CIA Haspel

Torture Not Likely to Return at the CIA

Former CIA officers say black sites and waterboarding are a thing of the past, despite the résumé of Gina Haspel, Donald Trump's new pick to run the agency.

Darkness at Nunes

A protege of Michael Flynn, Devin Nunes has long been criticized in Washington for his penchant for alternative facts.

Inside Trump's Paranoid Mind

Before he ran for president, Trump was judged “more or less normal,” at least by the standards of the eccentric rich. Not anymore.
Pompeo CIA

Trump’s Pressure Points

Former intelligence analysts say CIA director Mike Pompeo seems willing to bend to Trump on Russia and Iran.

Bait and Snitch

Just as in Watergate, a low-level aide has blown the Russia probe wide open.
Trump North Korea

Madman on the Potomac

Trump’s threat to nuke North Korea has experts poring over the fine print on presidential authority.

Michael Flynn’s Nuclear Option

How Trump’s former national security adviser got involved with a madcap plan to build scores of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world.