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Couples, CIA-style

Robert Baer, whose CIA exploits and exasperations in the Middle East were immortalized in the 2005 George Clooney thriller "Syriana", has a new role: conjugal co-author. “The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story,” Baer’s fifth book, is his...

By Jeff Stein  | March 4, 2011; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Entertainment, Foreign policy, Intelligence, Politics  | Tags:  Syriana; The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story; See No Evil  
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CIA gets spooky with new radio commercials

Let’s face it: If the CIA was hoping to recruit new cupcake cooks, the recruiting pitch would be all pastry and light But in its unique line of work, the CIA’s National Clandestine Service -- where the spies are --...

By Jeff Stein  | January 12, 2011; 6:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Entertainment, Financial/business, Intelligence  
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CIA's new top dog makes Christmas party debut

CIA Director Leon J. Panetta left the CIA’s holiday party Friday night with his latest new staffer: Bravo, his Irish Setter. "Bravo, an Irish Setter, is an important member of the Panetta family,” said an attendee who insisted on being...

By Jeff Stein  | December 5, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Entertainment, Intelligence, Media  | Tags:  Andrea Mitchell, Bill Burton, Charles E. Allen, James Meek, James Woolsey, John Brennan, Leon J. Panetta, Michael Hayden, Michael Sulick, Rep. Mike Rogers, Ronald Kessler; Catherine Herridge, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Stansfield Turner  
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Legendary CIA agent Bob Ames to get full biography, 30 years after bombing death

Bob Ames is finally getting a book of his own. Washington author Kai Bird, co-author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of atomic scientist Robert Oppenheimer, is turning his sights on Ames, the legendary CIA operative who died in the 1983...

By Jeff Stein  | November 23, 2010; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Entertainment, Intelligence  
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A subterfuge by a group of ex-spies?

All summer the Association of Former Intelligence Officers had advertised the big catch for its annual fall luncheon: Michael J. Morell, the new deputy director of the CIA. With so many major CIA issues in play -- Afghanistan and the...

By Jeff Stein  | September 24, 2010; 6:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Entertainment, Financial/business, Intelligence, Media  
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Woodward dismisses CIA guard's dispute of Casey deathbed visit

Washington Post editor Bob Woodward ON Monday dismissed the allegation of a former CIA security officer that his famous account of interviewing CIA Director William Casey on his hospital deathbed was “fabricated.”

By Jeff Stein  | September 21, 2010; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Entertainment, Intelligence  | Tags:  Simon & Schuster  
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