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  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Torture report provided rare public accountability for CIA

    In February 2009, the Senate intelligence committee gathered in a soundproof room to learn the stomach-churning details of the brutal interrogations the CIA conducted with its first important al-Qaida prisoners. Committee aides distributed a report based...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Taken 3' trailer: This time, Liam Neeson is on the run

    The hunter has become the hunted in the new trailer for "Taken 3," the next -- and supposedly final -- installment of the hit action franchise starring Liam Neeson as a butt-kicking family man with a "very particular set of skills." (Watch the trailer...
  • Plan to release report on CIA interrogation tactics prompts warnings

    Plan to release report on CIA interrogation tactics prompts warnings
    The most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations is set to be made public Tuesday and is expected to reignite a post-Sept. 11 public debate over the use of torture to combat terrorism. The Senate Intelligence Committee's...
  • Senate report says CIA torture methods yielded no useful intelligence

     Senate report says CIA torture methods yielded no useful intelligence
    The CIA's brutal interrogations of terrorism suspects from 2002 to 2008 led to false confessions and fabricated information, produced no useful intelligence about imminent terrorist attacks and were so badly run that the CIA lost track of captives,...