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Espionage

The Visible Government

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Americans now possess (or more accurately are possessed by) a vast "intelligence" bureaucracy deeply in the shadows, whose activities are a mass of known unknowns and unknown unknowns to those of us on the outside. It is beyond enormous.

Tiki Oasis 12: Exotica, Espionage,GoGo Girls and Art Reflect Current Events

Lisa Derrick | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel
Lisa Derrick

It's a weekend of espionage and excess as Tiki Oasis 12 invades San Diego with 3,000 unconventional conventioneers hitting the town.

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

Leaks and the Public Right to Know

Morton H. Halperin | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Morton H. Halperin

Congress is, in fact, much more likely to enact a statute which does make it a crime, at least for government officials, to disclose any classified information to the press. It must be urged to move slowly and deliberately.

'Mission to Paris' Proves Alan Furst Is the Master of Espionage Fiction

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

If you have a deadline looming or even a busy week, the absolute last thing you want to do is crack open Mission to Paris and think you're going to read just a chapter, because you're not.

Hackers: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Pay 'Em Like Bankers

Adam Levin | Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology
Adam Levin

So what's it worth to you to prevent world-wide economic collapse, or even a major interruption of essential services, like power or water? These are not hypothetical questions.

The Dreamer Who Saved D-Day

Stephan Talty | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books
Stephan Talty

On a day when we honor the sacrifice of thousands of American soldiers, it's fitting to remember the dreamer who helped save thousands more, and altered the course of the war.

Interview With Elizabeth Wein, Author of Code Name Verity

Monica Edinger | Posted 07.22.2012 | Books
Monica Edinger

Set in the landscape of World War II Britain and featuring women pilots and spies, the intricate plot of Code Name Verity involves espionage, Nazis, the Resistance, and occupied France.

The Life And Death Of The First Slain Female CIA Agent

The Washington Post | Edward Cody May 6, 2012 | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

The CIA director revealed only a few details about the 21-year-old woman, a secretary among spies. In the agency’s annual memorial service for emplo...

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor: Iran Thinks It Has a Direct Line to God

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.09.2013 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Dan Meridor is the Israeli government's leading moderate -- with the touch of a true intellectual. And Meridor now has an serious emergency at his hands: Iran's nuclear weapons, which Israel has vowed to stop -- with a war, if necessary.

Are U.S. Colleges Infected By Foreign Spies?

Posted 04.10.2012 | College

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon contacted the Central Intelligence Agency in late 2009 with an urgent question. The school’...

Mata Hari And 14 Other Dumb Spies

TruTV.com | Posted 05.05.2012 | Weird News

Spies are the ultimate conspiracy characters. They make their careers by stealing information and hiding the truth. The hallmark of a superb spy is an...

How U.S.' Top Killers Became Its Top (Unaccountable) Spies

wired.com | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

This is what people think of when they imagine the Joint Special Operations Command, or JSOC, the secretive, uber-elite military unit that killed Osam...

Cold War Spy Gear Put On Display In Ohio

Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Tariq Malik, SPACE.com First Published 01/30/2012 07:41 AM EST A trio of once-secret U.S. spy satellites built to look down o...

John Rudolf

Arrest of Ex-CIA Official For Torture Leaks Called Unjust

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Human rights and open government advocates on Tuesday harshly criticized the Obama administration over the criminal charges brought against an ex-CIA ...

Land of the Free? Citizens to Subjects

Michael Brenner | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

America's reign as the world's bastion of political liberties is over. We no longer conduct ourselves as a people and a polity dedicated to the legally protected rights ensconced in our Constitution.

The Middle East's Latest Police State

Patrick Galey | Posted 01.25.2012 | World
Patrick Galey

Western and Arab diplomats will cheerfully tell you (off the record) that a number of international missions monitor conversations across the country, as do domestic organizations. It's a poorly kept secret that it's hard to keep a secret in Lebanon.

Soldier Arrested On Suspicion Of Espionage

Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

A 22-year-old soldier has been arrested on suspicion of espionage. The Army Times reported that William C. Millay, a military policeman from Kentu...

Judge Orders Accused Syrian Spy From Va. Held In Jail

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man accused of acting as a Syrian spy is a flight risk and should remain in jail while he awaits trial, a federal j...

Q.R. Markham | Posted 12.25.2011 | Books
Q.R. Markham

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post because it was determined, after its original publication, that large segments had ...

BBC's The Hour: Stylish and Smart

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

From the cool blue checkerboard opening credit design and jazzy theme right on through to the final moments of last week's finale, this thriller became more and more addictive as the weeks went on.

Rick Perry, the Man from Huawei

Ian Fletcher | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

Rick Perry cannot be held responsible for everything the Chinese firm Huawei does, or might do, all over the world. But equally, his intimate involvement with them doesn't exactly show good judgment for someone who aspires to be commander in chief of America's national security.

US Fights Imprisoned Spy's Plan To Return To Cuba

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 11.12.2011 | Crime

MIAMI — A former Cuban intelligence officer convicted of spying in the U.S. wants to return immediately to Cuba upon his release from prison nex...

Ex-Tech Worker Pleads Guilty To Espionage

AP | By RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

BOSTON -- A former employee of a Massachusetts company that helps websites deliver content to users pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of foreign econ...

China and Cyber-Espionage

Jamie Metzl | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Jamie Metzl

China is one of the world's worst state perpetrators of cyber-espionage and malicious computer hacking.