A "proof of life" photo provided to the family of ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson in April 2011.
December 12, 2013 Robert Levinson vanished in Iran in 2007. His family hasn't received proof of life in more than two years.
December 12, 2013 Aviation Week says the classified surveillance drone, which is meant to replace the Cold War-era SR-71 Blackbird, has begun test flights at Area 51.
National Intelligence Director James Clapper (left), accompanied by Gen. Keith Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
October 2, 2013 The director of national intelligence says that with 70 percent of spy agency staff on furlough, essential staff are being stretched thin.
Egyptian cleric Osama Mustafa Hasan Nasr, photographed in 2007. Better known as Abu Omar, he was allegedly kidnapped by CIA agents in Italy in 2003 and taken to Egypt for interrogation.
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July 19, 2013 Robert Seldon Lady, the former CIA station chief in Milan, was arrested in connection with the extraordinary rendition of Muslim cleric Abu Omar in 2003.
Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky arrives in Chicago with President Obama in March.
June 14, 2013 Keeping tabs on the arm of government that constantly invokes national security to justify its opaqueness can be a frustrating experience for members of Congress.
April 28, 2011 President Obama chose officials as part of his national security team who should be easily confirmed by the Senate. They also have a familiar, Bush-era feel.
January 6, 2011 Prosecutors say the disgruntled officer leaked secret information about foreign countries' weapons capabilities.
September 22, 2010 The secret paramilitary was trained in Afghanistan, but conducts missions across the border. The unit was revealed in Bob Woodward's new book, Obama's Wars.
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