The Spycraft Revolution
Changes in technology, politics, and business are all transforming espionage. Intelligence agencies must adapt—or risk irrelevance.
The Spies Who Came In From the Continent
How Brexit could spell the end of Britain’s famed advantage in intelligence.
The Manufacturer’s Dilemma
To secure itself, the West needs to figure out where all its gadgets are coming from. Here’s why that’s so difficult.
Mueller’s Bombshells Are About Putin, Not Trump
The special counsel’s report reveals a disorganized government with unclear lines of authority—and not just in Washington.
China Is Spying On Israel to Steal U.S. Secrets
Benjamin Netanyahu ignored the intelligence operations of Beijing and Moscow for too long. Now, the Israeli government is finally paying attention, but it could be too late.
American Held in Moscow a Prisoner to Paperwork
Paul Whelan’s family can’t discuss his case with the U.S. Embassy until he returns a signed waiver.
McFaul: Whelan’s Arrest Is ‘Very Strange’
The former U.S. ambassador to Russia says the former Marine's detention doesn’t fit the pattern of previous ones.
Paul Whelan’s Brother: Family Knew Little About His Interest in Russia
They learned about the Marine’s bad conduct discharge from media.
Why Isn’t Trump Talking About the American Jailed in Russia?
A president who takes pride in freeing U.S. detainees abroad has been strangely silent about Paul Whelan.
U.S. Citizen Held in Moscow Not Likely a Spy
Arrest could be retaliation for U.S. conviction of Russian national in influence operation.
Germany Is Soft on Chinese Spying
Huawei has deep ties to the Chinese government. Berlin might let it build the country’s next generation of communications infrastructure anyway.
A New Cold Front in Russia’s Information War
As NATO’s footprint grows in Norway, Moscow may be using an espionage case to inflame the country’s internal divisions.
Russia’s Military Intelligence Agency Isn’t Stupid
Don’t let the reporting on the suspected Skripal attackers fool you: Moscow got what it wanted.
Botched CIA Communications System Helped Blow Cover of Chinese Agents
The number of informants executed in the debacle is higher than initially thought.
How Not to Pressure Putin
Britain needs strategic patience, not shrill denunciations, to keep Russia in check.
A Brief History of Attempted Russian Assassinations by Poison
Russian security services appear to be increasingly targeting dissidents and renegade spies for death by poison.