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A recent CIA report reveals a Chinese "think tank" is also an intelligence operation.
Obama administration intelligence, military, defense and diplomatic officials are engaged in a vigorous debate over policy toward Pakistan.
As the CIA's leading disguise specialists, husband and wife Tony and Jonna Mendez spent decades creating false identities for America's undercover agents. Since retiring from the agency in the early 1990s, however, the two have worked to unmask their longtime profession — putting a human face on America's spies while providing a rare public look into the opaque world of intelligence.
The author of a bill to extend the life of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said the White House wouldn't mind closing down the committee forever. It's only a few days from oblivion.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says in a new memoir that he did not sexually assault two women who have accused him of rape, and he claims he was warned the U.S government was trying to entrap him.
The Obama administration has been secretly working on a review of U.S. nuclear weapons in what officials say is part of the White House effort to make deeper cuts on strategic nuclear forces.
The "highly personal, often bitter animosity existing between senior White House officials and senior Asia players at State" is how one of Washington's nonpareil foreign-policy insider newsletters, Chris Nelson's eponymous Nelson Report, describes the forces at the bottom of the Obama administration's latest national security crisis: whether to sell 66 new F-16 fighters to Taiwan to replace unsafe Vietnam War-era F-5 jets.
The chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this week struck back at critics of a bill she introduced to make U.S. contributions to the United Nations voluntary.
President Obama has decided to sell a new arms package to Taiwan that will likely include weapons and equipment to upgrade the island's F-16 jets, according to administration and congressional officials.