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How a Young Army Officer Built America’s Empire of Paranoia From 85,000 Index Cards Manila, 1901. The city is a steamy mix of grand …

The Secret History of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco The first thing you need to understand about the building that, until very recently, …

Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud. With a two-sentence statement supporting the Iraqi Kurds’ plan to hold a referendum on independence …

James Mattis, a Warrior in Washington On January 22nd, two days after President Trump was inaugurated, he received a memo from his new Secretary …

Cybersecurity’s Debt to a Hollywood Hack The film — starring Matthew Broderick as a tech-whiz teenager who unwittingly hacks into the computer of the …

Former NSA Boss Michael Hayden on Hillary’s Emails, Hacking and Russia In the days after Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked and crashed four commercial jetliners …

At Booz Allen, a Vast U.S. Spy Operation, Run for Private Profit In the six weeks since federal agents raided a suburban Maryland home …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’ Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But …

The Strange Case of a Nazi Who Became an Israeli Hitman On September 11, 1962, a German scientist vanished. The basic facts were simple: …

My Lower East Side Neighbor Caught Adolf Eichmann For a long time, when I was growing up in the building I still live in …