Cyber Spying Is Out, Cyber Lying Is In

From doctored drone videos to bogus stock prices, Washington’s top spies worry digital deception is the cyberwar of the future.


Did the Pentagon Cook the Books on Its Afghanistan Intel?

The military has been accused of fudging the numbers in the fight against the Islamic State. Congress wants to know if it did with the Taliban too.  


Paris Attacks Reopen Crypto Wars

From Apple to WhatsApp, tech companies are using sophisticated encryption technologies to thwart government spying. After Paris, top officials want to force firms to lower those walls.


Is Germany, Europe’s Rock, Starting to Crumble?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel saved the eurozone this summer. But a number of homegrown issues are straining her leadership.

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Controversial Cybersecurity Measure Moves Forward in Senate

CISA would give companies liability protection for sharing cybersecurity information with the government.

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Two Former U.S. Intelligence Officers Explain Why the Benghazi Hearings Are 'Head-Smacking Crazy'

The attack on the temporary U.S. mission and a nearby CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, during the early morning hours of Sept. 11, 2012, has fueled a political firestorm directed at then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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WikiLeaks Releases Snoozefest Documents from CIA Director’s Hacked Email

The documents were purloined by a self-described teenage stoner hacker.

The Cable

Fewer Leaving the U.S. to Join Terrorists, but Syrian Refugees Could Bring Terrorists Here

Top U.S. security officials say fewer are leaving the United States to join terrorist groups, but Obama's Syrian refugee resettlement program could bring terrorism to American shores.

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