Trump Confirms 2017 Killing of Feared Bomb Maker for Al Qaeda

President Trump announced on Thursday that United States forces had killed Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, a highly…

Italy’s Connection to the Russia Investigation, Explained

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr has said he is reviewing the origins of the…

Barr and a Top Prosecutor Cast a Wide Net in Reviewing the Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — After a jet carrying Attorney General William P. Barr touched down in Rome late…

How the Law Protects Intelligence Whistle-Blowers, and Leaves Them at Risk

WASHINGTON — President Trump has threateningly targeted the whistle-blower who brought to light how he pressured…

Schiff, House Intel Chairman, Got Early Account of Whistle-Blower’s Accusations

WASHINGTON — The Democratic head of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam B. Schiff of California,…

Joseph Wilson, Who Challenged Iraq War Narrative, Dies at 69

ImageFormer Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson in 2008 with his wife at the time, the former C.I.A.…

Why The Times Published Details of the Whistle-Blower’s Identity

On Thursday, The Times published exclusive details about the identity of the whistle-blower whose claims led…

Whistle-Blower Is a C.I.A. Officer Who Was Detailed to the White House

WASHINGTON — The whistle-blower who revealed that President Trump sought foreign help for his re-election and…

F.B.I. Agent Testifies That He Sent Questions for C.I.A. Detainees

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

Prosecutors Disclose Taped Confession in 9/11 Case

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

U.S. Tries to Seize Edward Snowden’s Proceeds From New Memoir

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued the former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Tuesday, seeking to…

C.I.A. Informant Extracted From Russia Had Sent Secrets to U.S. for Decades

WASHINGTON — Decades ago, the C.I.A. recruited and carefully cultivated a midlevel Russian official who began…

Trump Administration Officials at Odds Over C.I.A.’s Role in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Senior White House advisers have proposed secretly expanding the C.I.A.’s presence in Afghanistan if…

Missionary, Businessman, Prisoner, Spy: An American’s Odyssey in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Dong-chul, an American businessman in Rason, a North Korean special economic…

U.S. Sanctions Turn Iran’s Oil Industry Into Spy vs. Spy

They change offices every few months and store documents only in hard copy. They scan their…