Ben Bonk, a top CIA official who played a key role in Moammar Gaddafi’s renunciation of weapons of mass destruction, died quietly at his home in McLean on Feb. 26. He was 56 and had skin cancer, a friend said....
| March 7, 2011; 5:45 PM ET |
Categories: Foreign policy, Intelligence, Military | Tags: Musa Kusa; Leon Panetta; John McLaughlin; Cofer Black; Ken Robinson
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Saying he found the arguments of other top former U.S. national security officials “compelling,” former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Monday called for President Obama to commute the remainder of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard’s life sentence. "At first I...
Egyptian protesters breached a secret police compound in eastern Cairo on Saturday and carted boxes of files, according to rights activists and Egyptian media reports. “Protesters entered the State Security Investigations (SSI) compound in Nasr City, a place they call...
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...
| March 4, 2011; 4:21 PM ET |
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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With the future of Libya still in the balance, some CIA operations veterans think it’s well past time the spy agency went past just trying to keep tabs on what’s going on and arm the rebels. “This guy, Gaddafi, has...
A newly found 2003 memo by former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld appears to directly contradict claims that Guantanamo held only the “worst of the worst” suspected terrorists. “We need to stop populating Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) with low-level enemy combatants,” Rumsfeld...