The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics

October 11, 2017

The long read: In order to tempt nuclear scientists from countries such as Iran or North Korea to defect, US spy agencies routinely send agents to academic conferences or even host their own fake ones The Iran were willing to spend. To show his sincerity and goodwill, the agent put his hand over his heart. Salam habibi, he said. Im from the CIA, and I want you to board a…

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5 things for September 6: Irma, DACA, Sen. Menendez, Iran, health & height

September 30, 2017

(CNN)Looks like we mightget flying cars (and electric ones at that!) after all. Here’s what elseyou need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Most forecasts predict Irma could hit Florida this weekend, but exactly when or where is up for debate. A state of emergency has…

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