One report claimed ‘neither side seems bent on starting hostilities’
But the Obama Administration bets $100 billion that Iran is innocent
The state of jihad and counter-jihad, in the middle of a long war
Top Treasury official devised U.S. sanctions against Iran and Russia
Legal and rabbinic scholars have long debated the controversial issue
‘The Zhivago Affair’ is a detailed reconstruction of one of the most fascinating of the Cold War’s cultural skirmishes
Plus the State Department postpones honor for Egyptian anti-Semite
Plus drones come front and center
After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel
The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
High-level leaks about the Flame virus tell us more about politics than policy
Can the women’s antiwar group, active in the anti-Israel BDS effort, turn people against drone warfare?
Russia’s propaganda machine is stronger than ever thanks to cable network RT. Its Syria coverage offers the proof.
The Israeli leadership is at war with itself over Iran: In one corner, Bibi Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. In the other, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan.
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Infiltrated by up to a dozen CIA spies, Hezbollah, the official party of God, is taking hits to its prestige—and revealing its weakness
It seems likely that Egypt bargained Israeli-American away as well
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
The recent arrest of Pakistani nationals in the aftermath of Bin Laden’s death reveals that the operation was the result of internal Middle East politics—and no coup for U.S. spycraft
The Arab Spring has cast new light on resistance in the Middle East. A rare 2007 encounter with the leader of Iran’s Jundullah reveals the murky place held by the region’s so-called freedom fighters.
Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951. Sixty years later, the case still crackles with controversy. Why is it so hard to put to rest?
New report also reveals Nazi-grand mufti deal
American Jews haven’t stood up for Jonathan Pollard. That might finally be changing.
Newly revealed document shows CIA awareness
Israel may or may not have been behind the Stuxnet ‘worm’ attack on Iran—and it doesn’t matter whether it was
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Spy games, evading the next Holocaust, and more
Spy vs. spy intrigue between the CIA and Israel, centered around the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv
George Friedman built a private, subscription-based CIA. But is his intel any good?