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Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Soviet-era movie stars, cosmonauts and, yes, intelligence agents once socialized at Aragvi over chicken tabaka and Georgian wine. Now the restaurant has reopened for regular diners.
Monday, July 04, 2016
Gennady Gudkov was recruited by the KGB 35 years ago. He later emerged as one of the Russian parliament's most vocal Putin critics. The Kremlin has been trying to crush him ever since.
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Melting Arctic ice is giving Russia new shipping routes and access to oil. They're also building up militarily, in what could be the next crisis zone between Russia and the West.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
It's been three years since Edward Snowden landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and began a new life in exile. NPR has an update on his strange tenure in Russia.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
A bombing attack on an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, has left at least 28 people dead and many more wounded.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Turkish authorities say 10 people were killed and many more wounded in a bombing at Istanbul's airport on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Vyacheslav Trubnikov was a Soviet and Russian spy for more than three decades. He found some of his American adversaries worthy rivals. Others, not so much.
Monday, June 20, 2016
A new Cold War is brewing in the Arctic as Russia looks north from its remote port of Murmansk at a new era of dominance in a polar region opening up because of melting sea ice.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Russia on Thursday launched the new, nuclear powered icebreaker Arktika in St Petersburg. It shows Russia's ambitions to control the top of the world in the 21st century.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
In St. Petersburg on Thursday morning, Russia will float the world's biggest and most powerful icebreaker. The Arktika is the length of two football fields, can break through ice 13 feet deep, features not one but two nuclear reactors, and is an unmistakable signal of Russia's intent to challenge America's global military dominance.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
In the 1980s, the FBI and NSA dug a tunnel for espionage purposes beneath the Soviet Embassy in Washington. The spy rivalry continues, but how has the game changed since the fall of the Soviet Union?
Friday, June 10, 2016
If there's one man who epitomizes the Republican establishment, it's former Senator Bob Dole. And yet as the GOP struggles with their presumptive nominee, Dole has fully endorsed him.
Saturday, June 04, 2016
France had already been dealing with crippling strikes when the Seine River flooded. Now, as the country prepares to host the UEFA European soccer championship, police say they are overstretched.
Monday, May 09, 2016
As the presidential front-runners move closer to the July conventions, they will assume the many trappings of a president, including their very own top-secret briefings. President Truman started the tradition of providing classified briefings to presidential candidates back in 1952. NPR explores how the process will unfold this summer, how much is shared with potential nominees, and the risk of a candidate leaking intelligence secrets.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Sabrina De Sousa could become the first U.S. official jailed for the CIA's rendition program. She was convicted of helping seize a radical Muslim cleric from the streets of Milan in 2003.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
What do we know concerning Saudi Arabia's alleged involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks, and when may the report's 28 classified pages be made public?
Monday, April 25, 2016
The U.S. and the West aren't the only ones operating on the cyber-battlefield in the war with ISIS. The terror group has cyber-capabilities of its own. NPR takes a look at these capabilities and explores how they play into the larger expansion of cyber-strike and counter-strike throughout the Middle East.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Clarridge, who headed up the agency's anti-communist efforts in Central America in the 1980s and was indicted and pardoned in the Iran-Contra scandal, died April 9.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
President Obama has confirmed the U.S. is conducting cyber operations to disrupt ISIS. The Pentagon officially recognizes cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare — after land, sea, air and space.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
President Obama convenes his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters on Wednesday. On the agenda: how to defeat ISIS, how to advance peace in Syria and how to achieve those two goals quickly.