The actor and comedian will star alongside Jack Bauer in the second series
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Top secret documents show that half of those killed in a year were 'unknown extremists'
Monday 18 March 2013
Two senior Iraqi politicians told Western intelligence that Saddam Hussein had no weapons of mass destruction on the eve of the 2003 invasion – but their warnings were ignored and then not reported to the subsequent Butler inquiry, according to a major new investigation.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Tehran accuses Mossad, the CIA and MI6 of being behind the assassinations
Friday 08 March 2013
John Brennan took over as director of the CIA today, the finishing touch on president Barack Obama's national security team for his second term.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
US General John Allen, who oversaw the Nato war effort in Afghanistan until earlier this month, has decided to retire instead of pursuing his nomination as head of the military alliance.
Friday 08 February 2013
John Brennan has been the President's top counter-terrorism adviser for the last four years
Monday 04 February 2013
Pre-emptive strikes will be launched under secret guidelines to protect computer systems
Monday 28 January 2013
Lawyers for two men who say they were held illegally in a secret CIA jail in Poland argue that a landmark criminal investigation into the “black site” is being stalled because a trial will embarrass the Polish state.
Monday 28 January 2013
Iran has shocked the world this afternoon by unveiling photographs of a mechanical amputation device used to chop the fingers off convicted thieves and adulterers. But are the practices of the democratic West much better?
Sunday 27 January 2013
Bigelow's drama about CIA's search for Osama raises torture, but ducks all the tough questions
Sunday 20 January 2013
There are no shortage of oddities in this Oscar-nominated movie, but our Middle East Correspondent is moved by a brilliant depiction of Iran after the 1979 upheaval
How did Bigelow access America's secrets about torture and Bin Laden's assassination for Zero Dark Thirty?
Friday 18 January 2013
Oscar contender is triggering growing criticism from US senators that the movie supports 'waterboarding'
Wednesday 16 January 2013
She was, at first glance, the classic little old lady. Jeanne Vertefeuille, brought up as an only child, never married. She lived alone in a modest apartment and invariably walked to work. She might have been a librarian, a clerk, or a quiet pillar of her local church community. In fact she led the team that unmasked the most damaging mole in the history of the CIA.
Thursday 13 December 2012
In the world of espionage, where information is power, it is not unusual to find men like Alexander Litvinenko, a former agent, trading on what he could pick up from his contacts. Nor is it remarkable that his services were shared by his paymasters, MI6, with authorities in another friendly country, Spain.
Monday 10 December 2012
Off to Lebanon, eh? Sounds like a fun trip.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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