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  • Reforming the NSA [Letter]

    Reforming the NSA [Letter]
    The implications of your editorial on proposed reforms to the National Security Agency are scurrilous and highly offensive ("Who will watch the watchers?" March 25). Since its inception in 1952, the NSA has possessed a highly moral, patriotic...
  • On TV, the spies have it

    On TV, the spies have it
    Spies, sex, drugs and a beaming Ronald Reagan. Those are the elements for one of the most arresting scenes you'll see this year on television. It will air Wednesday night on "The Americans," one of the most talked-about series this spring on cable TV....
  • The CIA's moral black hole [Editorial]

    The Senate Intelligence Committee voted today to declassify portions of its report on the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" to extract information from terrorist detainees, but portions of the work that have been leaked appear to confirm...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Tower of David'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Tower of David'
    Season 3 narrowed its focus to Brody and Carrie, both imprisoned by jailers who insist they are only helping. As the episode opens, we see Brody nearly dead somewhere in a South American forest. His head is shaved and he’s been shot. Yelling in...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Game On'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Game On'
    Plot twist! Did anyone see that coming? Episode four rewarded patient viewers with a major reveal that almost makes me want to go back and re-watch the first three episodes for clues. I had no idea. The episode opens on Carrie in the county hospital,...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Gerontion'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Gerontion'
    The best scenes of episode seven linger at the Bethesda crime scene, where Javadi killed his ex-wife and daughter-in-law before being taken into CIA custody. There, as Carrie and Quinn face off with local police investigating the horrifically violent...
  • Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers

    Ex-NSA chief Hayden, Onion writers among JHU speakers
    The razor-sharp satirists behind "The Onion" and a former director of the embattled National Security Agency are among this spring's speakers in the Johns Hopkins University's Foreign Affairs Symposium, a series of free public lectures. Students...
  • The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]

    The U.S. has no obligation to help Ukraine [Letter]
    Russia's incursion into Ukraine has created a mess, and hopefully America will stay out of it ("Containing Putin," March 3). Let NATO, the United Nations and the European Union work things out, though military action by any of them is unlikely. In fact,...
  • Why is the U.S. supporting Ukraine's 'fascist' coup? [Letter]

    Why is the U.S. supporting Ukraine's 'fascist' coup? [Letter]
    Letter writer Andrij Chornodolsky demands that the West confront Russia over the crisis in Crimea ("Stand up to Putin," March 4). But while long on eloquent phraseology, he's short on facts — the same facts that mainstream media coverage of the...
  • Ruppersberger's change of heart on the NSA [Editorial]

    Ruppersberger's change of heart on the NSA  [Editorial]
    When it comes to the nation's intelligence gathering and the National Security Agency in particular, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is no softie. The Maryland congressman, whose district includes Ft. Meade and the NSA, called NSA leaker Edward Snowden...
  • A tortuous debate [Editorial]

    A tortuous debate  [Editorial]
    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, has long been known as one of the U.S. intelligence community's staunchest defenders. So when an outraged Ms. Feinstein appeared on the Senate floor Tuesday to denounce the...