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  • Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service

     Peggy Gandy Windsor: Globe-trotting mom lived a life of service
    Peggy Windsor was known for her fascinating tales. And she had plenty of experiences from which to draw. There was her time with the Central Intelligence Agency, her international travels alongside a war-hero husband and her invaluable service to...
  • Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers

    Roundup: CIA writing manuals, Instagram TV and alien phone chargers
    I'm officially out this week (enjoying the sauna that is New York), but there's always time for a roundup. And it's got all kinds of weirdness, from a CIA writing manual to the attempt to save a brutalist building by Paul Rudolph to stories about...
  • Berlin vs. Washington: When friends spy on friends

    Commenting on the execution of a French nobleman by Napoleon, the French diplomat Talleyrand supposedly observed: "It was worse than a crime — it was a blunder." That consummate expression of realpolitik certainly applies to the alleged U.S....
  • Fred Hiatt: Needed — A new team of rivals for Obama

    Maybe it is time for a shake-up. President Obama's second-term staffing was always going to be a risk. He abandoned his first term's team of rivals for a closer-knit team of loyalists. The bet was that he was assured enough in the job to no longer need...
  • Germany recoils at spying by the United States

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 14: The deterioration in relations with Germany due to U.S. espionage in that country reached a new low when the Germans requested last week that the senior CIA official...
  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson wraps on "Fast and Furious 7"

     
    After being delayed for several months following the death of its star, it looks likes filming for 'Fast and Furious 7' might finally be wrapping up. Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson who also stars in the movie, tweeted Tuesday......
  • FloriDUH: Going shopping at midnight? Then don't brown bag it

    FloriDUH: Going shopping at midnight? Then don't brown bag it
    Perhaps if you worked for the CIA, DEA and FBI all at once you'd want to go undercover and put a brown bag over you head. A man, identified as Clayton Schwey, 38, who listed his employers as the  FBI, DEA and CIA on a police report tried to enter a Vero...
  • Beware the unimaginable

    The signs were all there. This is what jumps out at you in perusing postmortems of the two greatest surprise attacks in American history. In the days and weeks leading up to Dec. 7, 1941 and Sept. 11, 2001, there were numerous clues that seem neon in...
  • Senators should take Snowden's lead, shine light on NSA

    Former federal government contract worker Edward Snowden's disclosures of virtually limitless surveillance of American citizens by the National Security Agency corroborated the late Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis' wisdom that sunshine is said to...
  • Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame

    Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame
    When the pilot with the jet-black hair and movie-star smile asked if anyone would care to come up and see the cockpit, he wasn't surprised that a couple of his 25 passengers readily agreed. After all, this was the moment that Mira Slovak and his two co-...
  • Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'

     Robert Ames and the CIA's history of back-channel talks with 'the bad guys'
    When reports surfaced in Washington this month that the Obama administration has been holding secret back-channel talks with Hamas over the last six months, the denials came swiftly. "These assertions are completely untrue," proclaimed State Department...