Intelligence

A washingtonpost.com special report on the nation's intelligence community and related agencies and activities including the war on terror and efforts to combat weapons of mass destruction.

The Obama administration pressed Thursday for greater United Nations authority to confront Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's forces by land, air and sea, while insisting that Arab governments play a central role in any possible military action.
 
Gates says U.S. military could enforce a no-fly zone in Libya if Obama ordered one (Post, March 14, 2011; 12:08 PM)
 
Obama offers tempered support for Libya rebels (Post, March 12, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
Turmoil jars U.S. counter-terror efforts (Post, March 7, 2011; 9:04 PM)
 
Hacked e-mails show Web is increasingly useful tool in dirty-tricks campaigns (Post, March 6, 2011; 7:42 PM)
 
Concern grows over use of flame retardant HBCD (Post, March 4, 2011; 11:35 AM)
 
Listening to music can prompt the brain to send positive signals throughout the body (Post, February 28, 2011; 9:08 PM)
 
White House caution in response to Gaddafi's actions was guided by fears for the safety of Americans in Libya: White House weighed safety of Americans as it deliberated Libya response (Post, February 27, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
U.S. closes embassy in Tripoli, prepares sanctions (Post, February 25, 2011; 11:58 PM)
 
Increased U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan killing few high-ranking militants (Post, February 21, 2011; 12:07 AM)
 
Bin Laden likely to be sent to Guantanamo if captured, Panetta tells Senate panel (Post, February 16, 2011; 10:10 PM)
 
Anthrax report casts doubt on scientific evidence in FBI case against Bruce Ivins (Post, February 15, 2011; 9:32 PM)
 
Comments by Panetta stoke unmet expectations (Post, February 11, 2011; 12:08 AM)
 
Taliban's spring offensive likely to target Afghan leaders cooperating with government (Post, February 7, 2011; 11:28 PM)
 
When innovation is a risk for small businesses (Post, February 5, 2011; 9:18 PM)
 
Senate probe faults Army, FBI for missing warning signs before Fort Hood attack (Post, February 3, 2011; 10:16 PM)
 
Text of President Obama's State of the Union address (Post, January 26, 2011; 12:33 AM)
 
Aging and failed satellites jeopardize efforts to collect data on climate change (Post, January 24, 2011; 8:12 PM)
 
Giffords faces long road to help her brain rebuild itself after Tucson shooting (Post, January 21, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
The 2011 counterterrorism calendar, working for you (Post, January 20, 2011; 8:29 PM)
 

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