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Espionage

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

wired.com | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home

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 | Home
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...

Q.R. Markham | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
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.

China and Cyber-Espionage

Jamie Metzl | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home
Jamie Metzl

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

Help the Hikers

Katrina Markel | Posted 09.27.2011 | San Francisco
Katrina Markel

A deadline is looming for Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. The UC Berkeley graduates are scheduled for a final hearing in an Iranian court on Sunday, July 31st, and their friends and families are asking for your help.

How Not to Be a Phone Hacking Victim

Larry Magid | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

You don't have to be rich or famous to be a phone hacking victim. Unethical journalism aside, it can also happen to someone involved in a messy divorce, a civil suit or as corporate espionage. Here's what you can do about it.

Bradley Manning, American Hero

Chase Madar | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Chase Madar

We still don't know if he did it or not, but if the 24-year-old Army private from Oklahoma actually supplied WikiLeaks with its choicest material, then he deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom instead of a jail cell at Fort Leavenworth.

Former Secretary Of State Kissinger: China, U.S. Need To Set Cyber Limits

Posted 08.14.2011 | Home

The United States and China will need to work out a high-level understanding to limit cyber attacks and spying, U.S. elder statesman Henry Kissinger s...

Iran Arrests 30 People It Says Spied For U.S.

Posted 07.21.2011 | Home

TEHRAN - Iran has arrested 30 people it said were spying for the United States, official media reported on Saturday. "The Intelligence Ministry's a...

Best Author Excuse For Turning A Manuscript In Late

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

After 2008's Ghost, the bestselling memoir of his early career as a State Department counterterrorism agent, Fred Burton turned his attention to an unsolved murder.

Sexy Spy To Get Own TV Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From Maxim cover girl to Playboy model to aspiring actress, Anna Chapman's wealth of "talents" seems to be endless. And now, the deported Russian spy ...

Notorious Spy Cases Around The World (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From new reports of a detained American found with "technology" hidden in her teeth in Iran to the ongoing fervor over deported Russian "bombshell" An...

Does the Mossad have Spy Vultures?

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Keith Thomson

Early this week, a vulture flew across the Israeli border into Saudi Arabia, where it was captured on suspicion of espionage.

Price for Jonathan Pollard's Release Should Be a Done Deal on Palestine

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

If Netanyahu were to commit to delivering definitively on an internationally-accepted two-state arrangement between Israel and Palestine, then I would support releasing Pollard to the Israelis.

Watch Russian 'Bombshell' Spy's Acting Turn

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

She's become a banking spokeswoman, opened space stations, posed in a saucy Maxim spread and appeared in Playboy. Now Anna Chapman, the most infamous ...

World Story Of The Year: Which Do You Choose?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Haiti's devastating earthquake kicked off what was to be a truly turbulent year in global news. But the last year of the first decade of the 21st cen...

Espionage Act: How the Government Can Engage in Serious Aggression Against the People of the United States

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Wolf

Activating the Espionage Act is an act of profound aggression against the American people because we are all Julian Assange. Under this act, anyone who publishes or discusses WikiLeaks material can be arrested.

Going Indie: From Screenwriter to Publisher

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hoyt Hilsman

For now I am enjoying the freedom -- and rewards -- of being my own publisher. And I am looking forward to the prospect of publishing the next book in my series of thrillers early next year.

How to Turn Off WikiLeaks

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

How do we turn WikiLeaks off? As one of my intelligence community sources says, we need to eliminate MICE. By that he means Money, Ideology, Compromise, Ego, the common denominators of all leaks. In other words, leaks will persist as long as human nature does. A counter to the above carrots may be a swift and public stick so that potential leakers think twice, or a hundred times about interfering with military operations.