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Espionage

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Spying For China

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McLEAN, Va. — A Michigan man pleaded guilty Friday to accepting $70,000 from Chinese spies as he attempted to secure jobs with the CIA and U.S. ...

Anna Chapman, 'Bombshell' Russian Spy, Becomes New Face Of Moscow Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian spy Anna Chapman has become the new celebrity face of a Moscow bank. FondServisBank, which works with Russian companies in t...

MI6 Agents Shockingly Similar To 007

Bloomberg | George Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The reputation of intelligence men for high living, burnished by Ian Fleming's James Bond, was often deserved. One of Cumming's earliest agents demand...

Ahmadinejad Was Freed Hiker's Captor, Not Saviour

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Omid Memarian

Iranian President Ahmadinejad has portrayed himself as Shourd's benefactor, but it was his intelligence service that held her for 14 months. He was responsible for her detention without trial.

Secrecy and Censorship: Book Burning in the Era of E-Books

Frederick Reuss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Frederick Reuss

It's an odd form of censorship being practiced by the Pentagon these days. That 10,000 copies of Anthony Schaffer's book are sitting in a warehouse in Virginia awaiting incineration seems almost quaint.

Anna Chapman's Former Lovers Reveal All To Details

details.com | JEFF GORDINIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With her stunning body and sultry charm, Russian spy Anna Chapman made easy prey of the men of America. To this day, they insist that what they had wi...

Spies and Contractors

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

Generally, when people characterize private security contractors (PSC) as being involved in secretive, covert operations it is a good sign that one is...

Anna Chapman Resurfaces In Sexy Photo Shoot (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One month after she was swapped as part of the biggest spy exchange between Russia and the U.S. for decades, "bombshell" Anna Chapman has re-emerged ...

Exclusive: French Director Carion Bids Farewell to Russian Spy

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

L'affaire Farewell tells the riveting true tale of a disenchanted KGB colonel who gives state secrets to a French businessman working in Russia.

PHOTOS: 'Bombshell' Russian Spy Anna Chapman's Mugshot

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As if to reclaim her tabloid crown from the freshly-minted alleged comely criminal Anna Fermanova, Anna Chapman -- dubbed the "Stalingrad Stunner" and...

UN Official To Ask U.S. To Stop CIA Drone Attacks, Limit Use To Military

The New York Times | CHARLIE SAVAGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- A senior United Nations official is expected to call on the United States next week to stop Central Intelligence Agency drone strikes ag...

Who Got the Best of the Spy Trade?

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

Say the Russian spies, who managed to embed themselves in the U.S., managed to find a valuable recruit the FBI missed? Might the Obama administration have acted precipitously in jetting the Russians to Vienna?

Spy vs. Spy

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

The Russians look foolish because they seemed to screw up at the penny-ante stuff. The CIA, meanwhile, has blown the high-stakes games.

In Spy Swap, Agents Were Pawns in a Practiced Game

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In the rapid-fire spy swap, the United States and Russia worked together as only old enemies could. Less than two weeks after the ...

Anna Chapman Is 'No Mata Hari,' Says Mother (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite an onslaught of media reports on her private life, Anna Chapman grew up an average young Russian woman, according to her mother. While Chapm...

Alleged Russian Spy Reportedly Sought Princes William And Harry, Enjoyed Kinky Sex

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New revelations about the private life of Anna Kushchenko Chapman, the 28-year-old New York real estate entrepreneur accused of being a deep-cover Rus...

Bradley Manning, Soldier Tied To WikiLeaks Iraq Attack Video, Charged In Federal Court

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — An American soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mish...

Spies...Like Us?

Ross Hyzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ross Hyzer

With the arrest of the 10 alleged Russian spies this week, Americans can stop worrying about depressing problems and just focus on the sexy dangers of international espionage.

11th Suspect In Russian Spy Case Arrested In Cyprus

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A day after 10 other men and women were nabbed as being part of a Russian spy ring operating on North American soil, the group's final suspect-at-larg...

Ex-Spy: There May Be 50 Undercover Russian Couples In US

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Some of the suspected spies arrested in the United States are Russian citizens, Russia's Foreign Ministry acknowledged Tuesday, but it ...

REVEALED: Details Of US-UK Cold War Intelligence Pact

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Details of the sweeping intelligence sharing pact struck between the United States and Britain at the dawn of the Cold War were made pu...

Taliban Reportedly Executes 7-Year-Old Afghan 'Spy'

CNN | Matiullah Mati | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Suspected Taliban militants have executed a 7-year-old boy, accusing him of spying for the government, officials in southern Afghanistan said Thursday...

Ryan Grim

Alan Grayson Confronts GOP For Spying On Democratic Gathering (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative media spent much of Friday attacking Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) for breaking up a GOP meeting Thursday evening in his Orlando district. R...

Shahram Amiri Defects To US: Missing Iranian Nuclear Scientist Helping CIA, Reports ABC News

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON — An Iranian nuclear scientist who had been reported missing since last summer has defected to the U.S. and is assisting the CIA...

CIA Sought Ahmad Hikmat Shakir, Alleged 'Gay Terrorist,' To Penetrate Al-Qaida

New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

... A new story about the run-up to 9/11 has emerged--a previously undisclosed, covert C.I.A. effort to recruit a spy to penetrate Al Qaeda a year and...