| Mar 12, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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'...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:51 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 2:49 AM
In 2013, the Air Force and the Pennsylvania National Guard announced the formation of a drone command center in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. The announcement stated that the facilities would be operational by 2015.
In response, peace activists...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:55 AM
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,...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:40 PM
PHILADELPHIA —John Lahm was a 25-year-old electrician helping to build a waterfront power plant in Chester when he saw the ship cruising north on the Delaware River.
All around him, work stopped. Hundreds of men stood and stared at the strange-...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 1:45 PM
To mark the Iranian new year, President Barack Obama on Friday paid respects to Robert Levinson of Coral Springs, a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran eight years ago while reportedly working as a spy for the CIA.
The president recalled Levinson...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
After Islamic State's beheading of journalist James Foley, President Barack Obama's administration is making little headway in efforts to secure the release of three other Americans held by the insurgent group in Syria, officials said.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:56 PM
As Islamic State fighters from Syria blitzed across northern Iraq this summer, they swept thousands of fresh recruits from Iraqi Sunni tribal militias, prisons and insurgent groups into their ranks, nearly tripling the size of their armed force and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
At least four hostages held in Syria by Islamic State militants, including U.S. journalist James Foley, were waterboarded during their captivity, The Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the treatment of Western hostages....