Secret mole-hunting unit fingered top CIA official as a Kremlin spy, new book alleges.
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CIA veterans said partisan political talk exploded after Trump appointed Mike Pompeo as its director.
An internal U.S. intelligence messaging system was overrun with ugly hate speech during the Trump administration, the veteran contractor said.
Foreign intelligence agencies around the world are itching to recruit U.S. police officers to do their bidding in America—and they’ve had success doing so in the past.
Are the ex-president’s acolytes cultivating European autocrats and extremists for Trump’s White House return as head of a transatlantic Axis of Evil?
Experts say that even a small number of MANPADS—man-portable air defense systems—could prove catastrophic.
Congress needs to go beyond the crimes of Jan. 6 to the larger question of what the FBI has been doing—and not—to combat violent domestic extremists.
The U.S. Patent Office and the Navy greenlit a wild scheme for a physics-denying craft. Was it a psy-war op?
A government official told SpyTalk that claims Dong Jingwei, vice minister of China’s principle espionage and internal security agency, fled to the U.S. are simply false.
Beijing’s sketchy report of Dong Jingwei’s appearance at a spy-catcher seminar fuels suspicion that the top counterintelligence official has fled to U.S.