To Save Afghan Peace Deal, US May Scale Back CIA Presence

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The United States is considering pulling back front-line C.I.A. personnel from bases in Afghanistan, according to U.S. officials,

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CIA Hunts for Authentic Virus Totals in China, Dismissing Government Tallies

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The C.I.A. has been warning the White House since at least early February that China has vastly understated its coronavirus

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Trump Warns Iran of Heightened Retaliation for Any Attacks on US Troops

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against using its proxy forces to attack American troops, vowing to retaliate by going

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Translator Accused of Revealing US Secrets Amid Tensions With Iran

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — A Minnesota woman who worked as a translator for the military in Iraq was charged on Wednesday with providing classified

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New Intelligence Chief Asks Election Czar to Remain in Post

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The new acting director of national intelligence, Richard Grenell, has asked an intelligence official who angered some lawmakers

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Russia Is Said to Be Interfering to Aid Sanders in Democratic Primaries

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — Russia has been trying to intervene in the Democratic primaries to aid Senator Bernie Sanders, according to people familiar with

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White House Confirms Killing of Terrorist Leader in Yemen

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The United States killed the leader of Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen, the White House confirmed on Thursday. The

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Senate Report Criticizes Response to Russian Meddling and Partly Blames McConnell

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — Republican congressional leaders’ refusal to publicly acknowledge Russian election interference in 2016 contributed to a

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NATO Eyes Troop Reductions in Afghanistan as US Draws Down

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — Some members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are considering withdrawing thousands of their forces from Afghanistan

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US Strikes at Leader of Qaeda in Yemen

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States has carried out an airstrike against the leader of Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen after months of tracking him by using

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