Tag: Langley

Tracking Isis, stalking the CIA: how anyone can be big brother online

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“Our choice isn’t between a world where either the good guys spy or the bad guys spy. It’s a choice of everybody gets to spy or nobody gets to spy.” So said the security luminary Bruce Schneier at BBC Future’s

CIA Hiring Chief Demystifies Agency’s Recruitment

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A tap on the shoulder from a university professor. A call from an unknown number leaving a vague voicemail message. Finding yourself strapped to a polygraph machine in a windowless room in Langley, VA, being told you might be lying

ISIS in Iraq stinks of CIA/NATO ‘dirty war’ op

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For days now, since their dramatic June 10 taking of Mosul, Western mainstream media have been filled with horror stories of the military conquests in Iraq of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, with the curious acronym ISIS. ISIS,

Former NASA Langley Research Center contractor arrested by FBI in Va. on plane bound for China

NORFOLK, Va. — A Chinese national who worked at NASA’s Langley Research Center has been arrested on a plane bound for Beijing on charges of lying to federal agents. Bo Jiang made his initial appearance Monday in Norfolk federal court.

REVIEW: Charlie Wilson’s War. The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History

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By George Crile.  New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2003. 550 pages, photos, index. FOR most of his 24-year career in the House of Representatives, Charles Wilson was known for his abiding fondness for hot tubs, women and Scotch whiskey. His