Computers in Iran have been hardest hit by a dangerous computer worm that tries to steal information from industrial control systems. 60% of all systems infected by the worm are located in Iran. Indonesia and India have also been hard-hit by the mali
Alex discusses the removal of his video, The Obama Deception, from Google’s YouTube. On Thursday, Alex challenged activists to drive the popular documentary up in search engine ranking. Google trends rankings revealed a few hours later that it was th
Useful insights often must be seen through a glass darkly. But some can be pulled through the smoke and mirrors shrouding the wanderings of Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri, who is now back home in Iran after 14 months in the U.S. as guest of the CIA.
As reported in SPIES FOR HIRE, 70 percent of our intelligence budget goes to these companies. Officially nearly 40,000 private contractors are working for intelligence agencies, bringing the total number of IC employees to more than 135,000.
Washington's intelligence establishment appears to be in panic mode over an upcoming Washington Post series about runaway growth in defense and intelligence spending. A State Department email has accused the Post of planning to make public "top secre
Grenades made in the US and sent to Central America resurface as terrifying new weapons in weekly attacks by Mexican drug cartels. Sent to battle communist revolutionaries in the jungles of Central America, US grenades are being diverted
The US will face "fallout" from a deadly rebel bomb attack in southeast Iran. Washington backs Jundollah, the group that claimed responsibility for Thursday's blasts that killed 28 people and wounded 306, including members of the Guards.
Kidnapped Iranian scientist exposes US government as a criminal enterprise
A former Bush Justice Department official who approved brutal interrogation methods by the C.I.A. has told Congress that he never authorized several other rough tactics reportedly inflicted on terrorism suspects — including prolonged shackling to a c
The Iranian scientist who American officials say defected to the United States, only to return to Tehran on Thursday, had been an informant for the Central Intelligence Agency inside Iran for several years, providing information about the country’s n
Tonight I was told by a fellow journalist and patriot that if you spell the word Illuminati backwards and add a dot com to it, you will end up on the homepage of the NSA website.
The Iranian nuclear scientist who claimed to have been abducted by the CIA before departing for his homeland Wednesday was paid more than $5 million by the agency to provide intelligence on Iran's nuclear program, U.S. officials said.
Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist, is on his way home from the US after surfacing in Washington more than a year after Tehran claimed he was abducted by US spies.
Shahram Amiri, the long-missing Iranian nuclear scientist who may or may not have defected to the U.S., is headed back to Tehran. But, as a State Department spokesman once joked, he’ll forever live on YouTube. And apparently the CIA helped make sur
Shahram Amiri said that he was abducted by American and Saudi agents while on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia last year, drugged, whisked to the United States, where the CIA sought to force and bribe him into exposing Iranian secrets.
An Iranian nuclear scientist who'd been missing for more than a year amid Iranian claims that the CIA had abducted him turned up at the Pakistani embassy in Washington after providing what a U.S. official said was "useful information"
A missing Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran says was kidnapped by the CIA, has turned up at the Iranian interests section of Pakistan's embassy in Washington D.C. and wants to return home immediately.
Three of the four whom Russia traded for them were professionals -- once successful career officers in the Russian intelligence service. One had been convicted of being a double agent for the United States, and another pleaded guilty to giving KGB
A judge in New York has ordered 10 defendants who admitted acting as Russian spies deported from the United States in a swap that results in four spies being released by Russia.
Special riot police beefed up security around Moscow's Lefortovo prison Thursday and a gaggle of TV cameras and photographers jostled for the best position as the world braced for what could be largest spy swap since the Cold War.
I was pretty sure it was because we didn't trust each other
The 76-year-old general denied taking payments from Colombian drug lords in the 1980s and told a Paris courtroom that cash deposits transferred to French banks came from his legitimate businesses and the CIA.
Iran's state television aired what it said was footage of a missing nuclear scientist on Tuesday, the third video to emerge in weeks giving conflicting accounts of the fate of a man Tehran says was kidnapped by the CIA.
Under the breezy cover note “Dan, a generic description of the process,” this “Background Paper on CIA's Use of Interrogation Techniques” is one of the most chilling torture documents excavated to date. After the Abu Ghraib photographs surfaced an
Detail by painful detail, the CIA is coming to grips with one of the most devastating episodes in its history, a botched cloak-and-dagger flight into China that stole 2 decades of freedom from a pair of fresh-faced American operatives and cost the li
Pakistan's main spy agency continues to arm and train the Taliban and is even represented on the group's leadership council despite U.S. pressure to sever ties and billions in aid to combat the militants. Pakistani cooperation is seen as key to defea
More than a year after the CIA's inspector general stepped down, frustrated members of Congress are urging the White House to fill the internal watchdog position that was central in uncovering abuses inside the spy agency.
After being rejected by a number of large publishers, John Perkins sold his memoirs to a smallish press called Berrett Koehler in 2004. Confessions of a Economic Hitman - equal parts political expose and James Bond novel - recounts his role in
National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair is resigning under pressure from the White House, ending a tumultuous 16-month tenure marked by intelligence failures and spy agency turf wars. Blair, a retired Navy admiral, is the third director of nat
Top military officials have continued to rely on a secret network of private spies who have produced hundreds of reports from deep inside Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to American officials and businessmen, despite concerns among some in the mi