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  • At CIA, illegal killing is fine, being a bad boss isn't [Letter]

    At CIA, illegal killing is fine, being a bad boss isn't [Letter]
    Thanks for publishing the report that CIA officer Jonathan Bank was suspended because of his "management style" in the Iran operations division ("CIA official punished after probe finds he created hostile workplace," March 17). More interesting, Mr....
  • Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]

    Deja vu intelligence policy [Commentary]
    Fifty years ago, Harry Truman wrote an article in the Washington Post expressing his disappointment over what the Central Intelligence Agency had become. He had established the CIA in 1947 to provide his office with objective information. But it had...
  • Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer

    Kenneth D. Claborn, engineer
    Kenneth Dale Claborn, a retired Bendix Radio Corp. senior project engineer who worked throughout the Cold War, died Dec. 24 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in The Villages, Fla. He was 89 and had lived in Perryville and Parkton. Born...
  • Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]

    Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]
    The deadly 2012 attack by militants on U.S. government posts in Benghazi, Libya, was preventable according to a recently released report by the Senate Intelligence Committee, and it was the fault of the U.S. State Department for inadequate security...
  • Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'

    Ex-CIA lawyer John Rizzo defends 'enhanced interrogation techniques'
    When the CIA's chief lawyer, John Rizzo, first came across the term "enhanced interrogation technique" shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, he was struck by the phrase's deceptive blandness. The words sounded mild, possibly even salutary. But...
  • Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data

    Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data
    In a 20,000-square-foot warehouse, where visitors are required to trade in a driver's license for a visitor's badge, some of the nation's secrets are torn apart, reduced to sand or demagnetized until they are forever silent. "We make things go away,"...
  • Our insufferable ally in Kabul [Editorial]

    Our insufferable ally in Kabul  [Editorial]
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai's rebuke of U.S. and NATO forces as the principal cause of civilian casualties in his country understandably outraged American officials, with some in Congress threatening to retaliate by making even deeper cuts in military...
  • 'Homeland' recap: 'A Red Wheelbarrow'

    'Homeland' recap: 'A Red Wheelbarrow'
    I have several friends who have given up on "Homeland." It’s true that Season 2 was clunky, overwrought, and loose with many details. We made fun of its many moments of melodramatic dialogue, terrible acting and difficult-to-believe plot twists....
  • Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor

    Robert R. Bowie, lawyer, professor
    Robert R. Bowie, a lawyer who established what is now the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, died Nov. 2 of respiratory failure at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. He was 104. The son of Clarence Keating Bowie,...
  • Curbing the NSA [Editorial]

    Curbing the NSA  [Editorial]
    The presidential advisory committee looking into the National Security Agency's spying on millions of private email and phone messages is urging the Obama administration to adopt broad new measures to protect Americans' privacy rights and bring greater...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Still Positive'

    'Homeland' recap, 'Still Positive'
    Still no word from Brody, but Episode 6 provided answers to the central mystery that has been bothering me since the beginning of the current season: Why should we care about Javadi? The episode picks up precisely where we left off, and the opening...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'The Star'

    'Homeland' recap, 'The Star'
    After tonight’s finale, it’s hard to imagine what another season of "Homeland" would look like. Season three’s finale wraps it all up and writes the fates for all our key characters. Let’s start at the beginning. Brody is...