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  • CIA intelligence gap hinders counter-terrorism efforts in Syria, Iraq

    CIA intelligence gap hinders counter-terrorism efforts in Syria, Iraq
    In mid-September, as the U.S. military prepared to launch cruise missiles against Islamic State militants in Syria for the first time, CIA analysts lobbied to expand the target list to include eight possible locations for leaders of a band of battle-...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...
  • Eric Holder: Mixed legacy at best

    He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby Kennedy. Fox News derided him as the nation's all-time...
  • The West gets the blame, but it's China that Hong Kong and Taiwan fear

    The West gets the blame, but it's China that Hong Kong and Taiwan fear
    China frequently accuses the West, and the United States in particular, of stirring up trouble and fanning fears of China. From foreign-funded NGOs that spread ideas about human rights and constitutional government to Western journalistic exposes of the...
  • Reel Critics: Denzel back in 'Training' mode

    No one plays a human killing machine with more understated elegance than Denzel Washington. He stays cool, calm and collected no matter what mayhem unfolds. In "The Equalizer," he teams up again with "Training Day" director Antoine Fuqua. Together, they...
  • TV Picks: 'The Flash,' 'Homeland,' 'Transparent'

    TV Picks: 'The Flash,' 'Homeland,' 'Transparent'
    "The Flash" -- Let Fox go noir ("Gotham") and ABC get tense ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D") with their super-hero adjacent series; after experimenting with both tones in "Arrow," the CW just wants to spin off and have a little fun. Enter...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Uncovering conspiracy is 'game changer'

    'Homeland' recap: Uncovering conspiracy is 'game changer'
    A terrorist supposedly assassinated in an airstrike turns out to be alive – and likely plotting an attack on Americans – in Episode 404 (“Iron in the Fire”) of Showtime’s espionage thriller “Homeland.” A...
  • Review: 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' by Marlon James

    Review: 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' by Marlon James
    "A Brief History of Seven Killings," the third novel by Kingston-born author Marlon James, opens in Jamaica on Dec. 2, 1976. One of the first characters we meet is Alex Pierce, a journalist for Rolling Stone who's on assignment in the island country and...
  • Review: 'Homeland,' Season 4

    Review: 'Homeland,' Season 4
    Meet the new, improved "Homeland." After two disappointing seasons, the Showtime series' dramatic culmination of its original story has shifted the focus squarely onto Claire Danes' complex CIA operative, and simultaneously allowed the producers to shed...
  • Southern California Marines bolster Middle East crisis response unit

    Southern California Marines bolster Middle East crisis response unit
    Marines from bases at Camp Pendleton, Twentynine Palms and the Miramar air station are deploying to the Middle East to boost the military's "crisis response capability," the Marine Corps announced Tuesday. The 2,300-Marine force will be spread...