security & defense
The spy saga of an Iranian nuclear scientist ended with his execution
Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in 2009 and reappeared one year later in the United States. He says he was kidnapped; the US says that's false.
Canada’s Spies Won Awards for ‘Dangerous’ Work in Afghanistan, but Details Remain Secret
Documents obtained by VICE News suggest that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service was doing more risky work that they let on in Afghanistan.
Canada Once Again Politely Asks People to Stop Shooting Lasers at Planes
Since this is still somehow a problem, Canada pleads with its citizens to stop firing lasers at aircraft because it is, obviously, very dangerous.
A Guantanamo Bay Detainee Has Been Sent Home to Morocco and Nobody's Heard from Him Since
Lawyers for Chekkouri say they don't know where he is, and have no been able to speak with or see their client since he arrived on Moroccan soil.
US Releases New Bin Laden Documents, Including Love Letters and His Book Collection
Letters written by Osama Bin Laden in his final years depict a man concerned about al Qaeda splinter groups in Africa, with the document release coming a week after journalist Seymour Hersh questioned the government's account of his death.
US Navy Sends Destroyer to Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Cargo Ship
The USS Farragut has been sent to the Persian Gulf after Iranian military captured a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship, then ordered the captain to turn towards Iran.