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David Rohde

Exclusive: In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty - sources

Feb 09 2017

WASHINGTON In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call. | Video

Special Report: How hospitals, nursing homes keep 'superbug' outbreaks secret

Dec 22 2016

By Deborah J. Nelson, David Rohde, Benjamin Lesser and Ryan McNeill

The politics of espionage in the Obama-Brennan era

Nov 02 2016

WASHINGTON Supporters hail CIA director John Brennan as a devoted public servant with a strong moral core and a tenacious work ethic. He has increased the recruitment of minority intelligence officers and promoted women to senior posts. He wears a lanyard around his neck every day that celebrates LGBT diversity at the CIA.

Special Report: John Brennan's attempt to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar

Nov 02 2016

WASHINGTON When America goes to the polls on Nov. 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war.

The politics of espionage in the Obama-Brennan era

Nov 02 2016

WASHINGTON Supporters hail CIA director John Brennan as a devoted public servant with a strong moral core and a tenacious work ethic. He has increased the recruitment of minority intelligence officers and promoted women to senior posts. He wears a lanyard around his neck every day that celebrates LGBT diversity at the CIA.

U.S. vote authorities warned to be alert to Russian hacks faking fraud: officials

Oct 20 2016

U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials are warning that hackers with ties to Russia's intelligence services could try to undermine the credibility of the presidential election by posting documents online purporting to show evidence of voter fraud.

Ex-detainees say CIA used makeshift electric chair in secret Afghan prison: rights group

Oct 03 2016

Two Tunisian men who spent 12 years in U.S. custody in Afghanistan said CIA interrogators tortured them using previously unreported techniques that included threatening them with a makeshift electric chair and beating them with batons so brutally that they suffered broken bones, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday.

Special Report: Yemen's guerrilla war tests military ambitions of big-spending Saudis

Apr 20 2016

RIYADH/WASHINGTON Six years ago, Saudi and American officials agreed on a record $60 billion arms deal. The United States would sell scores of F-15 fighters, Apache attack helicopters and other advanced weaponry to the oil-rich kingdom.

Turkish president threatens to sue those who insult him

Mar 31 2016

WASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday that he will continue to sue critics who insult him in Turkey, where journalists and other critics of the president have been imprisoned.

Empty American promises and the lives they can cost

Mar 25 2016

On Thursday, a 65-year-old man with a name that Americans struggle to pronounce was convicted of committing genocide 20 years ago in Bosnia.

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