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Giant Hacking Attack in Bulgaria Raises Suspicion of Russian Meddling

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Kristiyan Boikov was 14 years old and living in Bulgaria’s second-largest city, Plovdiv,…

Ex-President of Panama Is Cleared of Political Espionage

PANAMA CITY — Former President Ricardo Martinelli of Panama has been found not guilty of political…

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…

Trump Names an Acting Spy Chief as No. 2 Intelligence Official Steps Down

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday abruptly decided to install Joseph Maguire, the director of the…

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…

‘Urgent Resolve’ to Fight Domestic Terrorism Faces Tall Legal Obstacles

Within days of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the United States government began writing new laws,…

Trump Won’t Let No. 2 Spy Chief Take Over When Coats Leaves

WASHINGTON — The White House is planning to block Sue Gordon, the nation’s No. 2 intelligence…

U.S. Military Calls ISIS in Afghanistan a Threat to the West. Intelligence Officials Disagree.

WASHINGTON — Senior United States military and intelligence officials are sharply divided over how much of…

Trump’s Pick for Top Intelligence Post Overstated Parts of His Biography

WASHINGTON — Aides to the congressman chosen by President Trump to lead the nation’s intelligence agencies…

More N.S.A. Call Data Problems Surface as Law’s Expiration Approaches

WASHINGTON — Even after the National Security Agency announced last year that it had purged records…

Trump’s Choice of a Partisan for Top Intelligence Post Rattles Critics

WASHINGTON — For what is supposed to be perhaps the most nonpartisan job in Washington —…

The Former Police Inspector Rattling Spain’s Establishment

MADRID — Over more than 20 years as a Spanish police commissioner, José Manuel Villarejo rubbed…

John Ratcliffe, Nominee for Intelligence Chief, Is Seen as Staunch Trump Ally

John Ratcliffe, a House representative from Texas, will be nominated to replace Dan Coats as the…

Dan Coats Expected to Step Down as Intelligence Chief

WASHINGTON — Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, is expected to step down in the…

Iran Claims to Arrest 17 U.S. Spies but Offers Few Details

LONDON — Iran said on Monday that it had arrested 17 Iranian nationals on charges of…