Secret Pompeo Mission to North Korea Shows Trump’s Trust in Spies Over Diplomats

Secret Pompeo Mission to North Korea Shows Trump’s Trust in Spies Over Diplomats

It additionally underscores Mr. Trump’s unorthodox strategy to one of many riskiest diplomatic gambits of his presidency. However trusted by the president, Mr. Pompeo is hardly a conventional emissary. He is just not but the nation’s chief diplomat however a lame duck because the nation’s spymaster. Few particulars about Mr. Pompeo’s journey, which officers stated […]

Skripal Attack Used ‘Very Small Amount’ of Liquid Poison, U.K. Says

Skripal Attack Used ‘Very Small Amount’ of Liquid Poison, U.Ok. Says

The contaminated websites hint the Skripals’ path via Salisbury on the day of the crime. The most contaminated is Mr. Skripal’s modest brick dwelling, the place there’s believed to be “object zero,” the floor used to show the victims. Once uncovered, the daddy and daughter proceeded to a pub and a restaurant in a quaint […]

Russia Trained ‘Special Units’ on Door Handle Poisonings, U.K. Says

Russia Trained ‘Special Units’ on Door Handle Poisonings, U.Okay. Says

Photo The home in Salisbury, England, the place Sergei V. Skripal lives. Agents say that the nerve agent with which he was poisoned was almost certainly utilized to the house’s door deal with. Credit Neil Hall/EPA, by way of Shutterstock LONDON — Russia has been researching the applying of chemical brokers to door handles as […]

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Sweden Accuses a Tibetan of Spying on Refugees for China

Many Tibetans have complained about repressive situations below China, which has dominated Tibet since 1950. Tibetans are barred from publicly worshiping the Dalai Lama and say that their language and tradition have been suppressed. After widespread protests by Tibetans in 2008, China imposed a safety clampdown. Mr. Ljungqvist instructed SVT that the suspect had been […]

Trump National Security Aide Ousted From White House Re-emerges at Justice Dept.

Trump National Security Aide Ousted From White House Re-emerges at Justice Dept.

Photo Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a former intelligence official, will advise the legal professional basic on counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Credit Al Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — A former American intelligence official who got here underneath intense scrutiny throughout a stint on the White House final 12 months is returning to authorities because the nationwide […]

In This True-Life Spy Story, It’s America vs. Russia, the Early Years

In This True-Life Spy Story, It’s America vs. Russia, the Early Years

Photo Robert Lamphere, proper, with the F.B.I. official Hugh Clegg. Credit Bettmann / Contributor IN THE ENEMY’S HOUSE The Secret Saga of the FBI Agent and the Code Breaker Who Caught the Russian SpiesBy Howard BlumIllustrated. 317 pp. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $29.99. In writing concerning the occasions and the again story surrounding the espionage case of […]

‘Unsatisfactory’: Britain and Russia Trade Charges in Poisoning Case

‘Unsatisfactory’: Britain and Russia Trade Charges in Poisoning Case

Photo Russia needs a gathering between its ambassador in London, Alexander Yakovenko, above, and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Credit Yui Mok/Press Association, by way of Associated Press LONDON — The Russian Embassy in London on Saturday sought a gathering with Britain’s overseas secretary, Boris Johnson, over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, saying […]

He Says He’s an Innocent Victim. Robert Mueller Says He’s a Spy.

He Says He’s an Innocent Victim. Robert Mueller Says He’s a Spy.

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents assisting the Special Counsel’s Office assess that Person A has ties to a Russian intelligence service and had such ties in 2016,” the submitting mentioned. As Person A, Mr. Kilimnik, a 47-year-old former Russian army interpreter, has appeared now in a number of courtroom filings by the particular […]

Turkish Secret Agents Seized 80 People in 18 Countries, Official Says

Turkish Secret Agents Seized 80 People in 18 Countries, Official Says

The Turkish officers mentioned all of these arrested had been linked to Fethullah Gulen, the reclusive Turkish Islamic cleric who lives in Pennsylvania. A former ally of Mr. Erdogan’s and now one of many president’s largest critics, Mr. Gulen has been accused by the Turkish authorities of orchestrating the coup try on July 15, 2016. […]

Review: In ‘Killing Eve,’ Female Spy Hunts Female Assassin

Review: In ‘Killing Eve,’ Female Spy Hunts Female Assassin

Photo In “Killing Eve,” Sandra Oh performs an inexperienced international intelligence operative at MI6 who’s up in opposition to a seemingly unstoppable murderer. Credit Nick Briggs/BBC America “Killing Eve” is a tv present that will get your hopes up. It was created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, whose “Fleabag” was one of many sharpest comedies of latest […]