Mary Louise Kelly

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#NPRpoetry, Part Deux: Listeners Bare Their Souls In Stanzas

Sunday, April 03, 2016

April is National Poetry Month. And the audience is sending All Things Considered original poems in 140 characters or less on Twitter. Here's an update from the curators who have been reading along.


NSA: Fallout From Snowden Leaks Isn't Over, But Info Is Getting Old

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The National Security Agency's deputy director tells NPR he expects "other shoes to drop" from ex-contractor Edward Snowden's revelations. But "things have changed a lot" since the leaks, he says.


Former Vladimir Putin Ally Died From 'Blunt Force Trauma,' Police Say

Friday, March 11, 2016

Police say a one-time ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, found dead in a Washington, D.C., hotel last fall, was killed by "blunt force trauma." Who was Mikhail Lesin, founder of the pro-Kremlin RT network, and what could his death mean in the context of today's muscular conduct by Moscow around the world?


Spy Vs. Spies: Why Deciphering Putin Is So Hard For U.S. Intelligence

Thursday, March 10, 2016

How do you spy on a country when decision-making is concentrated in the mind of one man? U.S. spooks' traditional tools — from NSA intercepts to satellite imagery to espionage — are coming up short.


Osama Bin Laden Warned Of Civil War Between Jihadi Groups

Monday, March 07, 2016

The recently released bin Laden papers include letters in which the al-Qaida leader warned against establishing an Islamic state too soon. He also feared conflicts between rival Islamist groups.


CIA Releases New Documents Seized In 2011 Bin Laden Raid

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The CIA declassified a new tranche of documents seized during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. At a Tuesday briefing at CIA headquarters, counterterrorism officials releas...


CIA Director: ISIS Is 'Much Larger Than Al-Qaida Ever Was'

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Terror leaders captured by the U.S. would likely be subject to the laws of the nations in which they were caught, CIA Director John Brennan told NPR in an exclusive interview. Brennan...


CIA Director Brennan On Apple, Syria And ISIS

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

CIA Director John Brennan sits down with NPR for a wide-ranging interview at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Va. He discusses subjects ranging from Syria to cybersecurity to the state of ISIS.


U.S. Spy Chief On Apple, ISIS And His Future At The CIA

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

CIA Director John Brennan sits down with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly for a wide-ranging interview at the agency's headquarters in Langley, Va.


Intelligence Heads Provide Update On Threats Facing U.S.

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The heads of America's top intelligence agencies — including the CIA, FBI and NSA — gave their latest update on the nature of threats facing the U.S. on Tuesday, from ISIS to Russia t...


Iran Nuclear Deal May Open Door For U.S. Spies

Thursday, January 21, 2016

For more than 30 years, Iran has been a black hole for the CIA and other intelligence agencies. U.S. spies are hoping to capitalize on the latest diplomatic contact between Tehran and Washington, D.C.


When The People In Charge Of U.S. Cybersecurity Get Hacked

Monday, January 18, 2016

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says his home email and phone accounts have been hacked. CIA Director John Brennan's private accounts were targeted in October. What lessons can be learned?


Bin Laden: From Millionaire's Son To Most-Wanted

Monday, May 02, 2011

The mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Obama said Sunday in a late-night statement at the White House. Detai...