When the CIA needed a cover story to extract six Americans from Iran during the 1979-80 hostage crisis, Tony Mendez devised a scheme that involved a crew scouting for a movie called “Argo.” The guise extended to advertisements for the fake production.
The White House says President Barack Obama will visit CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on Friday to thank employees there for their work in tracking down Osama bin Laden.
Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger says he has viewed photos of Osama bin Laden that carefully compare images of the al-Qaida leader when he was alive with ones after he had been shot by Navy SEALs.
The CIA is touting its version of eco-shredding on Earth Day, saying it’s found a way to make the “burn after reading” process environmentally friendly.