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"The Pope's Assassin" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Luis M. Rocha: Ever since Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code" was published, fascination in plots within the Vatican has grown. Set nefarious action in the dark, incense-scented halls and throw in a well-kept secret, and it seems to be the recipe for a best-selling book.
As the United States debates its future participation in the Libyan conflict, Defense Department officials slammed the brakes Thursday on any major American role in aiding opposition groups and insisted that America should not be the one to arm the opposition force.
The CIA has sent small teams of operatives into Libya and helped rescue a crew member of a U.S. fighter jet that crashed, and the White House said Wednesday it was assessing "all types of assistance" for rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi's troops.
Italian security officers listened, via hidden microphones, as an instructor lectured a group of aspiring terrorists in Milan. Apparently brandishing a mobile phone, he said, "Do you see this? This was created by an enemy of God. You can't imagine how many operations this has made fail and how many arrests it has caused. You can use it to communicate. It's fast. But it causes you huge problems. They created it, and they know how to intercept it."
The U.S. government rested its much-watched perjury case against a former CIA agent from Cuba on Thursday — after an 11-week parade of 23 witnesses — and the defense immediately began presenting its version of key events.
The "Real World: D.C." mansion, which once housed inebriated young adults for the MTV reality show, will become home to the Laogai Museum, Curbed D.C. reports.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived in Russia on Monday to take a final, personal try at easing Moscow's worries over a missile defense shield in Europe and to expand a military relationship that has grown dramatically since his Cold War days at the helm of the CIA.
Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson is turning to fiction writing more than three years after publishing a memoir about her career.
A "blood money" deal to free a CIA contractor who killed two Pakistani men removes a major thorn in relations between the United States and Pakistan, but bruising from the incident and disagreements over Afghanistan mean the alliance will likely remain stormy.