CIA

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Louis Armstrong and the spy: how the CIA used him as a ‘trojan horse’ in Congo
Book reveals how the jazz musician unwittingly became party to secret cold war manoeuvres by the US in Africa

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

12, Sep, 2021 @8:45 AM

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‘Bad options all around’: Biden’s vow to avenge Kabul attack could take years
Joe Biden’s options are limited in short-term as US troops withdraw from Afghanistan in daysAfghanistan: live updates

Jason Burke

27, Aug, 2021 @4:44 PM

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Taliban close Kabul airport road to Afghans to block their evacuation
Decision likely to leave tens of thousands who had been hoping to escape trapped under group’s control

Peter Beaumont

24, Aug, 2021 @4:50 PM

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‘A massive policy fail’: CIA warned White House of swift Taliban takeover
Administration’s claim that it was taken by surprise is ‘misleading at best’

Julian Borger and Hugo Lowell in Washington, Dan Sabbagh defence and security editor

18, Aug, 2021 @7:36 PM

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‘It was just such a maze’: the twisty story behind Enemies of the State
In a Errol Morris-produced documentary, the strange story of a ‘hacktivist’ whose life gets turned upside down is brought to life with more questions than answers remaining

David Smith in Washington

27, Jul, 2021 @6:47 AM

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Priscilla Johnson McMillan obituary
Journalist, author and historian who knew both President John F Kennedy and his alleged assassin Lee Harvey Oswald

Michael Carlson

19, Jul, 2021 @8:54 AM

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Microwave weapons that could cause Havana Syndrome exist, experts say
Russia and possibly China have developed technology capable of injuring brain and a US company made a prototype in 2004

Julian Borger in Washington

02, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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China rejects Biden’s call to examine Covid origin theories
Spokesman says US president’s order to intelligence agencies is attempt to stigmatise Chinese government

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

27, May, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Did Covid come from a Wuhan lab? What we know so far
To China’s fury, Joe Biden has ordered a review of rival theories about lab leaks and animal hosts

Peter Beaumont

27, May, 2021 @2:13 PM

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Spy who got the cold shoulder: how the west abandoned its star defector
Michal Goleniewski exposed Soviet agents in the UK, but the CIA airbrushed him from history, says author

Donna Ferguson

23, May, 2021 @9:30 AM

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US officials confirm 130 incidents of mysterious Havana syndrome brain injury
US diplomats, spies and defence officials have reported serious symptoms, some within the past few weeks

Julian Borger in Washington

13, May, 2021 @9:25 PM

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CIA forges unity in diversity: everybody hates their ‘woke’ recruitment ad
A social media campaign featuring a self-described cisgender millennial Latin intelligence officer drew ire from right and left

Julian Borger in Washington

04, May, 2021 @5:58 PM

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