The US wanted to 'manage' Iran in the Cold War.
The Department of Defence and the CIA have big seats in the editing suite.
David Petraeus argued there's more continuity than change in Donald Trump's foreign policy.
A professor who once held top secret clearance explains how levels of classification work and where handling sensitive information gets tricky.
Whispering secrets is a sign of a lack of trust.
The latest WikiLeaks revelation shows how far the CIA can take its cyber attacks.
The latest release from WikiLeaks, of information about CIA hacking efforts, is yet another reminder of how Americans and our government must better protect our secret information.
WikiLeaks' latest release details what it claims is the CIA's hacking activities, including compromising phones, TVs, cars and becoming an NSA with less accountability.
History is littered with the debris of the all too often abusive relationship between the intelligence community and those in power.
The president, the press and the public have misguided ideas about how intelligence is produced and analyzed. A Georgetown professor sets us straight.
The Global Trends report provides a useful starting point to reflect on what's in store for Africa over the next five years. And how the continent should think about responding to its challenges.
Donald Trump says he supports torture. Can political leaders change his mind?
The president-elect's dismissal of the CIA's findings indicates a worrying attitude to intelligence.
In 1981, many criticized Ronald Reagan's nominee to head human rights initiatives in the State Department. Here is how activists mobilized to ensure the nomination was rejected.
Do these tumultuous times also mean the end of Bond as we know it?
Attempts to outlaw the practice have proven difficult, thanks to a tendency on the part of leaders to skirt around the rules.
For art to imitate life is understandable, but politics inspired by films can be a recipe for disaster.
The trial of Chad's former dictator could provide a template for prosecutions of other African despots. Its success could be seen as a victory for African justice over international approaches.
The US has been mounting semi-secret drone strikes in Yemen for years – and it seems the UK has been deeply involved.
The battle for public opinion over whether Edward Snowden was right might just be won out, not in the press or the US Congress, but in fiction.