agility and digital savvy traditionally haven't been the strong suits of government agencies, so it's encouraging that CIA Director John O. Brennan wants a big investment in cyberespionage and a new Directorate of Digital Innovation as part of what he...
  • Why Iran distrusts the U.S.

    Why Iran distrusts the U.S.
    In 2013, George Washington University released newly declassified documents that confirmed the CIA was behind the 1953 overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. The covert operation was carried out to prevent the nationalization of the...
  • E-gate epidemics

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus plea-bargained to a misdemeanor count of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material after having given classified government information to his onetime mistress, Paula Broadwell. How was Petraeus'...
  • The Petraeus double standard

    The Petraeus double standard
    Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — perhaps the most revered military commander of his generation — has agreed to a plea deal for passing highly classified material to Paula Broadwell, his biographer and erstwhile mistress. General...
  • Review: 'Death in the Congo' by Emmanuel Gerard and Bruce Kuklick

    Review: 'Death in the Congo' by Emmanuel Gerard and Bruce Kuklick
    Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected leader of Congo. Born in 1925 and educated at mission schools, Lumumba deepened his mastery of French on his own and was proud of his facility with the language. Handsome, ambitious, brilliant,...
  • Quotations in the News

    "Let me be very clear, I have always conducted myself appropriately and in accordance with the law." — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, who is under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor....
  • CIA director announces sweeping reorganization of spy agency

    Director John Brennan has ordered a sweeping reorganization of the CIA, an overhaul designed to make its leaders more accountable and close espionage gaps amid widespread concerns about the spy agency's limited insights into a series of major global...
  • CIA to create a digital spy division

    CIA to create a digital spy division
    After more than a decade of hunting terrorists, stopping plots and scrambling from crisis to crisis, the CIA has concluded it has been outflanked and outwitted on a critical front: digital tradecraft. On Friday, the CIA acknowledged that it was time...
  • Former CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter James Risen

    Former CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter James Risen
    A federal jury Monday convicted former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling for revealing to reporter James Risen highly classified details of a U.S. operation designed to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program. Sterling, 47, of Missouri was convicted of six...
  • 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...
  • 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...