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Spy agencies urged to fix open secret: A lack of diversity

May. 19, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The peril that National Security Agency staff wanted to discuss with their director didn’t involve terrorists or enemy nations. It was something closer to home: racism and cultural misunderstandings inside America’s largest intelligence service. The NSA and...

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has book out this fall

Apr. 11, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a book coming out this fall that covers his years in the Trump administration and, according to his publisher, offers “unvarnished appraisals of the deals made and characters encountered along the way." Broadside Books, a...

Russia underestimated Ukraine's resistance, US officials say

Mar. 08, 2022 21:58 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States believes Russia underestimated the strength of Ukraine’s resistance before launching an invasion that has likely caused thousands of Russian casualties, the Biden administration's top intelligence official told lawmakers Tuesday. The testimony,...

Whitefish man gets 6 years in prison for elaborate fraud

Mar. 06, 2022 08:15 AM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — In order to convince the wealthy Whitefish philanthropist Michael Goguen to fund bogus covert military operations across the globe, Matthew A. Marshall spun one elaborate deception after another while portraying himself as a high-ranking intelligence official on a hero’s...