Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Foreign Policy Experts Push Back On Trump's Iranian Ships Comments

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Donald Trump says that if Iran harasses U.S. ships in the Persian Gulf, "they will be shot out of the water." Iranian and U.S. Navy vessels have long played cat-and-mouse in the Gulf.


When The U.S. Military Strikes, White House Points To A 2001 Measure

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

After the Sept. 11 attacks, Congress authorized the president to act against those responsible. Presidents Bush and Obama have cited that measure ever since in pursuit of multiple groups.


The Curious Deaths Of Kremlin Critics

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin and former colleagues who have fallen from favor seem to be dying at an unusual rate. Russia-watchers believe the deaths are not random.


White House Weighs Response To Cyberattacks Against U.S. Institutions

Friday, August 19, 2016

Should the U.S. retaliate for cyberattacks? Options range from sanctions to indictments to a counterattack to nothing. Lawmakers and security experts say there are pros and cons to each approach.


NSA Spying Tools Revealed Online Amid Hacking Fears

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Software code associated with the kind of cyber-surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency has appeared online. This is raising questions about whether the NSA has been hacked. It would be the latest act in this summer's cyber-drama involving compromises to the Democratic National Committee, U.S. leaders and others.


The Fine Line Between Countering Security Threats And Racial Profiling

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

A U.S. nuclear engineer is accused of spying for China. Chinese economic espionage costs the U.S. billions each year. The case raises questions about whether Chinese-Americans are unfairly targeted.


Counterterrorism Chief Sees Gains On The Battlefield, Stubborn Threats At Home

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nick Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, says progress against the Islamic State may be slow to affect the terror attacks plaguing the West.


A Once-Closed Russian Military Town In The Arctic Opens To The World

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

For generations, Roslyakovo was a secret city with restricted access, even for Russians. The shipbuilding center was a place to work on military technology, and also a perfect place to hide things.


This Week In Hacks: The Democrats, Russia And Trump

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Cybersecurity experts say some evidence points to Russia in a series of hacks on the Democratic Party. Russian officials and Donald Trump both weighed in on the recent hacks as well.


Clinton Campaign Says Trump Is Encouraging 'Espionage' After Hacking Comment

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Donald Trump on Wednesday called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email and recover messages from her tenure as secretary of state.


Was That A Russian Spy, Or Am I Getting Paranoid?

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Journalists, dissidents, human rights workers all tell stories of being followed and harassed by Russia's security services. They range from the comical to the frightening.


Examining Russia's Role In Leaked Democratic Party Emails

Monday, July 25, 2016

What evidence ties Russia's intelligence services to the theft and release of the internal emails of Democratic Party officials? And how would the public release those messages serve Moscow?


A Summer Of Terrorism Points To The Limits Of Counterterrorism

Sunday, July 24, 2016

The recent series of major terror attacks — from Orlando to Istanbul to Nice — have exposed some uncomfortable truths about the limits of counterterrorism.


Dine Like A Soviet Spy: Old KGB Haunt Opens Its Doors Again

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.


The Edge Of A 'New Catastrophe': The Fears Of A Russian Opposition Leader

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.


When Global Warming Is Good — For Russia

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.


During Tenure In Russia, Edward Snowden Has Kept A Low Profile

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.


At Least 28 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A bombing attack on an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, has left at least 28 people dead and many more wounded.


Bombing Attack Kills At Least 10 People At Istanbul Airport

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Turkish authorities say 10 people were killed and many more wounded in a bombing at Istanbul's airport on Tuesday.


Russia's Ex-Spy Chief Shares Opinions Of His American Counterparts

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.