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Britain's Most Gay-Friendly Employer Might Surprise You

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

LONDON (Reuters) - Just over 25 years since Britain's powerful domestic spy agency dropped a ban on hiring homosexuals, MI5 was hailed on Tuesday as t...

MI5 Chief Warns Al Qaeda In Syria Planning Mass Attacks On West

Reuters | Guy Faulconbridge | Posted 03.11.2015 | World

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda militants in Syria are plotting attacks to inflict mass casualties in the West, possibly against transport system...

Of the 17,891 Deaths from Terrorism Last Year, 19 Were American. Let Iraqis Fight ISIS.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The reality of the war against terrorism is that since 2001, the U.S. has weakened groups like Al-Qaeda, but "hasn't wiped any out" according to a recent Washington Post article.

Book Review: Agent Storm, My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.11.2014 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.

Homeland Is Back With a New Index of Our Post-9/11 Unease and Dysfunction

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

All of a sudden, in a rush -- though not so spectacular a Rush as the outstanding racing drama which went wide across the U.S. over the weekend -- Homeland is on a dramatically new course. Not just different, not a return to Season 1, as most of the characters are in very different places, but new.

The Globalization of Covert Action

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.09.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

There is no reason to believe that the propensity of states to utilize covert action will decrease with time; rather, it is sure to increase, particularly given the number and complexity of regional conflicts and the rise of non-state actors.

Blood and Gifts: A Conversation With Playwright J.T. Rogers

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

Blood and Gifts, a play by J.T. Rogers, creates a full overview of the issues and choices that were the precursors to our current situation.

First Nighter: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Alec Guinness Spectacular on DVD

David Finkle | Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The beauty of John le Carré's continuing canon is that his scrutiny of spies' lives is always a metaphor for humanity's broader existential predicaments.

A Case of Russian Sexpionage in Britain or Simply a Case of a Young Woman Preferring Older High Ranking Officials?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.01.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Ekaterina "Katia" Zatuliveter insists that she is not a Russian spy operating in the UK. MI5, the British internal intelligence service insists that she was working for Russian intelligence and wants her deported from the UK.

Winston Churchill Assassination Attempt By Zionist Revealed

Posted 06.04.2011 | World

A member of a Jewish underground militant group that sought to end the British Mandate in Palestine and establish the State of Israel hatched a plan t...

Spy Novelist John le Carré: Writing A Book Is 'Like Having A Baby'

Telegraph | Olga Craig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Cornwell, now 79, allows himself a modest smile. He is, actually, an extremely modest man. With his latest book, his 22nd, Our Kind of Traitor, about ...

Glamorous Ballerina Was Nazi Party's Secret Weapon, UK Files Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) -- She was thought to be one of Germany's prized secret agents, described as beautiful and languid and capable of infiltrating an enemy ca...

MI5 Pensions Off Spies Who Can't Use Facebook, Twitter

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

For James Bond, high-tech once meant scrambling his telephone to stop the enemy listening in. But today's real-life spies are expected to be much m...

Jon Stewart Author Interview: Eamon Javers On Corporate Espionage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Politico reporter Eamon Javers was on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about corporate espionage and his new book, "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy." I...

Al-Qaeda Came Within Days Of Attack On UK, Court Hears

Telegraph | Duncan Gardham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The men, who were arrested in Manchester and Liverpool in April last year, were said to be in direct contact with al-Qaeda in Pakistan, using coded em...

MI5 Is Devious, Dishonest And Complicit In Torture, Says British Judge Lord Neuberger

The Guardian | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Top judge: Binyam Mohamed case shows MI5 to be devious, dishonest and complicit in torture...

Surgically Implanted Bombs: The Next Terror Threat? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British military intelligence agency MI5 has uncovered evidence that terrorist groups have begun planning attacks with bombs surgically implanted insi...

Coming to the US, the World's First Official History of an Intelligence Service; MI5

Rani Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rani Singh

It is the first time that any intelligence service, anywhere in the world, has allowed an historian to read through its files and record his or her findings.

Mussolini And MI5: Documents Reveal Italy's Fascist Dictator Was Once British Agent

The Guardian | Tom Kington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archived documents have revealed that Mussolini got his start in politics in 1917 with the help of a £100 weekly wage from MI5. For the British in...

British Spy Agency Blackmails Muslims: Independent

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five Muslim community workers have accused MI5 of waging a campaign of blackmail and harassment in an attempt to recruit them as informants....

24 and the Tortuous Politics of Torture

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

For Dick Cheney, if there's a 1% chance of a terror plot existing, it should be treated as a certainty. It's one thing when that sort of manipulation is used to entertain, and quite another when it's used to govern.

British Spy Agency MI5 Linked To 'Nazi-Style' Orgy Involving Formula One Racing President

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last month the world of Formula One racing was rocked when Max Mosley, the organization's president, was captured on videotape participating in a 'Naz...