Like everything else in the close U.S.-Egyptian security relationship, Washington’s training program for Cairo's police and intelligence agencies is giving the U.S. a steadily darkening black eye. A headline in Thursday’s London Telegraph shouted, “Egyptian 'torturers' trained by FBI.” The...
CIA veterans say a report that the agency is radically reorganizing its spy service is probably overblown, and if it’s not, it's an idea that should be shot down, as has happened in the past. U.S. News reported Tuesday that...
European law enforcement officials and other experts say the chances of George W. Bush being arrested on war crimes charges in Switzerland--or anyplace else on the continent--are almost nil. Headlines and assertions by human rights groups that the former president...
| February 8, 2011; 6:40 PM ET |
Categories: Foreign policy, Intelligence, Lawandcourts, Media, Military | Tags: George W. Bush; Armando Spataro; Dick Marty; Gavin Sullivan; John Dinges; Amnesty International
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There have to be some misty eyes at the CIA and the other spook redoubts around the city over news of Jane Harman’s resignation. The feisty California Democrat was such a good friend to the spy agency, no matter the...
The U.S.-Cuba spy wars have long seemed more Monty Python than John Le Carré. As if more proof were needed, Cuban prosecutors announced Friday that they would seek a 20-year jail term for an American contractor arrested more than a...
| February 7, 2011; 12:11 PM ET |
Categories: Intelligence, Justice/FBI, Lawandcourts | Tags: Alan Gross; Harry B. "Skip" Brandon; Saul Landau; Fidel Castro
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