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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.

Judge Allows American To Sue Donald Rumsfeld Over Torture Claims

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

NEDRA PICKLER / AP WASHINGTON -- A judge is allowing an Army veteran who says he was imprisoned unjustly and tortured by the U.S. military in Iraq ...

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.

Russian Agent Found Guilty Of Betraying Spy Ring

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

MOSCOW — The cover of the highly placed U.S. mole in the Russian intelligence service was blown. Col. Alexander Poteyev had betrayed his ring o...

Egypt Will Detain Alleged Israeli Spy Additional 15 Days

AP | By MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 08.25.2011 | World

CAIRO -- An Egyptian security official says authorities have renewed the detention of a U.S.-born Israeli who is being held in Egypt on espionage alle...

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

Posted 08.14.2011 | World

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 Kissing...

Case Unlikely To Deter Obama Administration's Vigorous Legal Attack On Leakers

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Criminal defendants of all stripes in national security cases, including Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North in the Iran-Contra affair and...

Obama Admin Rebuffed In War Against Whistleblowers

AP | DOUGLAS BIRCH | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE — Prosecutors asked a federal judge Friday to drop their Espionage Act case against National Security Agency whistleblower Thomas Drak...

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

Posted 07.21.2011 | World

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

Best Author Excuse For Turning A Manuscript In Late

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Books
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.