Extraordinary scenes filmed for new documentary showing the marine mammals in their natural habitats
Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA have wounded the President almost as much as the disastrous roll-out of his healthcare reform
Gardner Hathaway was a CIA chief of counter-intelligence whose career took him to Cold War focal points ranging from Berlin to Moscow and placed him at the centre of many espionage episodes. Taciturn but courtly, "Gus" Hathaway was an undercover officer known for his mastery of espionage tradecraft and his aggressive efforts to best the KGB. "Gus was a risk-taker," said Jack Downing, a former CIA deputy director of operations. "We needed good intelligence, and we needed to be aggressive to get it. He was canny and smart."
An investigation has claimed the retired FBI agent was on an unapproved intelligence gathering mission when he went missing in 2007
Wales praised Snowden for the care he took in the materials he leaked and described the NSA revelations as "incredibly damaging and embarrassing to the US"
Two cases in quick succession have placed US secret agents under scrutiny
Earl Browning was a counter-intelligence officer in occupied Germany after the Second World War who raised persistent but unheeded objections when the US military began using the notorious Gestapo chief Klaus Barbie as a paid informant. Browning had served in the Counter Intelligence Corps in Normandy and at the Battle of the Bulge. At war's end he was stationed in Frankfurt, monitoring intelligence activities in the US-occupied zone.
No publisher would touch Proust's book in 1913 so he had to pay his own printing costs, says Boyd Tonkin
The heads of MI5, MI6 and GCHQ yesterday told MPs that the information leaked to the press by Edward Snowden, a former employee of the NSA, had significantly compromised their operations.
The heads of Britain’s security services left MPs in no doubt whom they blame for aiding terrorism
History has shown life isn't kind to US intelligence insiders gone rogue
His comments follow those earlier this week from Andrew Parker, the new head of MI5, who launched a scathing attack on the leaks
Fraudsters including Armenians, Turks, Kurds, Japanese, members of al-Qa’ida and the Knights of Malta have tried to claim the money, but no one is sure who it belongs to
Writer was a canny businessman who managed to turn himself into a brand, spawning successful film and video game franchises
Glamour and gutter politics clash as four candidates vie to head the 100-year-old high-life establishment
Kenyan foreign minister says British woman experienced in terrorist activities was among attackers at Nairobi shopping centre