Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders

WASHINGTON — President Trump dismissed on Friday a whistle-blower complaint said to involve him as a…

Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies

The F.B.I. has used secret subpoenas to obtain personal data from far more companies than previously…

Watchdog Refuses to Detail Whistle-Blower Complaint About Trump

WASHINGTON — The internal watchdog for American spy agencies declined repeatedly in a briefing on Thursday…

1894: Germany Arrests Russian Official Accused of Spying

[FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT] BERLIN, Sept. 17 — I have received a number of details on…

Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress

WASHINGTON — The acting director of national intelligence will not testify before Congress this week or…

Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated

MADRID — Spain rejected a United States request to extradite Hugo Carvajal, the former intelligence chief…

What Spy? Kremlin Mocks Aide Recruited by C.I.A. as a Boozy Nobody

MOSCOW — He drank too much, abandoned his sick, aged mother and — most important of…

Frederic Pryor, Player in ‘Bridge of Spies’ Case, Dies at 86

Frederic Pryor, an American graduate student who was jailed in East Germany in 1961 on suspicion…

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…

Trump Denies U.S. Responsibility in Iranian Missile Base Explosion

A mysterious explosion on Thursday at an Iranian space center prompted speculation that it was American…

The Israel-Iran Shadow War Escalates and Breaks Into the Open

JERUSALEM — Israel has carried out a series of attacks across the Middle East in recent…

U.S. Cyberattack Hurt Iran’s Ability to Target Oil Tankers, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — A secret cyberattack against Iran in June wiped out a critical database used by…

How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad

WASHINGTON — One former senior foreign policy official in the Obama administration received messages from someone…

Australian Writer Yang Hengjun Charged with Spying in China

SYDNEY, Australia — Yang Hengjun, a well-known Australian writer and democracy activist detained by the Chinese…