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    1. April 29, 2016

      Jupiter hires former CIA agents

      They are best known for gathering secret information on foreign governments, but former CIA agents are now coaching...

    2. April 16, 2016

      The power of angry political cartoonists

      Donald Trump, Nigel Farage, Marine Le Pen and many others around the world are making hay out of railing against their...

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    1. Oil Industry 2013

      A shift on the part of US independents, many of which have been under pressure from sh...
    2. Special Report: The Future of Business Data

      For privacy and legal reasons, businesses will need to get rid of some of the data the...
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    1. March 17, 2016

      US military chief rejects Donald Trump’s anti-terror rhetoric

      The senior US military commander said on Thursday that proposals by Donald Trump to revive waterboarding and target the...

    2. March 17, 2016

      The appearance of disappearance: the CIA’s secret black sites

      Twelve years ago, in a village on the edge of a pine forest not far from Lithuania’s elegant capital Vilnius, workmen...

    3. March 8, 2016

      Hillary Clinton’s email problems will not go away

      As Hillary Clinton turns her sights on a likely general election battle with Donald Trump, the Democratic frontrunner...

    4. December 22, 2015

      Absurd roots of modern regulatory practice

      In 1908 the Cambridge classical scholar, FM Cornford, published Microcosmographia Academica, a satirical guide to...

    5. December 21, 2015

      Santa Claus reveals himself as a master of the CIA playbook

      “You better watch out.” If there are any more minatory opening words in popular music, it is hard to think what they...

    6. November 18, 2015

      Rise of encryption tests intelligence in Isis fight

      One challenge above all stands out for western counter-terrorism agencies fighting Isis: the rise of encryption...

    7. Tech blog

      November 17, 2015

      #techFT - Cyberwar intensifies post-Paris

      Cyber-conflict is set to escalate after the Paris attacks, Uber is not really disruptive, the Word of 2015 is not a...

    8. November 17, 2015

      US warns on terrorists’ use of encryption

      The Paris attacks are reviving the debate about whether terrorists are taking advantage of encryption technologies that...

    9. November 4, 2015

      Do not let the spies weaken encryption

      Just as Sherlock Holmes observed in The Adventure of Silver Blaze, the most significant thing can be an absence — in...

    10. October 21, 2015

      John Brennan suggested Colin Powell as presidential envoy to Iran

      Before becoming head of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan recommended that the US directly engage with Iran...

    11. October 14, 2015

      Bob Marley novelist Marlon James wins Man Booker Prize

      The Jamaican writer Marlon James has won this year’s Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings....

    12. September 25, 2015

      Last Briton at Guantánamo to be released

      Shaker Aamer, the last Briton to be incarcerated without trial at Guantánamo Bay, is to be released and returned to the...

    13. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greek MPs pass reforms Athens this morning approved key reforms demanded by eurozone creditors as a condition for...

    14. July 11, 2015

      US psychologists linked to CIA torture

      The leading industry association for US psychologists colluded with the Central Intelligence Agency and the Pentagon to...

    15. June 12, 2015

      Pakistan expels Save the Children charity

      Pakistan has shut down the offices of Save the Children and given the global charity 15 days to leave the country as...

    16. June 4, 2015

      Spy — film review

      To be successful at the box office in an age with the attention span of a mayfly, a comedy must offer multiple-choice...

    17. May 14, 2015

      Adding ex-spy Sawers to BP board could spook nervous customers

      Different non-executive directors have different core competences. Some are good at passing the port with an avuncular...

    18. April 30, 2015

      Airbus files criminal complaint over alleged German spying

      Airbus has filed a criminal complaint against unknown persons over reports that German secret services helped the US to...

    19. April 24, 2015

      Stark reality behind CIA drone operations as innocent die

      CIA surveillance aircraft monitored the compound in Pakistan’s Shawal valley, close to the Afghan border, for several...

    20. April 23, 2015

      Former CIA chief fined $100,000 over classified breach

      David Petraeus, the retired general and former Central Intelligence Agency head, has been sentenced to two years of...

    21. FT Alphaville

      April 9, 2015

      Spotting lies, and the lying liars who layer them

      Can you spot a lie? What about a half-truth, a sin of omission or the telling smirk of someone who thinks they got away...

    22. April 3, 2015

      Interview: Andrew Niccol

      There are few certainties in military conflict. Win the battle, you can lose the war. Win the war, you can lose the...

    23. March 30, 2015

      CIA interrogation techniques exported to the workplace

      Well, here’s a business communications book with a difference: Get The Truth — Former CIA Officers Teach You How To...

    24. March 3, 2015

      Petraeus pleads guilty over leaks to lover

      Former CIA head David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges for sharing detailed log books containing...

    25. February 18, 2015

      Poland agrees to pay 2 victims of CIA rendition

      Poland will be the first country to pay damages for participating in the US Central Intelligence Agency’s secret...

    26. February 8, 2015

      ‘Lords of Secrecy: The National Security Elite and America’s Stealth Warfare’, by Scott Horton

      The power of state secrets and their keepers has waxed and waned many times in the history of modern democracies. In...

    27. January 23, 2015

      ‘Guantánamo Diary’, by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

      In November 2001, weeks after the terrorist attacks of September 11, a 30-year-old electrical engineer called Mohamedou...

    28. January 15, 2015

      CIA clears staff who accessed Senate PCs

      An internal panel set up by the CIA said on Wednesday that agency employees would not be punished for secretly...

    29. January 10, 2015

      Prosecutors recommend Petraeus face criminal charges

      Federal prosecutors have recommended that retired general and former CIA director David Petraeus face criminal charges...

    30. December 19, 2014

      CIA torture story began rather earlier than 2001

      Sir, Reading “Breaking the rules” (The Big Read, December 13), Geoff Dyer’s article on CIA torture practices, leaves me...

    31. December 18, 2014

      US left looking powerless after hacked Sony pulls ‘The Interview’

      With its apparent victory over Sony, North Korea has exposed one of the uncomfortable truths about the new era of cyber...

    32. December 14, 2014

      Lawyers must be held to account for authorising torture

      Dianne Feinstein and the US Senate intelligence committee have produced a brave and damning report on torture by the...

    33. December 12, 2014

      The CIA and torture: Breaking the rules

      As part of their basic training, American soldiers are sent on a course that simulates being captured by the enemy,...

    34. December 12, 2014

      CIA report caps steely career for Feinstein

      Senator Dianne Feinstein was never going to let the CIA have the last word on the grisly torture techniques her...

    35. December 11, 2014

      CIA made serious mistakes, says Brennan

      The director of the CIA admitted that the agency made serious mistakes in how it ran a programme to interrogate terror...

    36. December 11, 2014

      UK spy chiefs asked for CIA report deletions

      British intelligence chiefs asked for parts of the summary of the US Senate report into torture by the CIA to be...

    37. December 10, 2014

      CIA shielded from damning report on interrogation methods

      The Central Intelligence Agency has just received the most searing indictment of its activities in a generation but it...

    38. December 10, 2014

      CIA torturers should be prosecuted, say human rights groups

      Human rights groups have called for prosecutions of individuals accused of the torture revealed in a damning report by...

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