The groups wanted money. They enlisted a pit bull businessman to get it, and lived to regret it.
More than a dozen polio cases have already been recorded in the largely rebel-held province of Deir al-Zor.
U.S. customs agents seized Alfred Rosenberg's 400-page diary this year, ending a nearly 70-year hunt.
For years the family of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson knew of his involvement with the CIA.
Unlike most of their forebears, who collared bank robbers, kidnappers and Mafia dons,the agency’s young guns are steeped in the world of Hezbollah, Chinese hackers, and Russian spies.