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NY: Little sympathy for unrepentant...

Three of the suspects and an attorney in courtFour men with plans to bomb two NYC synagogues and shoot down U.S. military planes appeared in court yesterday after being arrested on Wednesday night. A federal prosecutor on the case said that the men – far from being repentant – were disappointed they’d missed out on the...

Informant helps FBI stop NY terrori...

James Cromitie (aka Abdul Rehman)Thanks to an invaluable informant and a carefully orchestrated FBI operation, the plans of four amateur NY-based terrorists have been thwarted. The undercover investigation lasted...

The Hip Face of the FBI

Twitter LogoFacebook and Twitter have been mainstream for quite some time, but it’s still surprising – and refreshing – to see the stuffy FBI embrace next generation...

FBI Failing at Freedom of Informati...

If you’re just an average person, doing a little investigating, trying to get a document you think a federal agency might have, how easy is it to get your hands on it? If it’s the FBI you’re asking – apparently not very!

Under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), federal agencies receive all sorts of …

NSA Joins Facebook for Spies

Baltimore Sun’s David Wood reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) has finally, several months after launch, decided to join a whopping 16 other US intelligence agencies in signing up for A-Space, the secure Facebook for intelligence analysts. You guessed it (or even if you didn’t), the ‘A’ stands for ‘analyst.’

You know that social …

Sexspionage: Talking about Wonder W...

Former spies and spy lovers alike will converge in Raleigh, North Carolina from March 25 to 27, 2009 for the sixth annual International Spy Conference. This year’s intriguing conference theme “Sexspionage: Famous Women Spies and the Ancient Art of Seduction” will explore the careers of some of the most successful female spies in the world.…

Convicted CIA Spy Continues Espiona...

Spies may be the stuff of movies and thrilling page turners, but they’re not just a throwback to the Cold War, forever to be reincarnated in pop culture. This is the real thing, folks.

Last month, Harold Nicholson – one of the highest-ranking CIA officials ever to be convicted of espionage – and his son Nathaniel …