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This Week's Edition
Spy Report Spinning Has a Long History
From Vietnam to ISIS, a disturbing trail.
Air France Plane Escorted to New York's JFK Airport After Threat
U.S. fighter jets escorted the plane to JFK on Monday after an anonymous caller made a bomb threat involving commercial aviation.
CIA Involvement in Domestic Cell Spying Doesn't Surprise ACLU
The CIA provides the technology for a plane-assisted fake cell tower surveillance program.
Western Intelligence Services Overwhelmed by Jihadist Propaganda
London schoolgirls' flight to Syria shows the failure of anti-piracy-style 'cat and mouse' monitoring of social media.
They’re Listening! U.S., U.K. Intelligence Agencies Hack SIM Card Manufacturer
Together, the NSA and GCHQ harvested encryption keys to access global mobile communications.
Head of GCHQ Says U.S. Tech Companies Are Shielding Terrorist Activity
Joins FBI directory in demanding greater access to personal data
The Spy Who Came In From the Desert
It won’t be easy for the CIA to flip an ISIS militant
Building a Better Mole Trap
Maybe the best way to catch a spy is with carrots
The Mission to Save Foley Ended Like Most: In Failure
A decline in basic military intelligence gathering has made a hard job even harder
Operation Audit: The CIA Has an Embarrassing Problem with Its Tax Returns
Michigan’s treasury department has slapped liens totaling over $20,000 on the CIA for not paying withholding taxes on employees.
Did Cuban Agents Plant Story Smearing a Democrat?
Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to investigate an elaborate plot by Cuban intelligence agents to discredit him
CIA Spies in Iraq Are a Casualty of the Sunni Insurgency
With the defection of key Sunni allies in the ISIL offensive, sources have dried up and the agency is struggling for intelligence
Feinstein on Israeli Spying: Trust but Verify
The Senate Intelligence Committee chair said she accepted "at face value" an Israeli's official's assurances that the country was not spying on the U.S., but planned to continue investigating.